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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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

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

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural hea...

– Newswise

Virtual Press Briefing - Closing the Rural Health Gap

Embargo expired on 08-Nov-2017 at 08:55 ET


Nurses Partner with Families for a Healthy Future

The program focuses on first-time mothers because it is during a first pregnancy that the best chance exists to promote and teach positive and enduring behaviors between a mother and her baby.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham


Weight Bias May Impede Care for Patients with Obesity

If ignored, healthcare providers' biases and misconceptions may impede how patients with obesity are diagnosed and cared for, leading to poor patient outcomes, according to an article in the journal AACN Advanced Critical Care.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN Advanced Critical Care, Fall 2017


Digital Storytelling Helps Encourage Latinas to Seek Therapy for Depression and Anxiety

A UCLA Nursing professor has found that culturally tailored multimedia content holds great promise for encouraging Latina women to seek help for, and address the symptoms of, anxiety and depression.

– UCLA School of Nursing

JMIR Mental Health


Professor Nancy Glass Named Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Endowed Chair

Researcher, clinician, educator, and public health advocate Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, has been named the Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing Education at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing(JHSON). Glass is a professor and associate direc...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Columbia Nursing’s Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State

New York, NY- Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP, Columbia University School of Nursing, has been named 2017 Nurse Practitioner of the Year, by The Nurse Practitioner Association (link is external) New York State (NPA).

– Columbia University Medical Center


Windows into the Brain, Ancient Reflex, Double Vision Report, and More in the Vision News Source

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

– Newswise


ARN Annual Meeting in Seattle

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses hosting their annual conference and expo in Seattle, November 8-11, at the Washington State Conference Center.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

REACH 2017


Preparing Nurses to Prevent Workplace Violence: What’s the Evidence?

Among the solutions to workplace violence in healthcare is teaching nurses how to prevent and respond to aggression, but evidence about the effectiveness of such educational interventions is limited, according to an article in the American Journal o...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, Nov-2017

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


Transgender Women Take Triple the Number of HIV Tests as Trans Men

A new University at Buffalo study has shown that HIV testing among transgender adults was higher in those who identified as female, were African-American or Hispanic, or had a history of incarceration.

– University at Buffalo

Transgender Health, Oct-2017


Caring for the Underserved: How UCLA Family Nurse Practitioners Are Making a Difference

Through the Caring for the Underserved program at the UCLA School of Nursing, family nurse practitioner students have been taking care of patients in community clinics throughout Southern California for nearly 20 years. This year the program was awar...

– UCLA School of Nursing


USC Norris Cancer Hospital receives 2017 Press Ganey NDNQI Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality

The nurses of USC Norris Cancer Hospital have been recognized for their exceptional care with a 2017 Press Ganey NDNQI Award For Outstanding Nursing Quality at an academic medical center.

– Keck Medicine of USC


NYIT Dean Appointed to Board of National Black Nurses Association

Sheldon D. Fields, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean, New York Institute of Technology School of Health Professions, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Black Nurses Association.

– New York Institute of Technology


UTSW Surgical Specialty Nurse Honored as Nurse of the Year

UT Southwestern Medical Center Surgical Specialty Nurse Dawn Brown has been named Nurse of the Year for her innovative solutions and effective management of patients.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center


Fed Agency Awards $1.9M for UTEP Health Research

The Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded a four-year, $1.9 million Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training grant to Candyce Berger

– University of Texas at El Paso


Sexual Harassment at Work, STDs Report Experts, Prostate Cancer Treatment, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

The latest research and features on sex in the Sex and Relationships News Source

– Newswise


Top Nursing Organizations Push for CRNA Full Practice Authority in VA

22 Nursing Organizations have come together to help Veterans alleviate wait times for surgical services.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


For College Men, Low Awareness of HPV Risk – Education May Help Increase Vaccination Rate

Male collegiate athletes have high rates of risk factors for infection with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), but have low HPV vaccination rates and low awareness of their personal health risks, according to a study in the November issue...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

The Nurse Practitioner


Retired Veteran, CEO, and Anesthesiology Expert Available for Interviews on VA Issues

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Special Issue of Journal of Nursing Scholarship Confronts Climate Change and Health

A special issue of the Journal of Nursing Scholarship explores climate change, global health, and the role of nursing in addressing environmental changes and protecting vulnerable people and populations.

– New York University


Medicare Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration Increases Primary Care Workforce

The Report to Congress on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration has just been released documenting health care workforce gains addressing the nation’s shortage of primary care. The $200 million ...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Rush University College of Nursing Collaborates With Medicare to Increase Availability of Primary Care Providers

Rush University Medical Center and the Rush University College of Nursing together are playing a major role in a successful federal pilot program that sought innovative ways to address the growing shortage of primary-care clinicians. Rush was one of ...

– Rush University Medical Center


Adolescents Underreport Amphetamine Use, Likely Unaware That Adderall is Amphetamine

Over a Quarter of Teens Taking Adderall On Their Own Do Not Report Taking Amphetamine

– New York University

Drug and Alcohol Dependence; K01DA038800 ; P30DA011041


What Student Nurses Can Learn from Inmates

Nursing students who spent their community rotation in a maximum security prison began to appreciate the complex life-experiences that impact the health of the individuals they serve.

– Thomas Jefferson University

Nurse Educator


Digital Storytelling Helps Encourage Latinas to Pursue Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

A study from the UCLA School of Nursing has found that culturally tailored multimedia content holds great promise for encouraging Latina woman seek help for, and address the symptoms of, anxiety and depression.

– UCLA School of Nursing

JMIR Ment Health 2017;4(4):e47


Columbia Nursing “Building the Future” Gala Celebrates 125 Years of Nursing Excellence

Marking its 125-year legacy as a leader in nursing education, research, and practice, Columbia Nursing held its “Building the Future” Gala on Tuesday October 17, at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City. In keeping with its mission and commitmen...

– Columbia University Medical Center


The Nursing Workforce is Growing More Diverse and Educated, Finds NYU Meyers Study

More males and people of color are entering nursing, and more nurses are earning bachelor’s degrees compared with a decade ago, according to a new study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing researchers.

– New York University

Nursing Affairs; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Getting to Know You

Penn Medicine hospitals in Philadelphia recently made substantial updates to its electronic health records – the first update in 10 years – asking for additional patient demographic information. This includes additional race/ethnicity information...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Penn Nursing Professor Elected for Membership to the National Academy of Medicine

Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New members are elected by current a...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Insight Into the Challenges and Contributions of Nurse Bioethicists

In an essay about her career trajectory and clinical, educational, and research experiences that shaped her career goals, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Connie M. Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Lillian S. Brunner Chair in Medical and Su...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Perspectives in Biology and Medicine


MTSA Offers Solutions to Combat National Opioid Epidemic

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia (MTSA) announced it is expanding efforts to educate Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) on treatment options that reduce or eliminate the need for opioids during and after surgery.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


University of Rhode Island Nursing Students to Provide Caregiver Respite

Students visit the home and provide whatever assistance caregivers need or simply sitting with a patient so the caregiver can break away for a short time.

– University of Rhode Island


University of Rhode Island Professor Named Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Ginette Ferszt was selected for her pioneering and significant contributions regarding the health needs and disparities facing incarcerated women and working to end the practice of shackling pregnant athletes during labor and delivery.

– University of Rhode Island


Wolters Kluwer Publishes 14th Edition of Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing

Wolters Kluwer Health announces the release of the 14th edition of Brunner & Suddarth’s Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, a landmark resource preferred by instructors and students for its readability, engaging case studies and learning tools, w...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

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