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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.
9-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Big Step in the Right Direction:

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.
6-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sowing Seeds for Sound Mental Health

Gardening project for inpatients at neuropsychiatric hospital shows positive outcomes for patients with mental illness.
10-May-2019 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Push Yourself Not the Button

UCLA Nursing students create a campaign to encourage faculty, staff and fellow students to take the stairs instead of the elevator.
7-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study finds a lack of adequate hydration among the elderly

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...
6-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Safety Claims up in smoke: Hookah smoking creates cardiovascular risks equal to cigarettes

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...
2-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Creating a Compelling Character to Aid Latinas with Depression and Anxiety

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...
9-May-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How a Small Molecule Halts the Spread of a Toxic Protein Associated with Alzheimer’s Progression

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...
2-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The UCLA School of Nursing prepares nurses and scholars to lead and transform nursing care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex healthcare environment through academic excellence, innovative research, superior clinical practice, strong community partnerships, and global initiatives. The School is ranked #20 among nursing graduate schools by U.S. News and World Report and #20 in NIH research funding for nursing schools. Examples of current investigations include studies of heart failure and sleep apnea on brain function; assessment and management of pressure ulcers with new technology; nurse-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for cardiac patients with or at risk for depression, risk reduction among homeless and drug addicted adults and adolescents at risk of HIV, TB, HBV, genetic protection of stem cells for HIV control.


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