School of Nursing expanding recovery program for mothers with SUD and children

June 13, 2022

  The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio has received $16 million from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to expand its successful Casa Mia recovery program for pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder (OUD) and their children, and expand these services to women with any type of […]

Women’s Health Month offers many UT Health San Antonio provider options

May 20, 2022

May is Women’s Health Month, a reminder for women to make time for important medical exams and to bring any concerns to the attention of their health provider. Women who work, go to school or receive training at UT Health San Antonio have many choices for managing their health through UT Health San Antonio providers. […]

School of Nursing financial course to aid family caregivers in lowering out-of-pocket costs

May 9, 2022

To help Latino caregivers manage the high costs of care, UT Health San Antonio is offering a five-part, online course called CONFIDENCE Financial Education and Training. The first weekly course will begin 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, May 12. Topics will include how to find community resources to displace out-of-pocket care costs, developing help-seeking skills, managing another persons’ money, balancing employment and caregiving and more.

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Nursing student encourages classmates to put patients first in their new careers

May 9, 2022

Graduating from the School of Nursing on May 21 is an accomplishment Fernando Anaya-Vasquez could not have imagined five years ago. Growing up in an immigrant family presented many challenges, including financial strains, frequent moves, cultural barriers and at times, isolation. However, these all factored into making him stronger in earning his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two organizations to consider for assisting Ukrainians

March 17, 2022

As conditions continue to worsen in Ukraine, UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff, students and residents may be wondering which organizations they can trust to provide aid to those in need. Here are two to consider: The United for Ukraine Global Fund, part of United Way Worldwide, is designated to support the millions of people […]