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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Receives Highest Honor for Nursing Excellence

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UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica has attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. The credential recognizes excellence in nursing and is the highest honor a healthcare organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

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NYU Meyers and Penn St. Awarded $5.8M NIH Grant to Improve Health for Minorities Living with HIV

The study will utilize an engineering-inspired framework to design an intervention to increase engagement along the HIV care continuum for African American/Black and Hispanic People Living with HIV who are neither taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) nor well engaged in HIV primary care.

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Penn Nursing’s Mary Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN, Named a Distinguished Investigator by AcademyHealth

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Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology, and Director of NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing is the recipient of the 2016 AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award.

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Mercy Medical Center’s Nursing Excellence Once Again Honored with Prestigious Magnet® Recognition

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Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, a nationally renowned medical institution named one of the top 100 hospitals in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters, has re-earned the coveted “Magnet®” recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®.

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In-Hospital Mobility Program Proves Successful for Patients’ Posthospital Function

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A UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.

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Solutions to Nurse Staffing Challenges Require Creativity, Commitment

Responses from more than 400 nurses at a recent national summit held by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses highlight the frequency and scope of challenges related to nurse staffing.

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Researchers Call for Better Prevention, Screening, Monitoring and Managing Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

In an editorial letter being published in the June 14 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, experts at Rush are calling upon federal and state government agencies, health care facilities and social service and health professional organizations to develop better programs for preventing, screening, monitoring and managing elder abuse in nursing homes.

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Advanced Pain Management Fellowship Offered through TCU and Nurse Anesthesia Partnership

TCU and the AANA have partnered to offer CRNAs this advanced pain management fellowship to support the growing field. The nation spends $600 billion annually in pain management medications.

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Challenges of Custom-Engineering Living Tissue, Marriage Could Improve Heart Attack Survival, Bleeding Hearts Predict Future Heart Failure, and More in the Cardiovascular Health News Source

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Nurse Leader Selected to Chair National Clinician Scholars Program Board

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Linda Sarna, interim dean at the UCLA School of Nursing, has been elected as the first National Board Chair for the National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP).

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Some Asian-Americans Are Predisposed to Want More Carbs; Breakthrough Toward Fish-Free Aquaculture Feed; Genetically Modified Golden Rice Falls Short, and More in the Food Science News Source

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New Strategies Needed to Improve Outcomes for ICU Survivors

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A series of articles in the journal AACN Advanced Critical Care focuses on the potential crisis related to post intensive care syndrome (PICS).

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Companion Care Program at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica Strives to Make Hospital Stays Less Lonely for Elderly Patients

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Here’s a great story that involves lonely, elderly hospital patients, volunteerism, and an aspiring medical school student. UCLA-Santa Monica Hospital’s “Companion Care Program” pairs volunteers with older patients who often experience feelings of loneliness and isolation. Often they have no friends or family living in the area to visit them, or their family members have work and other commitments that make it impossible to visit regularly. That’s where the hospital’s “volunteer companions” step in.

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Radar, Bed Sensors Help Health Providers Detect Problems Early

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Developing and evaluating motion-capture technology to help older adults “age in place” has been the focus of researchers at the University of Missouri for more than a decade. Previous research has utilized video game technology and various web-cameras to detect health changes in Tiger Place residents. Now, two new studies demonstrate how monitoring walking speed using radar and heart health by utilizing bed sensors help maintain older adults’ health and warn of impeding issues.

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New Clues Found to Immune System’s Misfiring in Autoimmune Diseases; Brain Power; Converting Cirrhosis-Causing Cells to Healthy Liver Cells in Mice, and More in the Cell Biology News Source

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Mayo Clinic’s Minnesota Campus Awarded Magnet Recognition® for Fifth Time

Mayo Clinic’s Rochester, Minnesota, campus has been awarded Magnet Recognition Program® redesignation for the fifth time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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ACR Statement on VA Advanced Practice Nurses Proposed Rule

The American College of Radiology supports the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) efforts to address the challenges that exist within its health system.

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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Applauds EPA’s New Source Methane Rules

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) today announced its support for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to regulate methane and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can contribute to worker wellbeing and health.

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Nurses Cite Language Barriers to Educating Parents About 'Shaken Baby Syndrome'

Language is a key obstacle to meeting guidelines for educating parents of newborns about "shaken baby syndrome"—also called abusive head trauma (SBS/AHT), reports a study in the Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.