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New Transitional Care Clinical Pathway Improves Health Equity

People with multiple chronic conditions require complex care management and often experience significant challenges when transitioning from hospital to home. This is especially true for people insured by Medicaid who are disproportionately Black,...
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New Tool Measures Moral Distress in Pandemic Nursing Care

The COVID‐19 pandemic created novel patient care circumstances that may have increased nurses' moral distress, including COVID‐19 transmission risk and end‐of‐life care without family present. Moral distress is a growing concern in...
4-Aug-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Largest International Effort to Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing of Health Professionals and Patient Safety

Magnet4Europe, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, is the largest international implementation science project ever attempted to fundamentally change hospital work environments to improve clinician and patient wellbeing....
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Commentary on the NINR Shift in Research Funding Priorities

As one of 27 institutes of the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is responsible for supporting research that improves health and saves lives. Over the past year, it engaged the nursing community as it...
18-Jul-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Penn Nursing Appoints Inaugural Executive Director of the Leonard A. Lauder Community Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Kimberly Strauch, PhD, MSN, ANP-BC, has been appointed the inaugural Executive Director of Leonard A. Lauder Community Care Nurse Practitioner Program (LLCCNPP) at Penn Nursing. This program was announced in February 2022 as a first-of-its-kind,...
12-Jul-2022 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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...
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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...
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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

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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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