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Novel Sleep Education Learning Modules Developed for Nurse Practitioners

Sleep health is increasingly recognized as important to overall health, and sleep disturbances and disorders are clinical problems that require diagnosis and management. But when patients present with symptoms and concerns about their sleep...
23-Jun-2022 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Penn Nursing Launches New Online Master of Science in Nutrition Science

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) is launching a new, online Master of Science in Nutrition Science (MSNS) program. The 10-course interdisciplinary program has been in the works for the past 25 years. The MSNS will...
14-Jun-2022 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Nicotine-Sired Male Offspring at Risk of Addiction Behavior and Memory Impairments

Parental smoking is a significant risk factor for developing smoking behavior and nicotine dependence in offspring. These findings suggest that parental nicotine exposure may promote addiction-like behaviors in subsequent generations. Given the...
8-Jun-2022 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

EVENT ADVISORY/REQUEST FOR COVERAGE Caregiving NOW: An initiative to address the caregiving crisis in the United States

Join Penn Nursing for a year-long webinar series exploring innovative solutions to the caregiving crisis in the United States. This webinar series is the first step of a two-year plan to uncover promising innovations for testing.
7-Jun-2022 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lead As a Social Determinant of Child and Adolescent Physiological Stress and Behavior

Lead is an environmental neurotoxicant that causes neurocognitive deficits and cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. It also disproportionately affects socially disadvantaged communities. The association between lead exposure and children’s IQ...
11-Apr-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Increasing Access to Breastfeeding Services for Incarcerated Women

Of the more than 200,000 women in U.S. federal and state prisons and jails, it is estimated that up to 10% are pregnant and will give birth while incarcerated. Clinical practice guidelines to support breastfeeding and increase infants’ access to...
18-Mar-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Join Penn Nursing and Elevate Theatre Company for an Evening of FREE Virtual Plays About the Trials of Frontline Healthcare Workers

The Frontline Health Workers Digital Theater Project uses the viewpoints of those working in the Penn Medicine health system (transport, nurses, doctors, etc.) as inspiration for virtual theatrical performances created by playwrights from Elevate...
17-Mar-2022 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn Nursing Researchers Co-Edit Special Journal Issue About Social Determinants of Health

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) faculty J. Margo Brooks Carthon, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, are guest editors of the April 2022 special edition of the journal Research in Nursing & Health. The...
17-Mar-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Penn Nursing Experts Available to Discuss #MeaslesOutbreak and #VaccinationHesitancy

29-Apr-2019 11:20 AM EDT

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Penn Nursing Experts Avail 2 Discuss #MeaslesOutbreak & Vaccine Hesitancy #Measles #VaccinesWork #VaccinesSaveLives

19-Feb-2019 10:30 AM EST

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Penn Nursing Expert in HIV/AIDS Prevention Available for Media Interviews on #WorldAIDSDay

30-Nov-2018 2:30 PM EST

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The Future of Nursing Progress Report: Penn Nursing Experts Available to Discuss

8-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST

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Natl. Teen Driver Safety Week/ Oct. 18-24: Expert Available to Discuss Research Using Simulator to Better Understand Teen Drivers

30-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Senators: Widen Medicaid Program for Frail Seniors

29-Sep-2014 5:15 PM EDT

Nursing Science, Evidence, and Policy Recommendations for Creating a Culture of Health in Home Care

29-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

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Surviving Survival

In the largest study of its kind, researchers led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing have investigated the caregivers of 186 mothers to childhood brain tumor survivors aged 14-40 whose care needs last long into adulthood. They based...
27-Nov-2013 3:00 PM EST

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