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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 13-Feb-2019

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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URI nursing study shows benefits of delayed umbilical cord clamping on brain development in healthy babies

A five-minute delay in the clamping of healthy infants’ umbilical cords results in increased iron stores and brain myelin in areas important for early-life functional development, a new University of Rhode Island nursing study has found.

– University of Rhode Island

The Journal of Pediatrics, Dec-2018

UIC grant to help heart patients overcome hopelessness

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received a grant that will allow them to study how to improve care for heart disease patients struggling with hopelessness.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


New Mexico Proposed Legislation Jeopardizes Safety of Patients Bill Would Replace Physicians with Nurses for Anesthesia Care

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists (NMSA) strongly oppose SB 222, which will remove physician involvement from anesthesia care in New Mexico and authorize nurse anesthetists to replace phys...

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

'Artificial muscles' to help children with cerebral palsy

University of Delaware researchers are developing a medical brace to help children with cerebral palsy – the first lower extremity device designed to correct alignment or provide support using smart materials.

– University of Delaware

Grant to UMSON Faculty Members Supports Precision Health Research Program

Two University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty members have been awarded a $15,000 mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) in support of the All of Us Research Program

– University of Maryland, Baltimore

Leary Appointed Penn Nursing’s First Director of Innovation

In this role, Marion Leary, MSN, MPH, RN FAHA, will design and execute innovation programs and projects through Penn Nursing’s Office of Nursing Research (ONR) and will work to keep the School at the forefront of innovation in nursing. The appointm...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Rounds with Leadership: Taking Action to Champion the PhD in Nursing

Rounds with Leadership is a forum for AACN’s Board Chair and President/CEO to offer commentary on issues and trends impacting academic nursing.

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Appoints Inaugural Position to Bolster Faculty Development

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has appointed Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, to serve as inaugural Associate Dean for Faculty Development. She will support and promote faculty development, advancement, and retention, and further an environment of ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

AACN Applauds Bipartisan Commitment to Support Investments in Nursing Education and Practice

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) applauds the introduction of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 by House Nursing Caucus Co-Chairs, Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI); House Nur...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

House of Representatives Honors Nurse Anesthetists during CRNA Week

Three members of the U.S. House of Representatives introduce legislation in session to honor nurse anesthetists during National CRNA Week

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Vanderbilt School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of revolutionary building expansion

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab and technologically advanced classrooms with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22. The building was desi...

– Vanderbilt University

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Health Literacy Linked to Blood Pressure Medication Adherence Among Hispanics

Good health literacy is associated with better adherence to blood pressure medications among Hispanic individuals with high blood pressure, finds a study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and Columbia University School of Nursing. However, the ma...

– New York University

Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities; T32NR007969; P30NR016587; K99NR017651; K23 NR015970; R01HS019853 ; R01HS022961

American Journal of Critical Care Welcomes New Physician Co-Editor

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses has appointed Aluko Hope, MD, MSCE, physician co-editor-in-chief of American Journal of Critical Care, its official interdisciplinary, scientific journal. Hope is an associate professor at Albert Eins...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, Jan 2019

Community health center establishes medical home for former Illinois, Cook County inmates

The University of Illinois at Chicago is working with the Illinois and Cook County departments of corrections to establish its community health center in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood as a medical home for individuals transitioning from secu...

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Improved maternity care practices decrease racial gaps in breastfeeding in the US South

A new paper published in Pediatrics links successful implementation of Baby-Friendly™ practices in the southern U.S. with increases in breastfeeding rates and improved, evidence-based care. The changes were especially positive for African-American ...

– Boston Medical Center


Pioneering Vanderbilt School of Nursing building designed with health in mind

Once certified, the Vanderbilt School of Nursing's new expansion is expected to be the first complete building in Nashville to meet the WELL Building Standard, developed to support the health and well-being of a building's occupants.

– Vanderbilt University

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Five Things to Know about Who’s Providing Your Anesthesia Care

For patients undergoing surgery, having a baby, or needing emergency treatment following a traumatic incident, odds are the hands-on anesthesia care essential to their comfort and safety will be provided by a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (C...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

‘Dirty John’ and a Safety Plan for Domestic Violence

Today we have a good understanding of the pattern of dangerous behaviors abusive men use to manipulate their partners. However, most women, their friends, and their family members do not have access to safety information. Dirty John presents an oppor...

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– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Rozina Bhimani, PhD DNP APRN-CNP CNE, Named as ARN/RNF Research Grant Award Recipient

Announcement of ARN/RNF 2018 Grant Recipient

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

How is education for health professionals changing to fix the opioid crisis? Nursing professor Tammy Slater can discuss what nursing students need to know as they enter this crisis.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks No.1 for Online Nursing Education by U.S. News & World Report

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has the No. 1 online nursing program in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report Best Online Program 2019 rankings. The school advanced from its previous No. 5 ranking marking a significant move in ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing





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