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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 09-May-2018
 

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

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Understanding Steam Burns

Even if the wound looks superficially harmless, steam burns must be cooled persistently. Empa researchers have now been able to show for the first time how hot steam achieves its vicious effect: It penetrates the upper skin layer and can cause severe...

– Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Scientific Reports Volume 8, Article number: 6946 (2018), doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24647-x


Scholarly Work Helps Nurses Cope with Night Shift, Fatigue

Shift work is one of the biggest factors that can drive nurses away from hospitals, but the develop workplace practices that help nurses cope with fatigue can help.

– South Dakota State University

Nursing Critical Care, Jan. 2018; ANA nurse fatigue position statement


Penn Nursing Think Tank: A National Conversation is Essential to Addressing Challenging Needs of an Aging Population

Over forty percent of all older adults in the United States are living with four or more chronic illnesses, receive care from a fragmented health care system, and are struggling with rising costs and uneven quality. To confront this national crisis, ...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


AACN Recognizes Sessler for His Efforts to Advance Critical Care Through Interprofessional Collaboration

Curtis Sessler, MD, a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System and past president of American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), will receive the 2018 Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical-Care N...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


UVA’s Bartels Receives AACN Award for Creating a Way for Caregivers to Honor Patients with ‘the Pause’ at the End of Life

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses honors Jonathan Bartels, RN with the 2018 AACN Pioneering Spirit Award during its 2018 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, Boston, May 21-24.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse


Beth Ulrich Receives AACN Award for Distinguished Career

Beth Ulrich is known for her research on nursing work environments and the experiences of new graduate nurses as they transition to the workforce. She is also highly regarded for her leadership in developing the role of nephrology nurses and improvin...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


AACN Honors Ohio State’s Melnyk for Her Work Advocating for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, professor and dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University (OSU), will receive the AACN Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses during the AACN annual conference...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Named Inaugural Endowed Chair for Self-Care Research

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb has been named the inaugural Sarah E. Allison Professor for Research and Self-Care.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Fairman to be First Nurse to Deliver Garrison Lecture

The Garrison Lecturer is a scholar distinguished for contributions to medical history or other fields of science and learning, who presents original and previously unpublished research in a lecture given at the American Association for the History of...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

American Association for the History of Medicine Annual Meeting


Can a New Communication Bundle Decrease ICU Admissions?

The unplanned transfer of medical-surgical patients to the ICU declined significantly after a hospital implemented a new communication bundle. The bundle may have led to earlier and more effective interventions by medical-surgical nurses, facilitated...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, May-2018

Embargo expired on 01-May-2018 at 06:00 ET


Drug Danger Exposed (and Handled)

Oncology nurses at Johns Hopkins Hospital learn to treat chemotherapy medications, like their patients, with extreme care

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Oncology Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Guidelines


Researchers to Present New Results of Landmark Study on Nurses in the Public Eye

Researchers will present findings from new research on the representation of nurses in the media, replicating the 21-year-old Woodhull Study on Nurses and the Media, at a press conference at the National Press Club.

– George Washington University


Kyphoplasty Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: A New Treatment Paradigm for Spinal Metastasis – Phase I/II Clinical Trial

A presentation at the 2018 American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting

– American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)

Embargo expired on 30-Apr-2018 at 15:00 ET


University of Chicago Medicine Receives Prestigious Magnet Recognition

The University of Chicago Medicine received the prestigious Magnet Recognition Program designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and patient care.

– University of Chicago Medical Center


Nursing and Burnout: Breaking the Cycle

Mindful Ethical Practice and Resilience Academy teaches nurses to identify moral dilemmas, speak up to address them, and move on healthfully

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Apps, Mannequins and Actors: Professional Development for Today’s Nurses

Today’s nurses have to keep track of so much more for patients than they did just 30 years ago. Millennials are used to having information at their fingertips, and nurses today have to manage an enormous amount of data simultaneously.

– MedStar Washington Hospital Center


Columbia University School of Nursing Launches Comprehensive Palliative Care Program for Students at All Levels

Columbia University School of Nursing is launching a school-wide palliative care education program that integrates the basic principles of palliative care into the curriculum for nursing students at all levels. The program reflects the recent develop...

– Columbia University Irving Medical Center


Special Series Examines the Use of Pasteurized Donor Human Milk for Vulnerable Infants

While the health effects of breastfeeding are well-recognized and apply to both mothers and children, some mothers may not be able to produce a milk supply to meet the needs of their child. When infants require hospitalization in the immediate newbor...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Obstetric Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing


Nurses Develop Standardized Checklist to Better Educate Parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with Cancer

Chicago (April 23, 2018) - Parents and others who care for children newly diagnosed with cancer must learn a wealth of new information to safely do so at home, and it is a core responsibility of pediatric oncology nurses to educate them, often based ...

– Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON)

Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing


Dominican University Announces Naming of College of Health Sciences in Honor of Pier and Renee Borra

Dominican University has announced the naming of its new College of Health Sciences in recognition of significant support from Pier C. Borra, a former board member and founder and CEO of companies providing nursing and rehabilitative services, and hi...

– Dominican University


National Health Policy Issues to be Addressed by CMS Deputy Director at Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists

This is the largest advocacy meeting for nurse anesthetists to discuss advocacy and healthcare policy as it relates to anesthesia care in the United States.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Embargo expired on 20-Apr-2018 at 16:05 ET


Healthcare Advocate Recognized for Commitment to Anesthesia by Professional Association

This is the AANA's highest award for Federal advocacy.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Embargo expired on 20-Apr-2018 at 16:05 ET


Body's Natural High, Prescription Drug Misuse, Health Implications of Legalized Marijuana, and More in the Marijuana News Source

The Latest News On Marijuana Research

– Newswise


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

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses hosts its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI), May 21-24 in Boston, with more than 8,000 attendees expected. NTI offers hundreds of sessions to improve clinical practice...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


UT Southwestern Nurses Named Among DFW’s Great 100 Nurses

Eight UT Southwestern Medical Center nurses are being honored at the 2018 DFW Great 100 Nurses event April 18 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center recognizing outstanding local nursing professionals.

– UT Southwestern Medical Center


Diagnosing, Treating Neuropathy Symptoms in Cancer Patients Not Exact Science

Most of the roughly 15.5 million cancer survivors in the U.S. receive chemotherapy, and roughly 65 percent develop some degree of the chemotherapy-induced nerve damage known as peripheral neuropathy.

– University of Michigan

Cancer Control


CRNA Takes Boston Marathon by Surprise

26-Year Old Sarah Sellers who graduated from nurse anesthesia school less than a year ago and became a CRNA, shocked many, including herself when she placed second in the Boston Marathon.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Comeback Kids of Johns Hopkins Nursing

Taking the road home to Baltimore rewards an HIV researcher and a community-minded caregiver. The city provides fertile ground for their contributions.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Wolters Kluwer-Rockburn Institute Study Links Evidence-Based Clinical Decision Support to Higher Value-Based Care Scores

Wolters Kluwer Health today released the results of a study conducted in partnership with the Rockburn Institute that revealed when nurses use Lippincott Advisor and Lippincott Procedures at the bedside, hospitals’ Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) scor...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins


Understanding Barriers to Mental Health Care for Urban Black Men Who Experience Traumatic Injury

Psychological distress is common in the aftermath of a traumatic injury. Symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress can make it harder to re-establish one’s social and family life, work performance, and wellbeing after injury.

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Ethnicity and Health; R01NR013503

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