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NEWSWISE Nursing Wire with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 12-Aug-2020
 

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

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A wound dressing that kills bacteria

In order to combat bacterial wound infections, Empa researchers have developed cellulose membranes equipped with antimicrobial peptides. Initial results show: The skin-friendly membranes made of plant-based materials kill bacteria very efficiently.

– Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Advanced Healthcare Materials (2020); https://www.empa.ch/web/s604/antibacterial-wounddressing


An NYU nurse practitioner’s advice for keeping school children and teachers safe this fall

With COVID-19 cases surging in parts of the country, NYU Meyers’ Donna Hallas outlines steps K-12 schools must take if they choose to reopen

– New York University

Contemporary Pediatrics


Atrium Health Tele-ICU Evolves to Meet COVID-19 Challenges

Atrium Health’s tele-ICU quickly adjusted its patient-centered focus to include supporting and protecting bedside nurses caring for patients in isolation, as part of the system’s planning and preparations for the pandemic.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

Critical Care Nurse, August 2020

Embargo expired on 03-Aug-2020 at 06:00 ET


Tackling the Bioethics Challenges Raised by COVID-19

The diverse situations experienced by health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic often present serious ethical challenges. From the allocation of resources and triage protocols to health-care worker and patient rights and the management of clin...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

AJOB Empirical Bioethics


Aging experts call for more dementia care training

New recommendations call for more evidence-based workforce training to meet the growing demands for dementia care.

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– University of Georgia

Journal of American Geriatrics Society


Simple Strategies to Increase Positive Emotion Skills

Five-article symposium in AACN journal focuses on promoting well-being and resilience in critical care nursing, including strategies to increase the frequency of positive emotion in daily life.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

AACN Advanced Critical Care, Summer 2020; AACN Advanced Critical Care, Summer 2020


Palliative Nursing’s Role During COVID-19 and Beyond

As a rapid influx of patients overwhelmed health systems during the coronavirus pandemic, palliative nurses played dual roles supporting patients, patient families, and colleagues. Two researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Nursing Scholarship; Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing


Story Tips From Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

Sharon Tapp, who worked as a nurse case manager at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C., started experiencing sudden body weakness, chest pain, a high temperature and headache on March 18. Concerned, she went to her local urgent care c...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

Journal of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, May-2020; Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; The New York Times; JAMA Internal Medicine


Pandemic Inspires Framework for Enhanced Care in Nursing Homes

As of May 2020, nursing home residents account for a staggering one-third of the more than 80,000 deaths due to COVID-19 in the U.S. This pandemic has resulted in unprecedented threats—like reduced access to resources needed to contain and eliminat...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Journal of Aging and Social Policy; T32NR009356


Face Masks Can be Devastating for People with Hearing loss, NYU professors say in British Medical Journal

Experts examine the serious implications of needed coronavirus prevention measures on health care practitioners and their patients with hearing loss.

– New York University

British Medical Journal


Standardized Curriculum Introduces ICU Nurses to ECMO

Vanderbilt University Medical Center designed and rapidly deployed a curriculum specifically to equip nurses new to ECMO with the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to provide proficient and safe care for patients receiving ECMO. The pre-COVI...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

American Journal of Critical Care, July 2020

Embargo expired on 01-Jul-2020 at 06:00 ET


New York State Department of Health Announces Study on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

The New York State Department of Health today announced that the Department has led a study on multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19, which was published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The Depar...

– University at Albany, State University of New York

The New England Journal of Medicine


Social Distancing and Dying Alone

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to drastic changes in how hospitals provide end-of-life care to patients and their families. With strict no-visiting limitations in place in an effort to stem contagion, patients have been dying alone.

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Intensive Care Medicine


Calling for Nursing Support Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

There are close to 28 million nurses around the world who comprise a global workforce that delivers about 90 percent of primary healthcare, including frontline response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ensuring their optimal contribution and continued well-...

– University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

International Journal of Nursing Studies


FAU Now Offers COVID-19 Contact Tracing and Risk-Reduction Public Health Certificate

In response to the high demand for one of the fastest-growing jobs in the U.S., FAU has launched a new, online public health certificate course on COVID-19, contact tracing and risk-reduction. The five-week, 15-hour course does not require a college ...

– Florida Atlantic University


How to Combat Loneliness in Older Adults During COVID-19

Older adults are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19, but also a second public health crisis: social isolation.

– New York University

Global Health Research and Policy, June 5


Nurseries Forced to Support Families in Poverty Through Coronavirus Crisis, Research Shows

Nursery staff are having to provide food and help families with benefit claims as the coronavirus pandemic impacts parents with young children, according to new research by the University of Sheffield and Early Education, an early years providers’ ...

– University of Sheffield

Early Education


‘Age-Friendly’ Care Coming to Retail Clinics

Nursing researchers and planners at Case Western Reserve University, funded by a new three-year, $2.44 million John A. Hartford Foundation grant, will work with CVSHealth and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to integrate into 1,100 CVS Minute...

– Case Western Reserve University


Policy and Public Affairs


AANA Supports Improvements to Rural Health Access

To provide high-quality, value-based healthcare for millions of patients living in the nation’s rural communities, the White House issued an executive order on Aug. 3 that calls on the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to report on ways...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Oklahoma Opts Out of Physician Supervision of CRNAs

Oklahoma is now the 19th state to opt out from federal regulations that require physician supervision of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). The governors of 18 states and Guam have exercised such exemptions prior to the Centers for Medi...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


AANA Supports CMS Action to Cut Red Tape for Providers

Leaders of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) are encouraged by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announcement on the creation of the Office of Burden Reduction and Health Informatics in an effort to “cut red tap...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Nurses are on the Frontlines of COVID-19 but Their Expertise Remains Missing from Policy Decisions

Nurses’ perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic are unique and essential to informing decisions made by federal leaders, and they should be included in key decision-making groups, urges the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Announcements


St. Jude nurse leader Belinda N. Mandrell, PhD, RN, named to the 2020 Class of Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

St. Jude nurse leader Belinda N. Mandrell, PhD, RN, named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

– St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Stacey Crane of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth receives grant to improve symptom reporting for kids with cancer

Stacey Crane, PhD, RN, will use a new grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to pilot test a web-based interface designed to make it easier for kids with cancer and their parents to report symptoms in real time with the ultimate goal of improving...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Nurse Scientists to Study Preventive Care of Low-Income Seniors

People age 80 and older account for 19% of patients at Cedars-Sinai, a figure that is expected to increase in the coming years as the general U.S. population ages. The proportion of these patients who are low-income also is growing. Nurse scientists ...

– Cedars-Sinai


Ladan Eshkevari Honored as 2020 Star Nurse by The Washington Post

...

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Huntsman Cancer Institute Announces Next Major Expansion

A $4.5 million gift from the Huntsman family will fund an expansion of a unique program at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) that brings specialty cancer care directly to patients in their homes. With this major gift,...

– Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah


OADN & AACN Secure No-Cost Access to COVID-19 Screening Solution Until Vaccines Become Widely Available

OADN & AACN Secure No-Cost Access to COVID-19 Screening Solution Until Vaccines Become Widely Available

– Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN)


AACN Certification Corporation announces board of directors for fiscal year 2021

AACN Certification Corporation — the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) — offers many nursing certification programs and has more than 120,000 active certificants.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


American Association of Critical-Care Nurses announces board of directors for fiscal year 2021

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the world’s largest specialty nursing organization, announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2021, with terms effective July 1, 2020.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


UIC and UIS announce guaranteed pathway for undergraduates to earn UIC nursing degree

Under the program, first-time freshmen will have a guaranteed place in the UIC College of Nursing BSN program

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Chicago professor, nurse to lead National Institute of Nursing Research

University of Illinois at Chicago professor Shannon Zenk has been selected by the National Institutes of Health to lead its National Institute of Nursing Research, or NINR.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Norma Metheny Receives AACN Award for Distinguished Career

AACN honors Norma Metheny, professor and the Dorothy A. Votsmier Endowed Chair in Nursing at Saint Louis University, with its 2020 Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


AACN Honors ‘5B’ Nurses Who Transformed Care for Patients With AIDS

Nurses Alison Moëd and Cliff Morrison will receive AACN Pioneering Spirit Awards for their efforts to transform treatment for patients with AIDS in the early 1980s. Together, they created the San Francisco Model, a patient-centered approach that imp...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


AACN Honors Linda Scott With Pioneering Spirit Award

Linda Scott, of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, to be recognized for her research on nurse fatigue, which provided scientific evidence to support better nurse staffing and fatigue management

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Nurse Leadership Advocate Rose Sherman Receives AACN Award

Nurse leadership coach Rose Sherman, of Florida Atlantic University, recognized for her role as an early proponent for nurses to have leadership roles throughout healthcare organizations.

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


American Association of Critical-Care Nurses honors 15 acute and critical care nurses with Circle of Excellence award

AACN honors 15 acute and critical care nurses with the 2020 Circle of Excellence award, in recognition of the high regard in which they’re held by colleagues and their commitment to achieving excellent outcomes in the care of acutely and critically...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Mount Sinai Health System Appoints Beth Oliver, DNP, RN, as Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

Mount Sinai Health System has appointed Beth Oliver, DNP, RN, to the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive.

– Mount Sinai Health System


Memorial Sloan Kettering Awards & Appointments

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution’s physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.

– Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


University of Maryland School of Dentistry Offers Certificate in Oral Health Science Program for Non-Dental Health Care Providers

The curriculum is designed to help clinicians recognize and manage oral health infections, diseases, and systemic conditions to more effectively and efficiently improve overall health for their patients.

– University of Maryland, Baltimore


Expert Pitch


Delirium 'a silent healthcare crisis'

– University of Washington School of Medicine


Deena Kelly Costa: Lifting restrictions on Michigan’s nurses

– University of Michigan


Miscellaneous


A Feasibility Study of a Multifaceted Walking Intervention to Maintain the Functional Mobility, Activities of Daily Living, and Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents With Dementia

– Association of Rehabilitation Nurses

Rehabilitation Nursing

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