Latest News from: UCLA School of Nursing

Filters close
Released: 3-Mar-2020 1:30 PM EST
UCLA, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System launch nurse residency program
UCLA School of Nursing

The Post-baccalaureate nurse residency program will contribute to improving care for veterans by providing training and support to newly graduated nurses.

Released: 13-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
Study on Negative Perception of Support Groups Garners Research Paper Award
UCLA School of Nursing

A study on the negative perception of support groups among older breast cancer survivors was selected as a 2019 Best Original Research Paper in the journal Cancer Nursing.

Released: 9-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST
Creating a Message of Hope
UCLA School of Nursing

“Tips for Parents Who Learn Their Newborn Has Developmental Disability” provides information for both parents and various providers who work directly with parents and includes links to valuable resources.

Newswise: Walls of Art Tell the Story of UCLA School of Nursing
Released: 9-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Walls of Art Tell the Story of UCLA School of Nursing
UCLA School of Nursing

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

Released: 6-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Big Step in the Right Direction:
UCLA School of Nursing

A study published in The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing shows that Claire Temple, a nurse character in the Marvel cinematic universe and the cast of Call the Midwife, on BBC and PBS are portraying nurses in groundbreaking ways.

Released: 10-May-2019 8:05 PM EDT
Sowing Seeds for Sound Mental Health
UCLA School of Nursing

Gardening project for inpatients at neuropsychiatric hospital shows positive outcomes for patients with mental illness.

Newswise: Push Yourself Not the Button
Released: 7-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Push Yourself Not the Button
UCLA School of Nursing

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

Newswise: Study finds a lack of adequate hydration among the elderly
Released: 6-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST
Study finds a lack of adequate hydration among the elderly
UCLA School of Nursing

Drinking enough water is a concern for everyone, but the elderly are particularly prone to underhydration and dehydration. A new UCLA School of Nursing study shows that these conditions are likely to be under-recognized, bringing on health problems ranging from urinary tract infections to frequent falls.

Released: 2-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT
Safety Claims up in smoke: Hookah smoking creates cardiovascular risks equal to cigarettes
UCLA School of Nursing

A new study from the UCLA School of Nursing published in the American Journal of Cardiology found that just a half-hour of hookah smoking resulted in the development of cardiovascular risk factors similar to what has been seen with traditional cigarette smoking.

Newswise: Creating a Compelling Character to Aid Latinas with Depression and Anxiety
Released: 9-May-2018 6:05 PM EDT
Creating a Compelling Character to Aid Latinas with Depression and Anxiety
UCLA School of Nursing

Imagining how a compelling story could ignite interest in a topic that is often considered taboo, MarySue Heilemann, professor at the UCLA School of Nursing, set out to create such a project to attract English-speaking Latinas with elevated symptoms of depression and anxiety. The idea was to make the story accessible via a smartphone or computer because it would be convenient and private. The goals were to create easy ways for women to engage in educational and therapeutic features to enhance their awareness that help for their symptoms exists; to boost their confidence that they could seek help for themselves; and to encourage them to connect with a hotline, clinic or other resources.

Newswise: How a Small Molecule Halts the Spread of a Toxic Protein Associated with Alzheimer’s Progression
Released: 2-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT
How a Small Molecule Halts the Spread of a Toxic Protein Associated with Alzheimer’s Progression
UCLA School of Nursing

Researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing and the department of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA have reported a promising drug strategy that blocks tau transmission. The study was published online in the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.

Released: 22-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT
UCLA Nursing Professor’s Work Inspires Transformative Gift
UCLA School of Nursing

The UCLA School of Nursing has received $2 million from the Shapiro Family Charitable Foundation to endow a faculty chair in developmental disability studies. The Shapiro Family Endowed Chair in Developmental Disability Studies will enable UCLA Nursing to build upon its national and international leadership and to inform care for people with developmental disabilities and their families

Released: 20-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT
UCLA School of Nursing Launches Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program
UCLA School of Nursing

The UCLA School of Nursing is introducing a new degree program — a Doctor of Nursing Practice, or DNP — to start in Fall 2018. The program focuses on the translation of research into advanced clinical practice to improve health outcomes. The program builds on traditional master’s nursing programs by providing education in evidence-based practice, quality improvement and systems leadership.

Released: 12-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EDT
Sleep Apnea Study Finds Male-Female Differences in Cerebral Cortex Thickness, Symptoms
UCLA School of Nursing

Researchers from the UCLA School of Nursing examined clinical records and magnetic resonance imaging brain scans of patients who were recently diagnosed with sleep apnea, and discovered several apparent connections between thinning of the brain’s cerebral cortex and apnea symptoms.

Newswise: Remember Me
Released: 15-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST
Remember Me
UCLA School of Nursing

How do you explain to a child that Grandpa or Grandma has Alzheimer’s disease?

Newswise:Video Embedded digital-storytelling-helps-encourage-latinas-to-seek-therapy-for-depression-and-anxiety
VIDEO
Released: 7-Nov-2017 5:05 PM EST
Digital Storytelling Helps Encourage Latinas to Seek Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
UCLA School of Nursing

A UCLA Nursing professor has found that culturally tailored multimedia content holds great promise for encouraging Latina women to seek help for, and address the symptoms of, anxiety and depression.

Newswise:Video Embedded caring-for-the-underserved-how-ucla-family-nurse-practitioners-are-making-a-difference
VIDEO
Released: 1-Nov-2017 2:20 PM EDT
Caring for the Underserved: How UCLA Family Nurse Practitioners Are Making a Difference
UCLA School of Nursing

Through the Caring for the Underserved program at the UCLA School of Nursing, family nurse practitioner students have been taking care of patients in community clinics throughout Southern California for nearly 20 years. This year the program was awarded the 2017 UCLA Landmark Award.

Newswise:Video Embedded digital-storytelling-helps-encourage-latinas-to-pursue-treatment-for-depression-and-anxiety
VIDEO
Released: 20-Oct-2017 9:05 AM EDT
Digital Storytelling Helps Encourage Latinas to Pursue Treatment for Depression and Anxiety
UCLA School of Nursing

A study from the UCLA School of Nursing has found that culturally tailored multimedia content holds great promise for encouraging Latina woman seek help for, and address the symptoms of, anxiety and depression.

Released: 31-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT
UCLA Nursing School Dean Recognized by American Academy of Nursing Edge Runners for Tobacco Free Nurses Project
UCLA School of Nursing

On World No Tobacco Day 2017, the American Academy of Nursing announces the designation of Linda Sarna, dean of the UCLA School of Nursing and her collaborator Stella Aguinaga Bialous, associate professor at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing, as Academy Edge Runners for their model, Tobacco Free Nurses (TFN).

Released: 24-Feb-2017 2:05 PM EST
Alzheimer’s Drug Prescribed ‘Off-Label’ for Mild Cognitive Impairment Could Pose Risk for Some
UCLA School of Nursing

Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer’s disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment without a genetic test.

Newswise:Video Embedded new-advice-will-help-women-with-congenital-heart-defects-navigate-pregnancy
VIDEO
Released: 6-Feb-2017 5:05 PM EST
New Advice Will Help Women with Congenital Heart Defects Navigate Pregnancy
UCLA School of Nursing

New recommendations for health care providers, published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, offer a road map to helping women with congenital heart disease have successful pregnancies.

Released: 13-Jan-2017 9:00 AM EST
Keeping the Beat – Addressing the Health Challenges of Heart Disease
UCLA School of Nursing

Researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing are addressing health challenges related to issues of the heart, the leading cause of death worldwide – from chronic health concerns faced by individuals born with congenital heart disease to those who are at risk or have developed cardiovascular disease.

Newswise: Linda Sarna Named UCLA School of Nursing Dean
Released: 7-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EST
Linda Sarna Named UCLA School of Nursing Dean
UCLA School of Nursing

Linda Sarna, an internationally recognized scholar in promoting the role of nursing in tobacco control and oncology research focused on patients with lung cancer, has been appointed dean of the UCLA School of Nursing.

Newswise:Video Embedded nurses-do-research-too-and-here-s-why-it-matters
VIDEO
Released: 6-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT
Nurses Do Research Too, and Here's Why It Matters
UCLA School of Nursing

Think “scientific research” and one may imagine doctors, Ph.D.s or technicians toiling away in the lab. But many people don’t realize that nurses do research too. Karen Grimley, chief nursing executive at UCLA Health and assistant dean in the UCLA School of Nursing, discussed why the concept of nurses as researchers may be surprising to some, although the work they do is vital to improving the health and well-being of patients

Newswise: UCLA Study Shows Eye Tracking May Make Better Nurses
Released: 15-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT
UCLA Study Shows Eye Tracking May Make Better Nurses
UCLA School of Nursing

A new study by researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing shows that using eye-tracking technology could improve nursing education by reducing the role of subjective assessments and by providing more consistent evaluations.

Released: 13-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT
More Proof That Male and Female Brains Are Wired Differently
UCLA School of Nursing

While measuring brain activity with magnetic resonance imaging during blood pressure trials, UCLA researchers found that men and women had opposite responses in the right front of the insular cortex, a part of the brain integral to the experience of emotions, blood pressure control, and self-awareness.

Newswise: Nurse Leader Selected to Chair National Clinician Scholars Program Board
Released: 8-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT
Nurse Leader Selected to Chair National Clinician Scholars Program Board
UCLA School of Nursing

Linda Sarna, interim dean at the UCLA School of Nursing, has been elected as the first National Board Chair for the National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP).


Showing results

130 of 30

close
0.42144