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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 14-Jun-2017

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

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Statins Should Not Be Used for Protection Against Parkinson’s Disease, Research Suggests

Use of statins may speed up the onset of Parkinson’s disease symptoms in people who are susceptible to the disease, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

– Penn State College of Medicine

Embargo expired on 14-Jun-2017 at 06:00 ET

New Research Award in Sarcoidosis Funded by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

The new ATS Foundation/Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Research Fellowship in Sarcoidosis will award $40,000 per year for two years to one investigator conducting research in the area of sarcoidosis.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ARN Releases White Paper to Define the Role of the Rehabilitation Nurse Within Cancer Rehabilitation

As cancer survival rates continue to rise, more and more patients benefit from physical rehab during and after treatment to help maintain and restore function. Rehabilitation nurses look to ARN to help define their role in this arena.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

From Disability to New Ability: An Interview with Mountain Climber and Amputee Chad Jukes

Retired Staff Sergeant, Amputee and Mountain Climber Chad Jukes talks with Rehabilitation Nursing Journal Editor-In-Chief and Rehab Nurse Dr. Kristen Mauk.

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– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

ARN to Meet with Congressional Offices to Discuss Improving Transitions of Care

On June 21 the ARN Board of Directors will meet with congressional offices to promote Transitions of Care for Patients.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

RNCB and ARN Celebrate 25 Year Milestone for Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN)

RNCB and ARN celebrate 25 years of certification program for Rehabilitation Nursing specialty.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Caregiver, Cancer Survivor and Author: City of Hope Nurse Christine Magnus Moore

As a nurse coordinator in City of Hope’s Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Christine Magnus Moore, R.N., B.S.N., has cared for patients going through the most challenging circumstances one can imagine.

– City of Hope

Breast Milk “Bartending”: There’s an App for That

Nurses in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) spend close to 13,000 hours every year managing breast milk for the nearly 500,000 babies across the United States that require special and often critical care in the first months of their lives. That’...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center Foundation Brings Fireworks Back to the Navesink River on June 24

The Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Family Fireworks on the Navesink to support Riverview Medical Center Foundation. This fun-filled family event will again be h...

– Meridian Health

NUS Researchers Pilot ‘Home-but-Not Alone’ App to Help New Parents Make a Smoother Transition

research team led by Assistant Professor Shefaly Shorey from the Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at the National University of Singapore’s Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine has developed a novel mobile application to deliver postnatal education...

– National University of Singapore

Journal of Advanced Nursing

Restraint Urged Before Prescribing Acid-Suppressive Therapy in Hospitalized Patients

Giving acid-suppressive therapy indiscriminately to hospitalized patients to reduce GI bleeding may also place these patients at a higher risk of pneumonia, Clostridium difficile infection and other infections. Routine use of acid-suppressive therapy...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse, June 2017

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

Vibrating, Cold Device Enables Quick IV Insertion While Reducing Kids' Pain in Emergency Room

A vibrating device, used with a cold pack, relieves a child’s pain while emergency department caregivers insert an intravenous catheter, equally as well as the currently used anesthetic, topical lidocaine. The device can be used quickly, unlike lid...

– Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Pediatric Emergency Care, online Jan. 24, 2017

Wayne State University Awarded Over $460K From the Michigan Health Endowment Fund

Three research teams at Wayne State University recently received grants totaling $460,305 from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for projects aimed at improving the health of children and seniors in Michigan. Overall, the Michigan Health Endowment F...

– Wayne State University Division of Research

Michigan Health Endowment Fund

Health Care Process a Roadblock for Adolescents with Autism and Their Caregivers

Nancy Cheak-Zamora, assistant professor of health sciences at MU, says that as more children with autism enter adulthood, improved communication between providers, adolescents and caregivers is needed to help those with autism make adult health care ...

– University of Missouri Health

UCLA Nursing School Dean Recognized by American Academy of Nursing Edge Runners for Tobacco Free Nurses Project

On World No Tobacco Day 2017, the American Academy of Nursing announces the designation of Linda Sarna, dean of the UCLA School of Nursing and her collaborator Stella Aguinaga Bialous, associate professor at the University of San Francisco School of ...

– UCLA School of Nursing

Alternative-to-Discipline Approach Offers Nurses Addiction Support

A new position statement advocates for alternative-to-discipline approach for those in the nursing community who have a substance use disorder.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Journal of Addictions Nursing

One (Now) Nurse's Improbable Path

North Carolina's Sally Rives set her course for a career in sports-related physical therapy. She knows her own mind, but it was nursing that won over her heart.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Aggressive Care at End of Life for Patients with Advanced Lung Cancer Linked to Poorer Outcomes

For patients with advanced cancer, aggressive care — chemotherapy, mechanical ventilation, acute hospitalizations and intensive care unit admissions — at the end of life is commonplace. Yet until now, little is known about the relationship betwee...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Cancer; 1I01HX000956-01

OADN Joins Nursing Colleagues in Opposing Cuts to FY 2018 Budget Proposal

OADN, as the Premier Organization for Associate Degree Nursing, joins with nurses and nursing organizations across the country, in opposing the FY 2018 Budget Proposal. OADN will continue to advocate for federal support for Title VIII and nursing ed...

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Nursing Homes Cut Urinary Tract Infections in Half Through Focused Effort on Catheter Care

A new study shows a way to keep urinary catheters from posing as much of a risk to the 1.4 million Americans currently in long-term and post-acute care. The research shows that urinary tract infections related to catheters fell by 54 percent in 404 ...

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

JAMA Internal Medicine, DOI:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.1689

Embargo expired on 19-May-2017 at 15:45 ET

Eye Fluctuations, Current Stimulation, New Gene Therapy, and More in the Vision News Source

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

– Newswise

Northwestern Nurse Among First Casualties in WWI

Northwestern University Libraries is holding a centennial celebration and wreath laying ceremony to remember nurse Helen Burnett Wood, whose death was among the first affiliated with an American unit in World War I, on Saturday, May 20.

– Northwestern University

FSU Center Gathers Indigenous Nurses to Tackle Common Healthcare Issues

FSU is hosting nursing researchers from across the globe to discuss these common healthcare themes in indigenous communities and why nurses are catalysts in solving these complex issues. The FSU College of Nursing’s new Center for Indigenous Nur...

Expert Available

– Florida State University

Nursing Programs Now Represent 25% of B-Line Medical’s Clientele

B-Line Medical is pleased to announce their 100th nursing program client. B-Line Medical’s flagship product, SimCapture, provides a turnkey solution to manage and operate all types of healthcare simulation centers, including nursing education prog...

– B-Line Medical

Experts @UofUHealth Available to Discuss Multi-drug Resistant Bacteria and Effective Forms of Prevention

– University of Utah Health

ASU and NYU Researchers Look to Boost Crowdsourced Brainstorming

The very nature of crowdsourcing means that ideators can be overwhelmed by the number of ideas generated, rather than inspired by them. In an effort to enhance idea generation within the crowd context, the researchers sought to determine what effect...

– New York University

CHI 2017, May 06-11, 2017, Denver, CO; DF 70040-020, Brazil

Mount Sinai and the New Jewish Home Expand Collaboration

The Mount Sinai Health System and The New Jewish Home are continuing their expansion of services to improve the care of hospitalized patients who require specialized post-acute or long-term care at a skilled nursing facility after leaving the hospita...

– Mount Sinai Health System





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