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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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

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

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Rule Change by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Recognizes CRNAs’ Expert Care

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) for recognizing a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist’s (CRNA) ability to perform pre-anesthetic assessments in Ambulatory Surgi...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


November Tip Sheet from Cedars-Sinai

Tips for this month include: • More heart valve patients now are able to choose minimally invasive procedures instead of open heart surgery. • Our experts tell how to protect your lungs during wildfire season. • Cedars-Sinai scored a per...

– Cedars-Sinai


Studies Find Nurse-Led Program Improves Care of Older Adults

An analysis of research on the Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) program finds that it improves older adult care, including preventing falls, improving patient safety and quality of care, reducing potentially inappropriate medicat...

– New York University

The Gerontologist, Nov. 4

Embargo expired on 04-Nov-2019 at 01:05 ET


ASU, Phoenix Children’s Hospital team up for pediatric-focused acute care program

Arizona State University and Phoenix Children’s Hospital team up for pediatric-focused acute care program

– Arizona State University (ASU)


Survey offers insight into strategies to reduce unnecessary tests, treatments in critical care settings

A national survey of acute and critical care nurses finds that measures to reduce unnecessary testing and treatments are increasingly being integrated into clinical practice, even though most respondents are not aware of the Choosing Wisely campaign ...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, November 2019; Critical Care Societies Collaborative Choosing Wisely recommendations


Novel Research Aims to Identify New Medications for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Opioid use disorder and overdose deaths are a major public health crisis in the United States. While medication-assisted treatments for opioid use disorder exist, these treatments remain inadequate for many patients, resulting in a high rate of relap...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Neuropsychopharmacology; R01 DA037897


AANA Releases Pivotal Study on Safety, Cost-Effectiveness of Anesthesia Delivery

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) released a new study that suggests politics and professional interests are the main drivers of anesthesia policy in the United States.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

Medicare


Michigan hospital improves post-CABG outcomes, using proactive amiodarone protocol

A quality improvement project at Beaumont Hospital in Michigan resulted in a decreased incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation and shorter mean lengths of stay. The results indicate that an amiodarone POAF prophylaxis protocol could significan...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN Advanced Critical Care, Fall 2019

Embargo expired on 23-Oct-2019 at 06:00 ET


Q&A with Cynda Rushton, committee member of the National Academy of Medicine Study on Clinician Burnout

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing expert Cynda Rushton explains the 2019 National Academy of Medicine report on clinician burnout and provider well-being.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Taking Action Against Clinician Burnout: A Systems Approach to Professional Well-Being


Too many older adults readmitted to hospitals with same infections they took home

About 15% of hospitalized older adults will be readmitted within a month of discharge.

– University of Michigan

Journal of The American Geriatrics Society; The Role of Post-Acute Care in Readmissions for Preexisting Healthcare-Associated Infections


FNPs Know That Military Families Serve, Too

Catherine Ling, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN is the DNP Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (FNP) track coordinator and a faculty associate at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Inspired by her own experience as a military spouse, Dr. Ling and ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


If your health care provider is nice, you’ll feel less pain

Having blood drawn by a courteous health care provider can really take the sting out of those procedures, suggests a study being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting.

– American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2019 annual meeting

Embargo expired on 20-Oct-2019 at 10:15 ET


Babies burdened by environmental estrogens in mothers' wombs

Early childhood life in the womb is particularly sensitive to the effects of environmental pollutants. A team from Empa and the University of Vienna has now for the first time been able to show how a pollutant from contaminated food - the environment...

– Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Environmental Health Perspectives (2019); empa


Walls of Art Tell the Story of UCLA School of Nursing

Paintings bring the UCLA School of Nursing's story to life in a way that engages and creates pride.

– UCLA School of Nursing


Policy and Public Affairs


Title VIII Nursing Workforce Bill Passes to Senate Floor

ARN applauds the Senate HELP Committee for advancing the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses


U.S. House of Representatives Supports the Health of Our Nation by Passing Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) commends the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019. This overwhelming support represents an important step t...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)


Announcements


AAHCM Shares Success from 2019 Annual Meeting

With over 450 attendees, this meeting provides health care professionals with training and education on the unique aspects of providing home-based medical care as well as an understanding of how to sustain these medical practices.

– American Academy of Home Care Medicine

Embargo expired on 08-Nov-2019 at 00:00 ET


American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Partners with Patient Safety Movement Foundation to Eliminate Medical Errors in Hospitals

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is partnering with the Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) to eliminate preventable patient deaths in hospitals, a leading cause of death and injury to people across the globe.

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


New Online Curriculum Equips Nurses to Lead Innovation by Offering Training in Design Thinking

– Nurses make up the largest and most trusted group of health care professionals, work on the front lines of the health care system, and are frequently called on to devise on-the-spot solutions to urgent health care problems, yet most nurses receiv...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Cynda Rushton Earns STTI Spirit of Renewal Award

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) faculty Cynda Hylton Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, is recipient of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) 2019 Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award. It is given to a nurse leader whose ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Loyola University Medical Center Receives Magnet® Re-Designation

Loyola University Medical Center has received Magnet® re-designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). This is Loyola's third consecutive ANCC survey resulting in Magnet® designation.

– Loyola Medicine


ARN Releases 8th Ed. of The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum

ARN announces the release of the 8th edition of The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum.

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses


Hopkins Nursing Excellence Celebrated at 8th Annual Evening with the Stars

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing recognized outstanding nurses, preceptors, faculty, students, and staff at its 8th annual Evening with the Stars event on November 2.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Foundation for Academic Nursing Announced by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is moving forward with plans to launch a new philanthropic enterprise in 2020, the Foundation for Academic Nursing. Though the association has been a reliable source for grant-funding to schools...

– American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Receives HEED Award for Excellence in Diversity

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


Inaugural GW Nursing Journalism Award Announced

The GW Nursing Journalism Award recognizes excellence in health care and health policy reporting for journalists using nurses as key sources.

– GW School of Nursing


AACN grants support clinical research to influence high-acuity and critical care nursing practice

Nurses are invited to apply for AACN research grants by Nov. 1, 2019, with total available funding of $160,000. Projects funded in 2019 address PICS, telemedicine, virtual reality for onboarding new nurses, and machine learning and pressure injuries....

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


OADN Joins with The Daisy Foundation to Honor Nurse Faculty, A Call to Action

OADN Joins with The Daisy Foundation to Honor Nurse Faculty, A Call to Action

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)


Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Alumni Earns Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) alumna and Congresswoman Lauren Underwood has earned the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service from the Johns Hopkins University. The award honors alumni who have brought recognition to the ...

– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing


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GW Experts Are Available to Speak for Stories during Lung Cancer Awareness Month

– George Washington University

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