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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 12-Dec-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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Multi-Million Grant from the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Will Fund National Implementation of Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Aging-in-Place Program

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) will receive the largest grant ever given by the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation to a single nurse-driven innovation, marking JHSON’s leadership in transformative models of care that focus on social determ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Nursing instructor changed forever by hurricane relief work

Wichita State University nursing instructor Richard Nold spent two weeks in North Carolina providing medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Florence. He describes the experience as tough but rewarding.

– Wichita State University

AACN Practice Alert Offers Guidance on Assessing Pain in ICU Patients

A newly updated AACN Practice Alert summarizes expected nursing practice related to pain assessment in critically ill adults, including evidence-based recommendations and supporting documentation.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN Practice Alert

AACN Joins with The DAISY Foundation to Issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition

The AACN is pleased to join with The DAISY Foundation™ to issue a National Call for Nurse Faculty Recognition to honor academic leaders responsible for preparing the nation's nursing workforce. AACN encourages all stakeholders within nursing educat...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

Nursing student is determined to succeed despite DACA uncertainty

Wichita State University senior nursing student Flor Maritza Mercado is one of the thousands of people in the United States who is impacted by Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

– Wichita State University

New Rush Oak Brook Outpatient Center Brings Nationally Ranked Programs to Western Suburbs

Rush will expand access to academic health care for people living in the western suburbs of Chicago with the opening of a new, medical professional building in Oak Brook in January 2019.

– Rush University Medical Center

In Times of Low Unemployment, Quality of Nursing Home Care Suffers

The low unemployment rate in the U.S. — which fell to a 49 year-low in September and October — is good news to many people, but perhaps not to residents of nursing homes. A Georgetown University Medical Center study found that quality of care in ...

– Georgetown University Medical Center

The Gerontologist

Embargo expired on 07-Dec-2018 at 00:05 ET

Study Among First to Describe Work Environments for Nurses in Mexico

A study of nurses in Mexico identifies both positive and problematic areas of their work environments, with age, experience, and education level influencing nurses’ perceptions of their workplaces.

– New York University

Hispanic Health Care International

Embargo expired on 06-Dec-2018 at 12:05 ET

Study suggests loneliness can hinder management of diabetes, hypertension

One isn’t just the loneliest number. It may also be the unhealthiest. New research led by Laurie Theeke in the WVU School of Nursing, suggests that loneliness can make it harder for middle-aged Appalachians to manage chronic conditions such as diab...

– West Virginia University

Applied Nursing Research

Registration Opens for AACN Critical Care Nursing Conference

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses invites nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for high-acuity and critically ill patients and their families to its 2019 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in Orlando,...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Jones & Bartlett Learning Commits to Multi-Year Affiliation with Nepin to Accelerate Educational Advancement for Nurses Across the U.S.


– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Becomes At-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) will hold an inaugural ceremony on December 5 to accept its new title as an “At-Large” chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma). JHSON’s Nu Beta is the first chapt...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Natural selection in the womb can explain health problems in adulthood

Conditions encountered in the womb - when the embryo consists of only about 100 cells - can have life-long impact on health. Scientists previously assumed that this is because embryos respond to adverse conditions by programming their gene expression...

– Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health

Cell Reports

Study Shows Low-Income Women in Texas Are Not Getting Contraception After Childbirth

Two-Thirds of Women Did Not Receive Their Desired Contraception at the Six-Week Postpartum Visit, Increasing Risk of Unintended Pregnancy.

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

AANA Applauds HHS Report Calling for Removal of Practice Barriers for Non-physician Healthcare Professionals

In a positive move for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and other non-physician healthcare professionals, and especially for the millions of patients served by these qualified providers, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Nancy Glass Receives $2.2 Million to Prevent and Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence

Two new grants totaling $2.2 million will fund Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, in the development of nationally accessible, culturally diverse, and age-appropriate resources to help protect survivors of dome...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Penn Nursing Expert in HIV/AIDS Prevention Available for Media Interviews on #WorldAIDSDay

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Earns Top Recognition in Diversity and Inclusion

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has earned the 2018 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education “Excellence in Diversity” Health Professions award for its committed efforts to support and sustain diversity and inclusion through education,...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Twitter Chat with HIV/AIDS Experts from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing for World AIDS Day / Experts Also Available for Interview

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Mobile health has power to transform HIV/AIDS nursing

The abundance of personal smartphones in southern African countries got University of Washington professor Sarah Gimbel thinking: What if these phones were used by front-line health workers — namely nurses — to collect and analyze data on patient...

– University of Washington

Current HIV/AIDS Reports, Sept-2018

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing expert can comment on gun violence and the role of health professionals

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Two Electives Offered by UAH's College of Nursing – Global Health and Medical Missions – Emphasize Importance of Cultural Competence

UAH’s College of Nursing offers two electives designed to help students cultivate their cultural competence: the Global Health Program and the Medical Missions Program.

– University of Alabama Huntsville

‘Two Heads Are Better Than One’ — a New Way of Nursing Education — Gets High Marks from Students in Baylor University Study

A new “buddy system” of nursing education — in which two students work together as one nurse to share ideas, set priorities and make clinical decisions for patient care in the “real world” of nursing — is effective, according to a study b...

– Baylor University

Journal of Nursing Education

Columbus State University to Provide New Affordable Online RN to BSN

Columbus State University (CSU) has partnered with University System of Georgia eCampus to provide an expanded, and more affordable, online program for students with an RN degree who want to earn a bachelor's degree in nursing. As part of the new arr...

– Columbus State University

Oncology Nursing Foundation Refocuses Commitment to All Oncology Nurses

Support for oncology nursing is critical to the advancement of the profession and the future of care for patients with cancer. The Oncology Nursing Foundation—formerly known as the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation—is a nonprofit, tax-exe...

– Oncology Nursing Foundation





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