Patient Care


Caregiver Program Leads City’s Dementia Friendly Designation

July 14, 2020

The School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver Program led an effort to help San Antonio receive the designation of a Dementia Friendly City.




Wellness 360: School Expands Patient Practice

July 14, 2020

The School of Nursing is responding to the changing health care needs of the community by reinventing its clinical practice. Now called Wellness 360, the name accurately represents the comprehensive health care practice.




School of Nursing Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

July 14, 2020

When a global pandemic changed the world and threatened everyone’s health, School of Nursing faculty, staff and students reacted immediately. Learn how the school battled COVID-19 on all fronts.




Nurse Leader Exemplifies Innovation

July 14, 2020

2019 Visionary Leader Tommye Austin, Ph.D., M.B.A., RN, NEA-BC, of the University Health System designed a filtered mask for health care employees in preparation of a deluge of COVID-19 patients.



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Alumni Respond Across the U.S. To COVID-19 Health Crisis

June 29, 2020

In health care settings across the country, School of Nursing alumni are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. These innovative, caring nurses are helping to prevent spreading of the virus, caring for those hospitalized, and providing solace to those dying.




Graduates Help Create COVID-19 Unit for Veterans’ Hospital

June 29, 2020

Graduates of the School of Nursing worked together to help create the COVID-19 Unit at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in San Antonio, where they are providing care for COVID-positive veterans.




Casa Mia Provides Hope to Mothers, Their Babies

June 29, 2020

The School of Nursing is helping mothers in recovery from opioid use disorders by allowing them to keep their children. Casa Mia follows a social recovery-housing model.




Academic Partnerships Beneficial to Everyone

June 26, 2020

The school continues to strengthen partnerships with Methodist Healthcare System and the South Texas Veterans Hospital System. These partnerships enhance education, provide well-prepared employees, and improve patient care.




Maternal-Child Expert Named Nurse Imagemaker

June 26, 2020

Susan McDonald, Ph.D., APRN, CPNP-PC, assistant professor/clinical, was named a 2019 South Texas Nurse Imagemaker by the Delta Alpha-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Global Nursing Excellence and District 8, Texas Nurses Association.




Graduate with Heart for Service Dedicated to Students, Patients

December 17, 2019

Dina Tom, M.D. Class of 2010, teaches medical students, cares for pediatric patients, and volunteers locally and abroad.



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Providing Pediatric Cancer Patient Care

December 17, 2019

At the Pediatric Blood and Cancer Center, pediatric hematology and oncology physicians are offering children advanced and compassionate patient care.




Specialists Help Young Adults Battling Cancer

December 17, 2019

UT Health physicians are dedicated to helping adolescents and young adults, a special group battling cancer. These patients juggle many responsibilities while fighting for their lives.