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Penn Nursing Takes Pledge on Opioid Education as Announced at the White House

As part of academic nursing’s ongoing efforts to combat prescription drug and opioid abuse across the United States, the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is proud to announce that it has committed to educating its...
29-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gender Differences and Relationship Power Could Be Key in Preventing HIV Among South African Adolescents

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Millions of those infected with HIV worldwide are young women, ages 15-24, according to the World Health Organization. Because the HIV epidemic overlaps with an epidemic of intimate partner violence (IPV) against women and girls, researchers have...
25-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Missed Nursing Care May Contribute to Racial Disparities in Rehospitalizations After Heart Attack

Why are black older adults at higher risk of repeat hospital admission after a heart attack? Treatment at hospitals with higher rates of missed nursing care may be a contributing factor, reports a study in the May issue of Medical Care.
21-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Study First to Show High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in Large Population of Kids w/ Type 1 Diabetes

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A University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing team has examined the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D and diabetes control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
20-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Johnson & Johnson’s Alex Gorsky to be 2016 Penn Nursing Commencement Speaker

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Alex Gorsky, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer at Johnson & Johnson, will be the 2016 University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing commencement speaker. The ceremony on Monday, May 16, 2016, will take place at the Kimmel Center for the...
5-Apr-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Editorial Calls for Deeper Insight Into Ways Nurse-Industry Relationships Affect Ethical Conduct

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The editorial –Nurses and Industry: Conflict or Collaboration? –underscores the need for evidence-based investigation to understand in what ways nurse-industry relationships affect the ethical conduct of nurses, or what is normal and necessary...
4-Apr-2016 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Child Care Providers Need More Education & Training on Benefits of Breastfeeding & Human Milk

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A Penn Nursing research team investigated individual child care centers’ attitudes and policies related to breastfeeding in two distinct areas in Philadelphia. Their research concluded that there is much room for improvement in educating and...
9-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Receives Prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars Grant to Prepare PhD Nurses

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars program will provide financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to nurses who commit to earn their PhDs in three years. Penn Nursing will select two nursing student to...
3-Mar-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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