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A community for better dementia care

1.7 million caregivers assist someone with dementia. Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing researchers partner with Adult Day Services statewide in a new pilot to create a learning community to develop best practices for these programs and improve resources for agencies that deliver this kind of service.

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innovationWhat makes nurses innovative?

New research seeks to identify traits and systems to improve lives of patients. Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Dean Stephen Cavanagh and postdoctoral scholar Tina Rylee unpack the theoretical framework of innovation in the nursing profession. The two share their findings in a new journal article.

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Changing health care for the betterNot your traditional nursing school

A graduate of the 2021 Class of the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing, Ju-A Son credits the critical thinking and communications skills at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis for how she serves babies and families. She says the diversity of her classmates and the innovative curriculum opened her eyes to perspectives she never expected.

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Video: Shining a light on nursing

More than three dozen students from underserved high schools in Sacramento spent two weeks at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. They received hands-on experience and discovered the pathways to a future in the nursing profession.

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prospective students

Prospective students

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Current students



Friends and supporters

Friends and supporters

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Career opportunities