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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 12-Sep-2018

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

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Penn Nursing Study Highlights Rapid Weight Gain During Infancy as Possible Risk Factor for Later Obesity in Children with Autism

Childhood obesity is a serious public health concern that can have a profound impact on children’s health and well-being. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are more likely to have obesity compared to their peers with typical development,...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


A Nursing Perspective on the Opioid Crisis – Special Issue of Journal of Addictions Nursing

Addictions nursing specialists have a unique role to play in caring for patients, families, and communities affected by the crisis. A series of original research and expert commentaries provide the nursing specialist's perspective on the opioid crisi...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of Addictions Nursing

Rehabilitation Nursing Conference in West Palm Beach

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses hosting their annual conference and expo in West Palm Beach, October 17-20, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN),October 17-20, 2018

Study Supports Interprofessional Use of AACN’s Work Environment Assessment Survey as an Organizational Measure

Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital find that an online survey created as a resource for critical care nurses to assess the health of the work environment is a valid and reliable tool for use by interprofessional patient care teams throughout h...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, Sept-2018; American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

Embargo expired on 04-Sep-2018 at 06:00 ET

Study: Massachusetts ICU Nurse Staffing Regulations Did Not Improve Patient Mortality and Complications

In 2014, Massachusetts lawmakers passed a law requiring a 1:1 or 2:1 patient-to-nurse staffing ratio in intensive care units (ICU) in the state, as guided by a tool that accounts for patient acuity and anticipated care intensity. The regulations were...

– Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Critical Care Medicine; 1F32AG058352; 5K08HS024288; 1R01HL136660

Southern Ocean Medical Center Keeps Patients Safe with the Most Advanced Infection-Fighting Technology

Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center provides the most advanced technology to clean hospital rooms and better protect patients against infections.

– Hackensack Meridian Health

NYU Meyers Launches Aliviado, a Resource for Home Health and Hospice Teams Caring for People with Dementia

Aliviado—which means “relief” in Portuguese—aims to provide relief to people living with dementia and their caregivers through helping home health and hospice agencies provide high-quality, compassionate care.

– New York University

Too Much Sitting – Nurses’ Role in Educating Patients to Reduce Health Risks of Prolonged Sedentary Time

Sitting for too many hours per day, or sitting for long periods without a break, is now known to increase a wide range of health risks, even if one engages in recommended amounts of physical activity. The health risks of prolonged sedentary time – ...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

American Journal of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Appoints Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Nurse and attorney Gloria Ramsey, JD, RN, FNAP, FAAN, has been appointed to serve as Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In this inaugural position, she will promote and strategically further t...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Analysis: Commonly Used Drugs are Rarely Studied in Primary Care Patients

Drugs most commonly prescribed to patients seen by primary care physicians are not often tested in the patients who go to these clinics, where most people receive their care, say investigators at Georgetown University Medical Center and Yale School o...

– Georgetown University Medical Center

Journal of General Internal Medicine

HealthCom Media Tapped to Lead Nurse Anesthetist Association’s Media Sales

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has partnered with HealthCom Media (HCM), a leading information and content development company specializing in marketing and publishing solutions that complement traditional advertising programs....

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

AACN Announces Launch of Newly Redesigned NursingCAS Website

AACN is pleased to announce the launch of a newly redesigned NursingCAS website,, which will simplify the application process to nursing schools nationwide. Similar to services in place for other health professions, NursingCAS offe...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

Penn Nursing Professor Wins Prestigious Award for Book about Children and Drug Safety

Cynthia Connolly’s, PhD, RN, FAAN, book, Children and Drug Safety: Balancing Risk and Protection in Twentieth Century America, just received the distinguished Arthur J. Viseltear Prize. This award is given each year by the American Public Health As...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo, San Diego, CA; Nov. 10-14, 2018.

Valley Achieves Continued Magnet® Recognition for Professional Nursing Practice

The Valley Hospital is proud to announce that it has achieved the prestigious Magnet recognition — the highest national honor for professional nursing practice — for a fourth consecutive time.

– Valley Health System

NYU Meyers Receives NIH Grant to Establish the Center for Precision Health in Diverse Populations

The National Institute for Nursing Research has awarded NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing a $1.9 million, five-year grant to establish the NYU Meyers Center for Precision Health in Diverse Populations.

– New York University


New Elective Gives UAH Students Preview of the Ups and Downs of Critical Care Transport Nursing

Undergraduate students in Ron Bolen’s critical care transport nursing course at UAH learn how to stabilize and care for patients in the air, land, and sea transport environment.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

Wage Gap Between Hospital Executives and Doctors Is Widening, Study Finds

Over the past decade, salaries for hospital CEOs have risen much faster than for surgeons, physicians, and nurses, reports a study in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® (CORR®), a publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research





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