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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 12-Apr-2017
 

Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

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Nurses Honored with AACN 2017 Circle of Excellence Awards

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will bestow the 2017 Circle of Excellence award on 25 acute and critical care nurses at the National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, Houston, May 22-25.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Six Things You Should Know About the Opioid Crisis

As a primary point of contact for patients receiving anesthesia, procedural sedation, and pain management services, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are answering the Surgeon General’s call to end the opioid crisis with a more holist...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Healthcare Advocate Recognized for Commitment to Anesthesia by Professional Association

Don Roesler, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) and resident of Sioux Falls, S.D., received the 2017 Daniel F. Vigness Federal Political Director of the Year Award from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Media Advisory: Future of Healthcare Under Trump Administration to Be Addressed by Keynote Speaker Thomas Scully at Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists

Thomas Scully, former administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), will be the keynote speaker during the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists’ (AANA) Mid-Year Assembly.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Media Advisory: Anesthesia Providers Rally on Capitol Hill to Promote Patient Access to Quality Healthcare

Three speakers will address an estimated 500 CRNAs and student registered nurse anesthetists from around the country who will be in DC to attend the AANA’s Mid-Year Assembly and meet with policymakers on Capitol Hill.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Innovative Clinical Nurse Fellowship Immerses PhD Students in Nursing Care While Enhancing Scientific Inquiry

The Hillman Program in Nursing Innovation, developed the idea for an integrated BSN to PhD program to accelerate education opportunities for the next generation of nurse researchers. The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing was the first scho...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Professional Nursing


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty to Join STTI Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA, has been selected for induction to the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The honor acknowledges nurses who have a...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Diligence Encouraged to Minimize PVAD-Related Complications

Peripheral venous access devices are considered safer and easier to manage than central lines, but safer doesn’t mean without risk, and PVADs still require diligence to prevent complications, according to an article in Critical Care Nurse.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse, April 2017

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Five Tips on How to Prepare for Anesthesia and Surgery

What’s a tried-and-true way to prepare for surgery and anesthesia? By paying close attention to the healthcare professionals who will be delivering your care and providing them with essential information about your health status, history, and habit...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Anesthesia Leader Partners with International Healthcare Advocate to Strengthen Anesthesia Care Globally; Liaison Named

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has joined the G4 Alliance as a member organization to promote universal access to safe, essential surgical, obstetric, trauma and anesthesia care. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Ri...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Heart Failure and Skilled Nursing Facilities: The Importance of Getting the Facts

For many people diagnosed with heart failure — which almost invariably results in a hospital stay — the next stop is a skilled nursing facility. While their physician often will reassure them that it’s just for a short time until they can get ...

– Mayo Clinic

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Nurse Volunteer Activities Improve the Health of Their Communities, Workforce Study Says

A new study describes nurses’ perceptions of how they promote health in their communities through a whole lot of both formal and informal volunteer work.

– New York University

Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice


American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes 176 Hospital Units Nationwide with Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes 176 units from 128 hospitals nationwide that earned the Beacon Award for Excellence between Jan. 1, 2016, and Dec. 31, 2016. In all, 41 units received gold-level Beacon awards, the highest ...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Eastern Nursing Research Society Honoring Penn Nursing’s Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, with Research Award

Barbara Medoff-Cooper, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Nursing in the Department of Family and Community Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) and the Ruth M. Colket Professor in Pediatric Nursing at Children’s Hospi...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Panelists Urge Attendees to Break Down Silos and Address Biases in Cancer Care

NCCN Conference Roundtable Addresses Health Disparities

– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)


Penn Nursing Study: Emotion Regulation an Important Link to HIV/STI Prevention in Black Adolescents with Mental Illnesses

Could unique psychological factors that hamper emotional regulation help explain differences in HIV/STI risk-related sexual behaviors among heterosexually active black youth with mental illnesses?

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Child and Family Studies; U01PS003304


Two UTHealth Grad Programs in Nursing Ranked 23rd Nationally by U.S. News & World Report

No graduate nursing program in the Lone Star State is ranked higher than The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, according to the just-released 2018 edition of the influential Best Graduate Schools guide...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Overcoming Workplace Barriers to Breastfeeding – Review and Recommendations in the Nurse Practitioner

For mothers of new infants, going back to work may pose a number of obstacles to continued breastfeeding. Workplace policies affecting the ability to breastfeed—and the role of nurse practitioners (NPs) in helping to overcome those obstacles—are ...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

The Nurse Practitioner


Reduced Risk of Pressure Injuries at Hospitals with Nurses Certified in Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Care

Hospitals that employ nurses who have specialty certification in wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) care have lower rates of hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs), reports a study in the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing. Officia...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of WOCN


Community Champions: Collaborating with Communities Strengthens Nursing and Leadership Skills

Service learning is a pedagogical approach that has proven valuable in helping undergraduate nursing students better understand specific needs of diverse populations and gives them opportunities to apply their knowledge to meet those needs. The Unive...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice


New NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium™ Aids in Decision-Making for Patients with Cancer

Launched during the NCCN 22nd Annual Conference, the new NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium™ provides a single access point for radiation therapy recommendations within the NCCN Guidelines®.

– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)


Complexity of CRRT Makes Managing Medications a Challenge for Clinicians

A symposium on continuous renal replacement therapies in AACN Advanced Critical Care includes an article on the multitude of factors that clinicians should incorporate into drug dosing and medication management during CRRT.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN Advanced Critical Care, Spring 2017


AACN Strongly Opposes President's 2018 Budget Blueprint

President Trump released his FY 2018 America First - A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. The budget proposes wide sweeping and devastating cuts to programs that ensure health across the nation. The American Association of Colleges of Nurs...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)


Advanced Practice Nurses Are Lowering Hospitalization Rates, Saving Money in Nursing Homes

Five years into the Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes (MOQI), a program aimed at improving nursing home care, researchers at the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri are seeing significant reductions in spending and po...

– University of Missouri Health


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranked No. 2 by U.S. News & World Report

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been ranked the No. 2 graduate nursing school in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018 survey.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Nurse Anesthetists Urge Patients to “Kick Butts” for Better, Healthier Surgical Outcomes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, resulting in nearly half a million deaths each year in the United States. More than 16 million Americans are currently liv...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Medical Education Expert: Increased Caps on Hours for Interns Strikes Balance to Promote Patient Care

– Virginia Tech


Seven Facts People Should Know About Malignant Hyperthermia

When general anesthesia is required for surgery or another procedure, a patient’s care team must be ready for anything—especially the rare, life-threatening syndrome known as malignant hyperthermia.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Penn Nursing’s Kathryn Bowles, PhD, Selected for Induction to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame by Sigma Theta Tau International was developed to recognize nurse researchers for their lifetime achievements in and contributions to research and to mentoring future nurse researchers.

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


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)


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)


The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Named No. 2 in the World

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been ranked the No. 2 nursing school in the world by QS World University in its 2017 rankings.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


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

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