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New Book Explores Hospice and Palliative Care Interventions

Behavioral Intervention Research in Hospice and Palliative Care: Building an Evidence Base sets forth research considerations and guidelines to build evidence-based interventions to improve end-of-life care.
3-May-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Two from Penn Sit on National Opioid Committee

Penn Nursing’s Rosemary Polomano, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Practice Professor of Pain Practice, and M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Epidemiology at Penn’s Perleman School of Medicine, have been...
26-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Cunningham and Henderson Appointed to Committee on Future of Nursing 2020-2030

This ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the lessons learned from the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action, as well as the current state of science and technology to inform their assessment...
26-Apr-2019 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


A.S.P.E.N. Honors Irving

Penn Nursing’s Sharon Y. Irving, PhD, CRNP, FCCM, FAAN, Assistant Professor, has been awarded a Distinguished Nutrition Support Nurse Service Award from the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.)
5-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Tailoring Lactation Education to the Cultural Needs of Orthodox Jewish Families

In a new article published in The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, nurse researchers examine Orthodox Jewish practices related to the provision of human milk and breastfeeding for a sick newborn.
5-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


ENRS Names Jacoby a ‘Rising Star’

Penn Nursing’s Sara Jacoby, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health, and a Senior Fellow in both the Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics and the Center for Public Health Initiatives, has been honored with...
5-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Penn Nursing Study Links Nurse Work Environments and Outcomes

Nurses play critical roles in patient safety and are often the last line of defense against medical errors and unsafe practices. Considerable research has explored the relationship between the nurse work environment and a variety of patient and...
26-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Nursing Work Environment Shapes Relationship Between EHR & Quality of Care

In a first-of-its-kind study, Penn Nursing’s Center for Health Outcomes & Policy Research (CHOPR) has examined nurse satisfaction with EHR systems and the concurrent effects of EHR adoption level and the hospital work environment on usability and...
15-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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