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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 08-Mar-2017
 

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Technology Helps Older Adults Living with Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive heart failure is one of the most common reasons for hospital admissions among those 65 years old and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help reduce these admissions and the strain they put on the healthc...

– University of Missouri Health


Helping Nurses Cope with Postcode Stress

Understanding how nurses cope following the death of a patient after CPR may help identify nurses most at risk for postcode stress and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new research published in the American Journal of Critical Care....

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, March-2017

Embargo expired on 01-Mar-2017 at 06:00 ET


Patients at Risk From “Nested Interruptions” in Nursing Tasks, New Human Factors Article Reports

Laboratory study examines how multilevel interruptions experienced by ICU nurses can affect their performance and, ultimately, patients’ well-being.

– Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Human Factors


Moral Distress in Health Care—Special Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Moral Resilience

Nurses in all roles and specialties face complex ethical situations that challenge their values, giving rise to moral distress. New approaches to overcoming the challenges of moral distress by increasing moral resilience are presented in a supplement...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

American Journal of Nursing


Preventing Hospital-Related Deaths Due to Medical Errors – 'We Can and Must Do Better'

How many patients die in the hospital as a result of preventable medical errors? While debate continues over estimates based on flawed data, the US healthcare system can and must implement effective strategies to reduce adverse events and deaths, acc...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of Patient Safety


Caregivers Should Be Screened Early, Often to Prevent Depression, Anxiety

Currently, more than 34 million people in the U.S. care for terminally ill love ones, but few resources are available to help them navigate the challenges they encounter. A study at the University of Missouri School of Medicine found that nearly one...

– University of Missouri Health

Palliative Medicine


Nurses Explain Why Certification Matters

As part of the national observance of Certified Nurses Day March 19, six critical care and progressive care nurses explain why they became certified and why certification matters. More than 100,000 nurses now hold AACN Certification Corp.’s credent...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Premier Conference for Critical Care Nurses Opens Registration

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) invites nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for high-acuity and critically ill patients and their families to its 2017 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI)...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Anesthesia Considerations for African Americans Prior to Surgery

Informs the African American community of how two chronic diseases and other health issues can have an impact on anesthesia if surgery is needed.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Call for Nurses to Employ Ethical Framework to Practice and Professionalism During New Administration’s Policy Adjustments

Article petitions nurses to turn to the profession’s founding ethical frameworks and principles in order to shape care and emerging policies. As advocates for quality, safety, and access to care, nurses have an ethical obligation to address issues...

– New York University


Patient Safety Awareness Week: Nurse Anesthetists Encourage Patients to Learn About Pain Management Options Available During and After Surgery

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) across the country are urging surgical, obstetric, and chronic pain patients to join with their anesthesia professionals to learn about the risks and benefits of the pain relief options available to the...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


German Translation Now Available for NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Kidney Cancer

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), through funding from the NCCN Foundation® and Kidney Cancer Association, has published a German translation of the NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Kidney Cancer.

– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)


Grant Supports Research of Neurocognitive Disorders Associated with HIV

Increased longevity of those living with HIV means dealing with related health issues, including dementia and other cognition-related problems. An NIH grant supports development of interventions, treatments to improve everyday functioning, and qualit...

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Caring for the Caregiver

During cancer treatment, the main focus is on the patient. However, a cancer diagnosis affects the entire family, including caregivers, whose needs often can be overlooked. During this Social Work Month, members of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Je...

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– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


Nursing Home Improvement Program Identifies Ways to Improve Care for People with Heart Disease

Heart disease is one of the most common chronic health conditions among nursing home residents. Results from the Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes (MOQI), a partnership between the University of Missouri and the Centers for Medicare & Med...

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– University of Missouri Health


URI Nursing Professor Named to National Health Care Quality Committee

The National Quality Forum recently named Betty Rambur, the College of Nursing’s Routhier Endowed Chair for Practice, to its Cost and Resource Use Committee.

– University of Rhode Island


Dr. Faye G. Abdellah, Founding Dean of Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing, Dies at 97

Dr. Faye Glenn Abdellah, founding Dean of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Daniel K. Inouye Graduate School of Nursing (GSN), and retired Rear Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) passed away Friday, Feb. 24...

– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)


FAU Joins Six-State Collaboration to Create Veterans' Action Leagues

In response to 23 million U.S. veterans, this project will identify resources and come up with solutions to decrease and ultimately eliminate some of the challenges veterans and their families encounter such as continuity-of-care in services, difficu...

– Florida Atlantic University


Penn Nursing Professor Linda Aiken, PhD, to Be Awarded International Council of Nurses’ Highest Honor

Linda H. Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN, the Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor in Nursing, Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), a...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


NYU Geriatric Nursing Program Heading Next Phase in Evolution of Older Adult Care with New Leadership

NICHE, now in its 25th year, brings together a team of nurse leaders to manage the next phase of its evolving core mission to meet the nursing/social needs for exemplary nursing care for older adults.

– New York University


PinnacleHealth Receives Highest Nursing Credential with Prestigious Magnet® Recognition … Again

PinnacleHealth Hospitals have been unanimously granted Magnet® status – the highest institutional honor awarded for nursing excellence.

– PinnacleHealth


Educating Parents on Talking to Children About Sex Promotes Communication About Sexual Health Among Them

Based in Puerto Rico, The Cuídalos project proved the usefulness of a web-based educational module, which aimed to promote communication between parents and their adolescent children on topics related to their sexuality so that they can make good de...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Anesthesia and Pain Management Expert Available for Interviews on Fighting Opioid Crisis

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

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