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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 08-May-2019
 

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

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Young Woman with Type 1 Diabetes has Lifesaving Care at Danbury Hospital

Twenty-three year old Lauren Williams was rushed to Danbury Hospital with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a serious complication of Type 1 diabetes. Danbury Hospital emergency, progressive care, and endocrinology care teams are highly skilled at effecti...

– Western Connecticut Health Network


Push Yourself Not the Button

UCLA Nursing students create a campaign to encourage faculty, staff and fellow students to take the stairs instead of the elevator.

– UCLA School of Nursing


Tip Sheet: Studies On Opioid-Prescribing Practices

Although opioids play a key role in reducing pain when recovering from surgery, some patients transition to chronic users and become dependent on them. In order to find out what situations result in patients continuing to refill their opioid prescrip...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

The American Journal of Surgery


Nursing, Dental, and Medical Students Train Together to Improve Kids’ Oral Health

Nursing, medical, and dental students can work as a team to improve their knowledge of pediatric oral health—and how to work with their fellow health professionals, finds new research led by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.

– New York University

Journal of Dental Education; D09HP25019


American Association of Critical-Care Nurses brings national nursing conference to Orlando

Thousands of nurses who care for high-acuity and critically ill patients will convene next month in Orlando to be inspired and to learn about the latest innovations in clinical practice, healthcare technology, evidence-based practice and research, du...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Nurses Use FDNY Geospatial Mapping of Opioid Overdoses to Inform Clinical Practice in Real Time

Nurse practitioners and nursing students can use local, real-time maps of opioid overdoses to inform their clinical work with adolescents in community health settings, finds new research from NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing.

– New York University

Journal of Pediatric Health Care; D09HP29976


Policy and Public Affairs


The Forum of International Respiratory Societies Calls on Health Care Providers Worldwide to STOP for Asthma

On World Asthma Day, the American Thoracic Society joins the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) and other founding members of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS) in recognizing this year’s theme: “STOP for asthma.” FIRS cal...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)


OADN Issues Position on Transition to Practice

OADN Issues Formal Position Statement on Transition to Practice for Post-licensure Residency Programs

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)


Announcements


AACN Honors UVA Nursing Dean Dorrie Fontaine

Dorrie K. Fontaine, the Sadie Heath Cabaniss Professor of Nursing and dean of the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the AACN Pioneering Spirit Award, in recognition of her 40-year career as a clinician, scholar, researcher, educa...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


National Award for ICU Design Presented toExcela Health Westmoreland Hospital

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will present the annual ICU Design Citation to the ICU at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, during the 2019 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in Orland...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


AACN Honors Clinicians Who Developed Assessment Tools

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will present AACN Pioneering Spirit Awards to noted clinicians and researchers Sharon Inouye, MD, MPH, and Céline Gélinas, PhD, RN. The recipients are being recognized individually for their innovati...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


JoAnn Grif Alspach Receives AACN Award for Distinguished Career

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses honors JoAnn Grif Alspach with the 2019 Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career. She is a pioneer in nursing preceptorship and 34-year editor-in-chief of the award-winning journal, C...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


New Book Explores Hospice and Palliative Care Interventions

Behavioral Intervention Research in Hospice and Palliative Care: Building an Evidence Base sets forth research considerations and guidelines to build evidence-based interventions to improve end-of-life care.

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Pacira BioSciences Funds Educational Webinar Series Produced by Anesthesia Providers

The AANA will be producing a webinar series to educate healthcare providers about enhanced recovery after surgery to aid in the fight against the opioid crisis. Pacira BioSciences funded the project.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Two from Penn Sit on National Opioid Committee

Penn Nursing’s Rosemary Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Practice Professor of Pain Practice, and M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology at Penn’s Perleman School of Medicine, have been appoi...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Cunningham and Henderson Appointed to Committee on Future of Nursing 2020-2030

This ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the lessons learned from the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action, as well as the current state of science and technology to inform their assessment ...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty Selected for Induction as AANP Fellows

Three faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) have been selected for induction as Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP). Jason Farley, Kimberly McIltrot, and Vinciya Pandian were chosen for their contribu...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

AANP National Conference on June 20


AACN Announces Nursing Faculty Selected to Participate in the 2019 Digital Innovation Bootcamp

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce that 35 nursing faculty from across the nation have been selected to participate in the 2019 AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Bootcamp: From Content to Action, which will be h...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)


Krogh named Dean of Nursing at South Dakota State University

Mary Anne Krogh, current dean of nursing and health sciences at Mount Marty College in Yankton, has been named dean of South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing.

– South Dakota State University


FAU Appoints Safiya George, Ph.D. as Dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing

Safiya George, Ph.D., has been appointed as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. She is only the third dean to be appointed in the college’s 40-year history.

– Florida Atlantic University


Kimberly McIltrot to Lead the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Assistant Professor Kimberly McIltrot has been chosen to serve as director of the school’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program—most recently ranked No. 1 the country by U.S. News & World Report.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes a Record 226 Hospital Units with Beacon Award for Excellence in 2018

AACN recognizes a record 226 units from 161 hospitals that earned the Beacon Award for Excellence in 2018. Last year, the program recognized more units at more hospitals than any prior year, and awarded the highest number of gold-level Beacon awards ...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


AACN to Honor 14 Acute and Critical Care Nurses With 2019 Circle of Excellence Award

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses will honor 14 acute and critical care nurses with the 2019 Circle of Excellence award, recognizing their commitment to achieving excellent patient outcomes.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Marketplace


B-Line Medical Joins in Celebrating National Minority Health Month

B-Line Medical, an industry leader in video-driven healthcare education and outcome improvement, is happy to support and promote National Minority Health Month.

– B-Line Medical


Expert Pitch


Infection Prevention Expert (Seen on NBC Nightly News) Available to Discuss Measles Outbreak

– Catholic Health Services of Long Island


Drug-resistant fungus a ‘public health emergency’

– Cornell University

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