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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 11-Apr-2018

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.

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National Award for ICU Design Presented toUniversity of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will present the ICU Design Citation to the pediatric intensive care unit/pediatric cardiac intensive care unit (PICU/PCICU) at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital. The prestigiou...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Playing of Brahms’ Lullaby Marks New Births at Sinai Hospital

Occasionally—at any given time—a sweet-sounding, classic children’s melody is played over the intercom system at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore for all to hear. It is part of a new tradition at the hospital that acknowledges a joyous time for fami...

– LifeBridge Health

Saint Louis University School of Nursing Receives $8.4 Million Gift

A $8.4 million bequest, the largest gift in Saint Louis University School of Nursing's history, will fund student scholarships.

– Saint Louis University

Michael Bleich Appointed Public Director to the OADN Board of Directors

The OADN Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Michael R. Bleich, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN as a public director to the board.

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

10 LifeBridge Health Nurses Named Among Baltimore Magazine’s 2018 “Excellence in Nursing” Honorees

Ten LifeBridge Health nurses are among 50 nurses in the Greater Baltimore region who will be honored by Baltimore magazine this spring for their extraordinary contributions to the health care field.

– LifeBridge Health

Study of Patients Evacuated From Frontlines May Help Improve en Route Care

A groundbreaking study of nearly 4,000 trauma patients evacuated from the frontlines in Afghanistan over a six-year period offers insight that can inform decisions on team composition, staff training and skill mix on the battlefield and beyond. The s...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse, April 2018

Embargo expired on 02-Apr-2018 at 06:00 ET

B-Line Medical Seamlessly Integrates an EMR into their SimCapture platform

SimCapture’s new EMR assessment tool answers a critical need in modern healthcare simulation and clinical skills learning.

– B-Line Medical

Opioid Use Prevalent Among Electronic Dance Music Partygoers

One in 10 electronic dance music (EDM) party attendees have misused opioids in the past year, exceeding the national average, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Meyers College of Nursing.

– New York University

Drug and Alcohol Dependence; K01DA038800 ; P30DA011041

“at Stanislaus State, We’re Training Our Students to Be Leaders in the Nursing Industry.”

Every day, James Bowles uses 15 years of military medical experience to lead Stanislaus State’s renowned nursing simulation program. In the process he’s helping to prepare hundreds of students to change health care as we know it.

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– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Dr. Ann Cary from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Appointed as Chair of the AACN Board of Directors

AACN is pleased to announce that Dr. Ann Cary, dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), has been appointed Chair of the AACN Board of Directors.

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

CSU Graduate Programs Ranked Among Nation's Best

Graduate programs at California State University campuses are among the best in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report rankings released March 20.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

UCLA Nursing Professor’s Work Inspires Transformative Gift

The UCLA School of Nursing has received $2 million from the Shapiro Family Charitable Foundation to endow a faculty chair in developmental disability studies. The Shapiro Family Endowed Chair in Developmental Disability Studies will enable UCLA Nurs...

– UCLA School of Nursing

George Washington School of Nursing and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Announce a Partnership

OADN and GWU Partner to Advance Nursing Education

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Researchers Publish Findings on Study Involving Sleep, Adolescent Stress

Four faculty members at New Mexico State University have published findings of their study involving effective measures to remedy stress among adolescents.

– New Mexico State University (NMSU)

Clinical Nursing Research

Hoping to Increase Breastfeeding Rates, Upstate Hires New Lactation Consultant and Expands Services

When Jayne Charlamb, MD, FACP, FABM, IBCLC, started Upstate’s Breastfeeding Medicine Program in 2015, she set out to help the most complex medical situations with newborns and mothers. Three years later, Dr. Charlamb, who serves as the director of ...

– SUNY Upstate Medical University

UCLA School of Nursing Launches Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program

The UCLA School of Nursing is introducing a new degree program — a Doctor of Nursing Practice, or DNP — to start in Fall 2018. The program focuses on the translation of research into advanced clinical practice to improve health outcomes. The pr...

– UCLA School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Returns to No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is the No. 1 accredited graduate nursing school in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2019 rankings. The school also maintained its previous No. 2 ranking for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses recognizes 144 hospital units with Beacon Award for Excellence, including first recipients at hospitals outside U.S.

AACN recognizes 144 units from 113 hospitals that earned the Beacon Award for Excellence between Jan. 1, 2017, and Dec. 31, 2017. Among the recipients are units at three hospitals that have earned Beacon Awards three consecutive times and the first r...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Menopause Contributes to a Greater Impact From Fatigue and Muscle Aches in Women Living With HIV

New York, NY (March 19, 2018)—In a recent study, researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing found that post-menopausal women, an expanding demographic among aging HIV patients, suffer more from fatigue and muscle aches than others living ...

– Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Penn Nursing Ranked #1 Nursing School in the World for the Third Year in a Row

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is again the number one nursing school in the world according to a recent ranking by QS World University. The rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 48 different subject ar...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Challenges Anthem on New Anesthesia Policy That Puts Patient Safety at Risk

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has expressed its strong opposition to the recent decision by health insurer Anthem, Inc., which directs ophthalmologists to assume responsibility for anesthesia administration and patient monitor...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Better Care for Macular Degeneration, AI for Detecting Eye Disease, Ultra-Rare Inherited Retinal Diseases, and More in the Vision News Source

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

– Newswise

Core Elements Identified for Successful Transitions in Care for Older Adults with Dementia

While there has been an increased focus on person-centered models of care transition for cognitively intact older adults from hospital to home, little is known about the core elements of successful transitions in care specifically for persons with de...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

The Gerontologist; Alzheimer's Association

UAH Nursing Professor Helps Older Adults Stay Standing

Dr. Amy Hunter, a full-time faculty member and a part-time practitioner, is focused on improving the quality of care for older adults.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

DOI: 10.1097/NUR.0000000000000266; DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591389 ; DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-803506-1.00054-1

Nurses Point to Competence, Confidence and Continued Learning as Reasons to Pursue Certification

Hospitals and healthcare groups, including the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, will celebrate and recognize the essential work of certified nurses as part of Certified Nurses Day Monday, March 19. Read how some critical care and progres...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Study: Hispanic Americans Across Ethnicities Want HIV Testing in Spanish

New University at Buffalo research that investigated the language preferences of Hispanic Americans seeking HIV testing in New York found that the majority of Hispanic patients preferred to receive care in Spanish, even if they were fluent in English...

– University at Buffalo

Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Feb-2018





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