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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 13-Dec-2017

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African Immigrants: How Race and Gender Shape the American Dream

Africans represent one of the fastest-growing immigrant groups in the United States, but women far outpace men for securing high-skilled jobs and earnings growth, indicates a new study led by a Michigan State University sociologist.

– Michigan State University

Racial and Ethnic Studies, Nov-2017

Skin Cancer Treatment Selfie Goes Viral, Has Public Health Lessons

Researchers analyzed the impact of one viral social media post in generating awareness about skin cancer.

– University of North Carolina Health Care System

Preventive Medicine

NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens Collaborate To Bring World-Class Care Through Telemedicine

NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring convenient access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s world-class care through new telemedicine services, now available through Walgreens digital properties and at self-service kiosks at select Du...

– New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Embargo expired on 11-Dec-2017 at 09:00 ET

Peace Corps Volunteer Goes From Senegal to ... Wherever She Chooses

Nurse scholar rewarded for her Peace Corps service and her promise.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Rush University Medical Center Named a Top Teaching Hospital

Rush University Medical Center has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit hospital watchdog organization. Rush is one of only 36 recipients of the Top Teaching Hospital honor nationwide, and one of two in Illinois.

– Rush University Medical Center

Michele C. Cournan, DNP RN ANP-BC FNP CRRN Installed as President-Elect of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Appointment of ARN's President-Elect for 2017-2018.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Beverly S. Reigle, PhD RN Installed as Director of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Appointment to Board of Directors of ARN.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

ARN Past-President Stephanie Vaughn Bestows President’s Award to Michele C. Cournan, DNP RN ANP-BC FNP CRRN

Announcement of ARN's 2017 President's Award recipient.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

ARN Announces the 2017 Role Award Winners at its Annual Educational Conference – REACH 2017

Announcement of ARN's 2017 Role Award Winners.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Karion Gray Waites, DNP RN FNP-BC CRRN Installed as President of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Appointment of ARN President for 2017-2018

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Wendy A. Wintersgill, MSN RN CRRN ACNS-BC Installed as Director of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Appointment to ARN Board of Directors.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

The ACEN and OADN Announce a Partnership

Dec. 5, 2017 – The board members of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Organization for Association Degree Nursing (OADN) made the announcement today that the two organizations have entered into a partnership. The ...

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Comber Named to Association Forum’s 2017 Forty Under 40 Industry Leaders

AANA CFIO receives coveted award as someone under 40 years old in healthcare business to watch.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Preemies' Dads More Stressed Than Moms After NICU

CHICAGO - For the first time, scientists have measured the stress levels of fathers of premature babies during the tense transition between the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and home and discovered fathers are more stressed than moms, according...

– Northwestern University

Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing; R21 HS20316

Faith in Cancer Care Team Keeps New Mexico Woman at UAMS

TIna Farber arrived in Arkansas with one thing on her mind — meeting her two new grandbabies. Her son’s third child had arrived in April, and her daughter was expecting her third about one month later.

– University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Meridian Health Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Gala Raises $2.7 Million

Hackensack Meridian Health Meridian Health Foundation is pleased to announce its 20th Anniversary Gala raised a record-breaking $2.7 million for the organization. The event took place on Saturday, November 18 at New Jersey’s iconic historical venue...

– Hackensack Meridian Health

Columbia Nursing’s “Handprint Across the Globe” Event to Explore the Future of Global Health Education and Fostering the Next Generation of Global Nurses

Event discusses the importance of fostering global nurses and an overall discussion on the future of global health education.

– Columbia University Medical Center

Multihospital Task Force Recommends Patient-Centered Framework for ICU Educational Resources

A task force with members from four large university teaching hospitals has developed a framework of educational resources for critically ill patients and their families during a hospital stay.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse, December 2017

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

Experienced Nurses Comfortable Guiding Patients Through End-of-Life Planning

Nurses surveyed are relatively comfortable guiding terminally ill patients through end-of-life decision-making, but they learned these skills on-the-job, rather than as part of their nursing education.

– South Dakota State University

Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2017

American Academy of Home Care Medicine Announces Four New Board of Directors Members

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine announces new Board of Directors members including K. Eric DeJonge, Theresa Soriano, Bruce Kinosian, and Linda DeCherrie.

– American Academy of Home Care Medicine

More Doctors Are Becoming “Nursing Home Specialists”

The number of doctors and advance practitioners in the United States who focus on nursing home care rose by more than a third between 2012 and 2015, according to a new study published today in JAMA from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine ...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Embargo expired on 28-Nov-2017 at 11:00 ET

SLU Receives Grant to Provide Scholarships, Mentoring for Disadvantaged Nursing Students

Saint Louis University will receive $1.5 in federal funds over the next four years to support disadvantaged students by providing them student mentors, faculty mentors and pre-entry work experiences.

– Saint Louis University Medical Center

Nurse-Cheerleader Always on Her Game

NFL squad leader keeps spirits up in the pediatric intensive care unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital and on pro football sidelines

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

A Guide to Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse

UAB School of Nursing faculty contributed to a field guide for health care, social service and law enforcement professionals.

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

New Approach to Tracking How Deadly 'Superbugs’ Travel Could Slow Their Spread

Using a real-world outbreak as a test case, a team combined patient transfer data and whole-genome sequencing to identify hotspots for transmission of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

– Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Science Translational Medicine, Nov. 22

Embargo expired on 22-Nov-2017 at 14:00 ET

UTHealth Holds Mass Casualty Incident to Prepare Students for the Worst

Screams were heard as a runaway car plowed through a crowd before the vehicle crashed and the wreckage was engulfed in flames. The chaos was heightened by the sirens from fire trucks and ambulances rushing to the scene. After firefighter cadets from ...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Tells AMA: Promote Patient Care, Don’t Prevent It

In response to the American Medical Association’s (AMA) latest attack on non-physician healthcare professionals who ensure millions of Americans access to safe, cost-effective healthcare each year, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AA...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

California Governor Signs CSU's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program into Law

With Governor Brown's signing of Assembly Bill 422 into law, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) becomes a permanent program offered at CSU campuses.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Announces Evidence-Based Clinical Tools for Continence Care

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) released six evidence-based algorithms and additional tools as a standard for continence care.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

OADN Partners with CastleBranch to EmpowerEducators, Hospitals and Students

The Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) and CastleBranch have announced a new, collaborative initiative to promote the development and academic progression of health care professionals. Through the adoption of the CastleBranch Bridges (C...

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

What Nurses Need to Know: Pain Research

Johns Hopkins Nursing researcher Janiece Taylor lets frustration drive her instead of holding her back. She has learned that it doesn't hurt to try something new.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Loyola Medicine's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Celebrates 30 Years

Loyola Medicine's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is celebrating 30 years of caring for some of the smallest and sickest newborns.

– Loyola University Health System

UTHealth Celebrates Landmark Gift to Provide Unprecedented Resources to Its Nursing School

Jane and Robert Cizik have made a landmark gift of $25 million to the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), giving the school the resources and capacity to shape the future of nursing education and ...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Embargo expired on 15-Nov-2017 at 00:00 ET

Vaping 'No Better' than Smoking when Surgery is Needed

Many proponents of vaping argue that it's a healthy alternative to tobacco cigarettes; however, when it coming to surgery and interacting with anesthesia, neither is safe.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Don’t Let the Stress of Managing Diabetes Ruin Seasonal Fun

For people with diabetes, planning ahead for the holidays is important, but challenging. AADE recommends the following tips to ensure a healthy and happy holiday season.

– American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

Harris Health RNs Listed Among Top 20 in Houston by Texas Nurses Association

Two Harris Health System nurses are among the 20 Outstanding Nurses for 2017, an award given by the Texas Nurses Association, District 9. The pair joins honorees nominated by peers and coworkers as exemplary registered nurses from greater Houston.

– Harris Health System

AACN Updates Scope and Standards for Acute Care Nurse Practitioners

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has published a new edition of “AACN Scope and Standards for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Practice” to reflect the specialty’s evolving role and an ever-changing critical care landscape.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

NEPIN Receives Grant From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

NEPIN receives grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to accelerate educational advancement for nurses across the U.S.

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Veterans Still Waiting for Healthcare as Day to Commemorate Their Military Service Draws Near

As Veteran’s Day approaches on Nov. 11, 2017, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is concerned about veterans having to endure long delays for needed healthcare due to the underuse and mismanagement of anesthesia services in Vete...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Majority of Hospice Workers Don’t Have End-of-life Wishes Themselves

One might assume that health care providers, especially those dealing with terminally ill patients, such as hospice workers would have a living will or advance directive. Surprisingly, Florida Atlantic University researchers found that the majority o...

– Florida Atlantic University

The American Journal of Medicine

B-Line Medical hosts 3rd Annual Client Symposium with Record Breaking number of Attendees

B-Line Medical, an industry leader in video-driven healthcare education and outcome improvement, is happy to announce they hosted their 3rd Annual Symposium, which was held on October 25th-27th in Washington D.C.

– B-Line Medical





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