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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 09-Oct-2019
 

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

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App to Improve Lives of Older Adults Is Set for First Major User Tests

Developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) through a collaboration that began in 2015, the app is called mPACT, for mobile Physical Activity Training.

– University of Alabama Huntsville


Initiating Breastfeeding in Vulnerable Infants

The benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child are well-recognized, including for late preterm infants (LPI). But because LPI do not have fully developed brains, they may experience difficulties latching and/or sustaining a latch on the brea...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Advances in Neonatal Care


Some ICU Admissions May Be Preventable, Saving Money and Improving Care

Many admissions to the intensive care unit may be preventable, potentially decreasing health care costs and improving care, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Annals of the American Thoracic Society

Embargo expired on 04-Oct-2019 at 00:15 ET


Will New CDC Measures Work to Control Nursing Home Infections?

The CDC issued new guidance in July on the use of personal protective equipment (masks, gowns) by healthcare providers to protect patients in nursing home facilities from acquiring and spreading antibiotic-resistant germs to others. UMSOM researchers...

– University of Maryland Medical Center


Prioritizing Palliative Care May Have Effects on ICU Nurses' Moral Distress

Critical care nurses may be less likely to experience moral distress when they feel that patients’ palliative care needs are being met, according to results of a survey of ICU nurses at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse, October 2019

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


Fulbright Scholarship Awarded to Examine Caring for Women Who Suffer Pregnancy Loss

A Saint Louis University professor has received a Fulbright scholarship to study how Scotland’s culture influences those who care for Scottish women who have lost a baby or suffered a miscarriage.

– Saint Louis University


Moral Distress and Moral Strength Among Clinicians in Health Care Systems: A Call for Research

Nurse burnout impacts both nurses and patients, and significantly influences the retention of nurses in the healthcare setting, research shows. But could burnout be a symptom of something larger?

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

NAM Perspectives


Conference offers sneak peek at futureTEMPO, MAIA satellite health research data

Researchers who study the effects of atmospheric gases and particulate matter on public health will be preparing to get some new eyes in the sky on Oct. 10 at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).

– University of Alabama Huntsville

Embargo expired on 12-Sep-2019 at 14:00 ET


Announcements


Ryannon Frederick named chief nursing officer, Mayo Clinic

Ryannon Frederick has been named chief nursing officer, Mayo Clinic. Frederick brings 20 years of experience at Mayo Clinic to the role, including significant leadership experience. She has been chief nursing officer, Mayo Clinic in Florida, since 20...

– Mayo Clinic


American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Recognized for Innovative I AM ME Campaign

The national professional association for more than 50,000 nurse anesthesiologists was recognized by a global company for their innovative diversity and inclusion campaign.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Mount Sinai Health System Celebrates Prestigious Magnet® Recognition

Three Mount Sinai Health System hospitals have received renewed national recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The Mount Sinai Hospital received Magnet® designation...

– Mount Sinai Health System


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Named 2019 Best Schools for Men in Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been named a 2019 Best Schools for Men in Nursing by the American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN). It is being recognized for its history, consistency, quality, and commitment to creating an inclu...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


UIC opens three new health care simulation centers

The University of Illinois at Chicago opened three health care simulation centers that use specially trained actors, advanced and computerized manikins of all ages, and simulated environments to help students and health care professionals practice cl...

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Nursing School Named in Recognition of Gift by WeatherTech CEO David MacNeil

Dominican University has named the Elizabeth T. MacNeil School of Nursing in recognition of a gift by alumnus David MacNeil, CEO of MacNeil Automotive (WeatherTech) in honor of his late mother, a pediatric nurse and teacher.

– Dominican University


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GW Experts Available During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

– George Washington University

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