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New Nutrition Science Major at University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

University of Pennsylvania undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Nursing or the School of Arts and Sciences can now add a second major in Nutrition Sciences to their first major.
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Whooping Cough Booster Vouchers Don’t Boost Immunization Rates of Caregivers

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A team of researchers lead evaluated the feasibility and impact of different interventions aimed at increasing the number of Tdap vaccinated caregivers.
3-Feb-2016 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Study Answers: What’s a Good Breakfast for Kids?

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A team of researchers concluded that a breakfast high in protein – like eggs – keeps children fuller longer than cereal or oatmeal, causing them to eat fewer calories at lunch.
2-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Penn Nursing Professor

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Cynthia A. Connolly, PhD, RN, PNP, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family & Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), has been awarded a fellowship from The National Endowment for...
26-Jan-2016 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Study Shows Lower Surgical Mortality in Hospitals with Best Nursing Care

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Patients are often unaware that choosing the right hospital is very important to having a good outcome. A novel study published today in the prominent surgery journal JAMA Surgery showed that patients undergoing surgery at Magnet hospitals...
19-Jan-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards Stevens Institute of Technology & Penn Nursing Grant for Joint Research Project

Stevens Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing were recently funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to use policy flight simulators – pioneered by Stevens—to simulate use of the Transitional Care...
4-Jan-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Novel Study Shows Lower Patient Satisfaction in Hospitals That Employ More Nurses Trained Abroad

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Many Western countries including England and the United States have come to rely on nurses trained abroad in times of nurse shortages. Yet little is known about how such practices affect quality of care and patient satisfaction. A novel study...
1-Dec-2015 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Device-Assisted Feeding & Poor Growth in Newborns with Congenital Heart Disease May Lead to Poor Neurodevelopment

Newborns with a congenital heart defect often need advanced medical care to survive, leaving them vulnerable to cognitive delays. Various factors contribute to these delays. But what role does proper growth and feeding mode at the beginning of life...
11-Nov-2015 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

The Future of Nursing Progress Report: Penn Nursing Experts Available to Discuss

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8-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST

Natl. Teen Driver Safety Week/ Oct. 18-24: Expert Available to Discuss Research Using Simulator to Better Understand Teen Drivers

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30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times

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13-Aug-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Senators: Widen Medicaid Program for Frail Seniors

29-Sep-2014 5:15 PM EDT

Nursing Science, Evidence, and Policy Recommendations for Creating a Culture of Health in Home Care

29-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Surviving Survival

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In the largest study of its kind, researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have investigated the caregivers of 186 mothers to childhood brain tumor survivors aged 14-40 whose care needs last long into adulthood. They based...
27-Nov-2013 3:00 PM EST

What's Next for Autism Research and Treatment? Penn Nursing Expert Available for Comment

28-Mar-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Most Vulnerable Babies at Increased Risk From Nurse Understaffing

18-Mar-2013 3:40 PM EDT

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