New Article by Penn Nursing Professor Examines Moral Obligation of Clinicians to Address the Needs of Family Caregivers of Persons with Dementia
More than 15 million family members and other unpaid caregivers provide care to persons living with dementia in the United States. Yet the current healthcare environment and reimbursement models emphasize obligations toward individual patients,...
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Professor Diane Spatz Receives Lifetime Achievement Award From the National Association of Neonatal Nurses
Diane L. Spatz, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, Professor of Perinatal Nursing and the Helen M. Shearer Term Professor of Nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the...
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Penn Nursing and New York Blood Center Receive NIMH Grant to Create HIV Prevention Program for Women
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the New York Blood Center, in partnership with local community consulting groups, have received a $769,578 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to embark on designing an awareness...
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Therese S. Richmond, PhD, FAAN, CRNP, Appointed to Department of Health & Human Services National Health Committee
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s (Penn Nursing) Therese S. Richmond, PhD, FAAN, CRNP, the Andrea B. Laporte Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research & Innovation, has been appointed as a member of the Department of...
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Study Finds Employment of More Nurse Assistants in Hospitals Is Associated with More Deaths and Lower Quality Care
Hospitals that employ more nurse assistants relative to the number of professionally qualified nurses have higher mortality rates, lower patient satisfaction, and poorer quality and safety of care, according to a new European study published today...
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Racial Disparities in Postoperative Readmission May Be Reduced by Improving Nurse-to-Patient Staffing
A new study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR) shows that older black adults are not only more likely to be readmitted following an elective hip/knee replacement, than...
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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding a project to investigate a personalized web app that is designed to encourage young men at risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), to get routine testing. The funding for...
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Penn Nursing’s Martha A.Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, Elected for Membership to the National Academy of Medicine
Martha A.Q. Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Elizabeth and Robert Kapito Professor in Nursing Science at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), and Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at Penn’s Perelman School of...
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Natl. Teen Driver Safety Week/ Oct. 18-24: Expert Available to Discuss Research Using Simulator to Better Understand Teen Drivers
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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...
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