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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 10-Jul-2019
 

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

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Hospital-Hosted Simulated Surgery Offers UAH Nursing Students Interprofessional Education Experience

Students in UAH's College of Nursing’s perioperative elective assisted Dr. Kenneth Chandler with an open appendectomy on a SynDaver surgical model at the Decatur Morgan Hospital in Decatur, Ala.

– University of Alabama Huntsville


Nurses’ attitudes influence sedation practices

More than half of the respondents to a recent survey of critical care nurses indicated that they believe sedation is needed to minimize patient discomfort and distress, even though clinical guidelines call for limiting sedation while a patient in the...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, July 2019

Embargo expired on 01-Jul-2019 at 06:00 ET


New Data Resource Reveals Highly Variable Staffing at Nursing Homes

A study published in the July issue of Health Affairs paints a clear picture of the staffing levels of nurses and direct care staff at nursing homes based on a new CMS data resource, the Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ). CMS has been collecting data from ...

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Health Affairs

Embargo expired on 01-Jul-2019 at 16:00 ET


Catheters: Big source of infection, but often overlooked

Indwelling devices like catheters cause roughly 25% of hospital infections, but ongoing efforts to reduce catheter use and misuse haven't succeeded as much as health care workers would like.

– University of Michigan

American Journal of Critical Care


Expanding Role of RNs to Serve Rural Communities

To address the shortage of health-care professionals in rural and underserved areas, nurse-researchers are helping rural clinics more fully utilize registered nurses in primary care and have expanded the South Dakota State University nursing curricul...

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– South Dakota State University


Nursing Home Care Cost Significantly Outpaces General Inflation and Medical Care Prices

One of the largest studies on out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices, reports a team of health policy researchers.

– Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies

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Embargo expired on 20-Jun-2019 at 07:00 ET


Nurses more likely to test for HIV when practice setting supports routine screening

Nurse practitioners are more likely to conduct HIV screenings if they feel that their colleagues support routine screenings, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York. This comes in advance of National HIV Tes...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, June-2019


How Nurses Bring Clarity to the Nature of Social Change

History provides an enhanced understanding of the factors that inform social policy. In the wider arena of public health and its influence on social change, the political and healing import of nursing cannot be ignored.

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

American Journal of Public Health


Nurses Urged to Practice 'Evidence-Based Compassion' for Alcohol Use Disorder

Nurses play a critical role in promoting compassionate care for patients and families affected by alcohol use disorder (AUD), including evidence-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT) approaches, according to a paper in the July/September Journal ...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Journal of Christian Nursing


Announcements


Researchers awarded grant to study obesity in children with spina bifida

Health providers would like to give better diet guidelines to parents of children with spina bifida but exact measurements of the children's body composition are hard to obtain. This group aims develop an easy method of gathering body fat informatio...

– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

NIH/NICHD R01HD096085


AACN Certification Corporation Announces FY2020 Board

AACN Certification Corporation — the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) — announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2020, with terms effective July 1, 2019.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


AACN’s 50th President, Board Members Begin Terms

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the world’s largest specialty nursing organization, announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2020, with terms effective July 1, 2019. Founded in 1969, AACN celebrates 50 years of acut...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Maria Van Pelt Chosen for Induction as Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Maria Van Pelt, PhD, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from Westborough, Mass., has been selected for induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), joining more than 2,600 nursing leaders who make up the academy....

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Beth Ann Clayton Selected for 2019 Class of Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, MS, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from Cincinnati, Ohio, has been selected for induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), joining more than 2,600 nursing leaders who make up the acad...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Anesthesia Provider John Bing Receives One of Nursing’s Highest Honors

John Bing, BSN, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist from Clarksville, MD., has been elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


FAU Receives $1.5 Million to Train Veteran Nursing Students to Care for Other Veterans

Nurses who have served in the military themselves are uniquely positioned to care for other veterans. With a grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing will form a primary care workf...

– Florida Atlantic University


Donna Meyer to Receive Preeminent Honor in Nursing

OADN CEO Donna Meyer has been named to the American Academy of Nursing’s 2019 Fellows Class, garnering her the nation’s top honor in nursing.

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)


Eight Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty to Become FAANs

Eight faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) have been selected for induction as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The recognition sets aside nursing leaders as the most highly distinguished within the profession and...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Gayle Irvin, MPH CAE, Leads Team as Executive Director of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)

Gayle Irvin, MPH CAE, has accepted the role of ARN Executive Director.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

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