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Better Nursing Resources for Critically Ill Babies Could Improve Health of 7 out of 10 Black Preemies

In the first study of its kind about critically ill infants, a University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing investigation shows that an insufficient number of nurses and poor work environments are associated with poorer health of infants born in...
23-Sep-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Good Home Care by Nurses Prevents Hospital and Nursing Home Admissions

In the largest study of its kind, a University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) investigation shows that home health agencies providing organizational support to their nurses get better outcomes. The best outcomes for patients,...
15-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Company Co-Founded by Penn Nursing Professor Wins 'Game Changing Healthcare' Award

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RightCare Solutions, the company co-founded by Penn Nursing professor Kathryn Bowles, was awarded 'Game Changing Healthcare Company of the Year' at the 21st Annual Enterprise Awards presented by PACT, the Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital...
12-May-2014 3:30 PM EDT

Penn Nursing Student Receives Prestigious Predoctoral Scholar Award

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The award will help Penn Nursing predoctoral student Darina Petrovsky expand her exploration of the impact of music on language and memory in Alzheimer's patients.
8-May-2014 9:50 AM EDT

Edna Adan: Inaugural Recipient of the Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award

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Edna Adan has been named the inaugural recipient of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health.
18-Apr-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Bridging the Healthcare Gap in Rural India – Penn Nursing and Sughavazhvu Healthcare

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Penn Nursing and partner Zeena Johar, creator of SughaVazhvu Healthcare, use innovation to bridge the primary healthcare gap for rural peoples in India.
11-Apr-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Now Enrolling: Learn About Global Aging, Anatomy and Physiology with Penn Nursing Experts

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Learn about global aging and vital signs from health experts at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Enroll now in Growing Old Around the Globe and Vital Signs: Understanding What the Body is Telling Us, two free courses which commence...
3-Apr-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Dean Afaf Meleis to be Honored with Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award in Philadelphia on April 10

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Dr. Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS(hon), FAAN, Dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award. The Fagin Award will be presented on April 10, 2014 and will...
2-Apr-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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

Children and the Mexican-American Obesity Dilemma

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15-Mar-2013 4:30 PM EDT

Penn Nursing: Parent Presence Reduces Stress During Pediatric Procedures

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13-Mar-2013 1:00 PM EDT

On Joining Forces Anniversary, Penn Nursing Experts Available to Discuss PTSD

13-Mar-2013 1:00 PM EDT

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