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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 13-Jun-2018

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

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Study Finds How Physicians Receive Feedback is Important for Antimicrobial Stewardship

Antimicrobial resistance continues to increase, and antimicrobial stewardship programs are developing plans to report antimicrobial use in order to reduce and optimize the use of antibiotics.

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology

Donna Meyer, CEO of OADN, Appointed to the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP)

Donna Meyer, CEO of OADN, Appointed to the National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Wolters Kluwer Builds an Immersive Virtual World to Prepare Nursing Students for Population Health Nursing

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today the launch of Lippincott Clinical Experiences: Community, Public, and Population Health Nursing to prepare nursing students for practice in the burgeoning field of population health using an innovative virtual co...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

2018 ACHNE Annual Institute

Nurse practitioners take on larger role in rural areas

Regulatory changes have paved the way for a huge increase in the number of nurse practitioners who serve as primary care providers in rural areas. They now account for 1 in 4 medical care providers in practices in rural areas – a 43.2 percent incre...

– University of Delaware

Health Affairs

AACN Announces Nursing Faculty Selected to Participate in the Inaugural Digital Innovation Bootcamp

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that 30 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the inaugural AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which will...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

Rising Demand for Home Health Services Leads Wolters Kluwer and Leading Home Care Association to Expand Nurse Bedside Decision Support Resources

Wolters Kluwer Health today announced a collaboration with the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) to expand Lippincott® Procedures to address the care and quality demands created by the growing emphasis on aging in place. The addit...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Patient Role in Managing Pain Primary Focus of AANA Presentation During HHS Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting

Engaging patients in the management of their own pain can decrease the risk of substance use disorder and help combat the growing opioid crisis.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

AACN and AONE Join Forces to Advance New Models of Care and Address Nursing Workforce Issues

Leaders with AACN and AONE announced the formation of a new national strategy designed to strengthen alignment between practice and academia with the goal of advancing innovative solutions to meeting the demands of the current and future healthcare s...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

Six steps to optimize nutrition support for ICU patients

A six-step bundle published in Critical Care Nurse offers bedside nurses and other members of the interprofessional team a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to early nutrition. The bundle reinforces new guidelines from the American Society of Pare...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse, June 2018

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

Conflicting Guidance on Opioid Prescribing Can Jeopardize Pain Management for Patients with Cancer

Persistent pain and recurrent episodes of pain are common for those who are living with cancer, or for those undergoing cancer treatment. When used properly, prescription opioids have long been known to help combat pain experienced by people with can...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

JAMA Oncology

Embargo expired on 31-May-2018 at 11:00 ET

UTHealth film about Third Reich’s “killing nurses” wins Platinum at WorldFest

The WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival has honored a 56-minute film produced by Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) with a Platinum Remi Award given for a documentary under 60 minu...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

New Research Confirms Safety of Nurse Anesthetists,Raises Questions about Anesthesiologist Assistants

New research conducted by the American Society of Anesthesiologists confirms the quality and safety of anesthesia provided by CRNAs. The research also calls into question the safety of Anesthesiologist Assistants who are not allowed to administer an...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Surgical Outcomes Equivalent Whether Physician Anesthesiologist Assisted by Nurse Anesthetist or Anesthesiologist Assistant

Patients who undergo inpatient surgery experience no difference in death rates, hospital length of stay or costs between admission or discharge whether their physician anesthesiologist is assisted by a nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist assista...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)


Four Skills Key in Establishing Nurse-led Cross-sector Collaborations That Improve Community Health and Well-being

About 70 percent of all variations in health care outcomes are explained by individuals’ social conditions including housing, neighborhood conditions, and income, data show. In order to establish community cultures of health where people are empowe...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Health Promotion Practice

Wayne State College of Nursing receives $2.6M HRSA grant to expand BSN training in Detroit

The need for nurses who practice on community-based primary care and public health teams is growing. As health care moves from hospital settings to the community, these teams will need RNs working to the full scope of their license, particularly in a...

– Wayne State University Division of Research

Health Resources and Services Administration

Heart Disease Risk in Older Women, Seafood Rich Diet Helps Fertility, Gay Teens Using Adult Hook-Up Apps, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

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

– Newswise

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Outlines Expected Practices to Manage Clinical Alarms

Approximately 90 percent of alarms in various critical care settings are either false or clinically irrelevant. An AACN Practice Alert outlines evidence-based protocols and clinical strategies that healthcare organizations can implement as they seek ...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Poor Seniors Less Likely to Survive Nursing Home After ICU Stay

A first-of-its-kind study has found that seniors who are insured by Medicaid are less likely to survive in a nursing home after an ICU stay than seniors covered by Medicare and commercial insurance. The study was presented at the 2018 American Thora...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

ATS 2018

Embargo expired on 23-May-2018 at 17:30 ET

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing to Graduate Largest Ever PhD Class at 2018 Ceremony

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2018 class will be the largest PhD class to ever graduate from the school with a total of 10 students—underscoring the school’s commitment to advancing science and preparing n...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Medical Librarians and Health Information Professionals Convene for MLA’18 in Atlanta, Georgia: A First-Time Host City for the Meeting

MLA’18: Adapting, Transforming, Leading,” is hosted by the Medical Library Association (MLA) and will be held from May 18 to 23, 2018 in the vibrant host city of Atlanta, Georgia.

– Medical Library Association

Public Librarians Address Challenge of Health Literacy in Upcoming Symposium from MLA, PLA and NNLM

Press release regarding the Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium.

– Medical Library Association

MLA’18, May 22 and 23, 2018; 1UG4LM012346-01

Medical Library Association Announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors

The Medical Library Association (MLA) recognized the organization’s 2018-2019 Incoming Board of Directors during MLA’18 in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 17, 2018 during the MLA Business Meeting.

– Medical Library Association

Wolters Kluwer’s Lippincott DocuCare Named “Best instructional Solution” Finalist in SIIA CODiE Awards

Wolters Kluwer Health today announced its academic electronic health record (EHR) training solution for nursing education is a finalist in the 2018 SIIA CODiE Awards. Designed to prepare nursing students for the demands of clinical practice, Lippinco...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

AACN Statement Addresses Evolving TeleICU Nursing Practice

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has published “AACN TeleICU Nursing Practice: An Expert Consensus Statement Supporting High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care,” offering specific recommendations for the development, growth and...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Gun Safety Programs Do Not Prevent Children from Handling Firearms, Rutgers Study Finds

Findings suggest that children do not retain safety skills when encountering a firearm in a real-world scenario

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Health Promotion Practice

3 Wishes Project Brings Dignity to Dying Patients

The 3 Wishes Project aims to improve the end-of-life experience in the intensive care unit by fulfilling small wishes for dying patients.

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

AANA Calls on Healthcare Community to Use Opioid-Sparing Pain Management to Prevent Addiction and Abuse

The AANA and CRNAs are urging healthcare professionals to consider alternatives to prescribing opioids when treating patients to reduce or eliminate the chances for addiction.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Embargo expired on 10-May-2018 at 05:00 ET

Genetic Testing May Revolutionize Recognition and Treatment of Inherited Cardiac Conditions

An article in AACN Advanced Critical Care explores how healthcare professionals can use genomic science to identify and counsel patients at risk for inherited disorders that are common causes for sudden cardiac death. The article is part of a symposi...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN Advanced Critical Care, Spring 2018

Diverse Parkinson’s-Related Disorders May Stem From Different Strains of Same Protein

Different Parkinson’s-related brain disorders are characterized by misfolded proteins embedded in cells. Researchers found that the type of brain cell afflicted dictates which pathological form of α-synuclein protein becomes the disease culprit.

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Nature; NS53488)

Creating a Compelling Character to Aid Latinas with Depression and Anxiety

Imagining how a compelling story could ignite interest in a topic that is often considered taboo, MarySue Heilemann, professor at the UCLA School of Nursing, set out to create such a project to attract English-speaking Latinas with elevated symptoms ...

– UCLA School of Nursing

Journal of Medical Internet Research


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