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Penn Nursing Think Tank: A National Conversation is Essential to Addressing Challenging Needs of an Aging Population

Over forty percent of all older adults in the United States are living with four or more chronic illnesses, receive care from a fragmented health care system, and are struggling with rising costs and uneven quality. To confront this national crisis,...
8-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fairman to be First Nurse to Deliver Garrison Lecture

The Garrison Lecturer is a scholar distinguished for contributions to medical history or other fields of science and learning, who presents original and previously unpublished research in a lecture given at the American Association for the History...
3-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Special Series Examines the Use of Pasteurized Donor Human Milk for Vulnerable Infants

While the health effects of breastfeeding are well-recognized and apply to both mothers and children, some mothers may not be able to produce a milk supply to meet the needs of their child. When infants require hospitalization in the immediate...
23-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Understanding Barriers to Mental Health Care for Urban Black Men Who Experience Traumatic Injury

Psychological distress is common in the aftermath of a traumatic injury. Symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress can make it harder to re-establish one’s social and family life, work performance, and wellbeing after injury.
12-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Penn Nursing Ranked #1 Nursing School in the World for the Third Year in a Row

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is again the number one nursing school in the world according to a recent ranking by QS World University. The rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 48 different subject...
19-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Core Elements Identified for Successful Transitions in Care for Older Adults with Dementia

While there has been an increased focus on person-centered models of care transition for cognitively intact older adults from hospital to home, little is known about the core elements of successful transitions in care specifically for persons with...
15-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Applying Implementation Science to Improve Cervical Cancer Prevention in sub-Saharan Africa

While cervical cancer – one of the most common cancers in women – has significantly decreased in the United States, it is still the second most common cancer in women who live in less developed countries, according to the World Health...
14-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FREE, Online Information Session about New Post-Master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

The PM-DNP curriculum is designed to prepare professionals to become leaders in practice innovation by providing education in the translation of evidenced-based practice, project management, and leadership development.
9-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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

8-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST

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

30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT

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Expert Available to Speak About Later School Start Times

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

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Surviving Survival

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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