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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 10-May-2017

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

Brought to you by Newswise in collaboration with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), a professional association representing more than 50,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and student registered nurse anesthetists nationwide. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and moms-to-be! Know your anesthesia options for labor and delivery: En Espagnol:

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AACN Honors Puntillo, Nelson for Interprofessional Efforts to Integrate Palliative Care With Critical Care

Kathleen Puntillo, RN, DNSc, FAAN, from UCSF and Judith Nelson, MD, JD, from Sloan Kettering in NYC have collaborated on research, writing and education related to the integration of palliative care with critical care since 1999. They will receive an...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Honors Directors of Nursing Documentaries

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) will present filmmakers Carolyn Jones and Kathy Douglas, RN, MHA, with its AACN Pioneering Spirit Award.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Happy Mother’s Day: Five Facts About Anesthesia for Labor and Delivery

A first-time mother-to-be gets a lot of advice from well-meaning friends and family members about everything from breastfeeding to which kind of diapers to buy. But when it comes to anesthesia, the nation’s 50,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthe...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

AONE’s Thompson Receives AACN Award for Distinguished Career

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will honor Pamela Thompson, CEO emeritus of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, during the 2017 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, Houston, May 22-25.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

CRF to Hold Free Seminar on Living with Heart Failure for Patients and Caregivers

CRF will hold a free seminar, “Broken Hearts: Living with Heart Failure,” on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 for heart failure patients and caregivers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. The seminar will focus on providing both patients and caregivers a deep...

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– Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF)

Policy Statement Urges 'Alternatives to Discipline' for Nurses with Substance Use Disorders

A new position statement on substance use by nurses and nursing students emphasizes "alternative-to-discipline" (ATD) approaches—including specialized treatment and a pathway for return to practice, according to a position paper in the April/June i...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of Addictions Nursing

Rosemary Ventura Named NewYork-Presbyterian’s First Chief Nursing Informatics Officer

Dr. Rosemary Ventura has been appointed Chief Nursing Informatics Officer for NewYork-Presbyterian, effective May 1.

– New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Embargo expired on 05-May-2017 at 08:00 ET

In Home Healthcare, Not Speaking Patients’ Native Language Negatively Affect Care Outcomes

The study examined language concordance visits--duty calls where the provider spoke the same language as the patient or an interpreter accompanied the provider--for registered nurses (RN) and physical therapists (PT) from home health care services in...

– New York University

Home Health Care Management and Practice; Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality #R01HS023593

Healthcare's Door Openers

Student ambassadors show Baltimore youths the opportunities of nursing and enrich their own education in the process

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

CSU's Nursing Students Well-Prepared to Serve Their Communities in Multiple Settings

Enrolled at nursing programs at 19 campuses, (and a 20th planned at Humboldt State University), California State University nursing students are serving their communities throughout the state from the get-go.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

World Hand Hygiene Day: AANA Offers Five Precautions for Hospital Patients and Visitors to Heed

In recognition of World Hand Hygiene Day, May 5, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) offers five hand-hygiene tips every hospital patient and their visitor should follow.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Southern Research Initiates Intensive TrainSafe Biosafety Training Program

Southern Research is launching a new biosafety training center as the centerpiece of an advanced program called TrainSafe to teach health care workers and laboratory staff how to protect themselves against pathogens responsible for serious infectious...

– Southern Research

Social Smoking Carries Same Heart-Disease Risks as Everyday Habit

Social smokers’ risk for high blood pressure and high cholesterol is identical to those who light up every day, new research has found.

– Ohio State University

American Journal of Health Promotion

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Brings National Nursing Conference to Houston

AACN expects more than 6,000 attendees at its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI), May 22-25, in Houston. The premier annual event for critical care nursing, the conference offers hundreds of sessions to improve clinic...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Forum of International Respiratory Societies Calls for Better Access to Care and Medicines for Asthma

In support of World Asthma Day, May 2, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American Thoracic Society is a founding member, urges more availability to effective medications and health care for persons with asthma. ...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Oncology Nurses Enhance Patient Experience Through Navigators and Health Literacy

Navigating a treatment path for cancer can be challenging for many patients, especially coordination of appointments between multiple practitioners. Combine that with a wealth of information about the disease which may not be easy to understand and t...

– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Oncology Nursing Society Annual Congress

In Oncology Nursing, One Small Change Can Potentially Prevent Deadly Medical Error in Thousands of Patients

This week at the ONS 42nd Annual Congress, experts from The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins present results of a patient safety initiative to administer vincristine via IV mini-bag, rather than syringe, echoing NCCN’s Jus...

– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

Better Nutrition in Small Bites

Children's book inspires lifestyle changes for families at risk for obesity

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

New York State Society of Anesthesiologists Call on Policymakers to Oppose Bill That Puts Patient Safety at Risk

The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA) called upon members of the Legislature to oppose a bill that endangers patient safety. The legislation A.0442/S.1385 fails to establish even the most basic parameters of acceptable practice of a...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Diagnosing and Treating Alzheimer’s, Dementia at Home Could Be Key for Rural, Low-Income Populations

The lack of easily accessible, culturally proficient, and gerontology-trained providers creates a unique challenge for older adults in rural communities. Providing earlier cognitive assessment to facilitate earlier management of cognitive decline iss...

– Florida Atlantic University

Illinois Nursing Deans Oppose Illinois SB 888

The Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing (IACN), composed of the deans of baccalaureate nursing programs throughout the state, met in Springfield where they confirmed their ongoing opposition to legislation that would allow Illinois community ...

– Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing

UoFl Racetrack Clinic Nationally Recognized as Innovative Model

The American Academy of Nursing has named School of Nursing faculty members Whitney Nash, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., and Sara Robertson, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., Edge Runners for establishing and growing the Kentucky Racing Health Services Center, which serves low-in...

– University of Louisville

Patient Portals Can Help Patients with Self-Management, but Must Be Easy to Use and Access

Columbia University School of Nursing researchers found that utilizing patient electronic health records (EHR) to determine how far along a woman is in her pregnancy can support the automated delivery of content specifically targeted to their gestati...

– Columbia University Medical Center

eGEMs, Vol. 5 (2017)

Nursing Students Get Hands-on Experience with RN Mentors

University of Rhode Island nursing students are paired with RNs at The Miriam Hospital in Providence for one-on-one real-world learning experiences.

– University of Rhode Island

Hopkins Nursing Builds Toward the Future

Spring 2017 Issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing unveils plans for updating school and pushing education forward, plus much more

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Expert Available to Talk About Long Acting Reversible Contraception Including IUDs, Implants and Shots.

– University of Kentucky

Student Nurses Want More Infection Prevention Education, Study Finds

A national survey from Columbia University School of Nursing finds that almost 40 percent of nursing students say they feel they need more instruction on preventing and controlling infection, especially in busy healthcare environments, despite believ...

– Columbia University Medical Center

Nurse Education Today, June-2017

Glaucoma in Developing Countries, Reversing Retinitis Pigmentosa, Eye Expressions, and More in the Vision News Source

The latest research and feature news on vision in the Vision News Source

– Newswise

Experiencing Nightmare Scenarios Before Discharge Boosts Confidence of Parents of Premature Babies

The key to improving confidence among parents of ill or premature infants may lie in simulated care, found new research led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Deborah Raines.

– University at Buffalo

The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing

Patients Want Collaborative Agreements Between Nurse Practitioners and Medical Doctors

A poll of Pennsylvania adults show that patients prefer that nurse practitioners have a collaborative agreement with a medical doctor.

– Pennsylvania Medical Society

Embargo expired on 18-Apr-2017 at 06:00 ET

Virtual Microscopy: New Online Resource for Educators & Researchers

When it comes to understanding the human body, seeing is believing. Now, a new website allows teachers and students anywhere to look through a 'virtual microscope.'

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Pennsylvania Honors Booth Maternity Center with Historical Marker

The Booth Maternity Center, founded in 1971 with the support of The Salvation Army, was a dedicated maternity hospital for all women, promoting one standard of care regardless of an individual’s type of insurance or status in life. To honor its pla...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Grant- Funded Research Aids Emergency Providers in Identifying and Treating Sexual Abuse

UNC Charlotte clinical nursing professor Kathleen Jordan is leading grant-funded research to aid medical professionals and social workers who examine and care for children who have been sexually abused.

– University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Professor Appointed to Pennsylvania State Agency

Matthew McHugh, PhD, JD, MPH, RN, CRNP, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, and Associate Director of Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Health C...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

11 Johns Hopkins Nurses Receive 2017 Excellence in Nursing Award From Baltimore Magazine

Baltimore magazine is honoring 11 Johns Hopkins nurses and nurse leaders for their extraordinary contributions to health care in its third annual “Excellence in Nursing” issue this May.

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Tending the Caregivers

Mothers who work as healthcare professionals – physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners – can significantly reduce their stress levels and burnout by participating in close supportive groups at work, according to a new study by re...

– Mayo Clinic





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