Another pandemic challenge for nurses: Sleep problems


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MU grant will help nurses boost confidence in COVID-19 vaccine


— As an assistant teaching professor in the MU Sinclair School of Nursing, Stefanie Birk knows there are nursing students unsure of how to talk with people hesitant about getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Space & Planetary Science boost confidence COVID19 grant Nurses vaccine


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Phony Diagnoses Hide High Rates of Drugging at Nursing Homes

NY Times

At least 21 percent of nursing home residents are on antipsychotic drugs, a Times investigation found.

The Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes

NY Times

A professor, a psychiatrist and a nurse react to a Times investigation. Also: A modern Civil War; a more confident child.

Study explores when nursing home chains should customize or standardize


June 24, 2022) – A new study by a University of South Florida researcher found important revelations that could provide chain-operated nursing homes with crucial implications for operational goals and strategic findings that carry over to other service industries. TAMPA, Fla.

How U.S. Ratings of Nursing Homes Mislead the Public

NY Times

Nursing homes have manipulated the influential star system in ways that have masked deep problems — and left them unprepared for Covid-19.

Pandemic redeployment caused stress to nurses – study


Many nurses who were redeployed to front line roles during the COVID-19 pandemic experienced stress and anxiety as a result – but were also highly motivated to provide the best possible care – according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal. Latest News caused Nurses pandemic redeployment stress study

Novel sleep education learning modules developed for nurse practitioners


Primary care nurse […]. Latest News developed Education learning Modules nurse practitioners sleepPHILADELPHIA (June 23, 2022) – 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 disturbances, they often do so to healthcare providers who are not sleep specialists.

Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims

NY Times

Antibodies Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Nursing Homes Disease Rates Elderly Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Elder Care Deaths (Fatalities) Eli Lilly and Company United StatesA monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.

Nearly $2 million grant will help MU researchers assess COVID-19 response in nursing homes


— When Lori Popejoy and Amy Vogelsmeier were working as registered nurses early in their careers, they saw firsthand how quickly respiratory infections, such as the common flu, could spread in nursing homes. Credit: MU Sinclair School of Nursing COLUMBIA, Mo. COLUMBIA, Mo.

UMass Amherst nurse innovator receives $750,000 grant for research to prevent hospital-acquired pneumonia


Credit: UMass Amherst A University of Massachusetts Amherst nurse innovator and a research partner have received […]. Social & Behavioral Science Amherst grant hospitalacquired Innovator nurse pneumonia prevent Receives research UMass

Gabriela Meléndez-Peláez to receive 2022 Penn Nursing Renfield Foundation Award for Global Women’s Health


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MU study examines benefits, challenges of telehealth in nursing homes during pandemic


— The COVID-19 pandemic caused nursing homes to rapidly change their policies overnight. Credit: MU Sinclair School of Nursing COLUMBIA, Mo. Medicine & Health benefits challenges examines homes Nursing pandemic study TelehealthCOLUMBIA, Mo.

Penn Nursing dean to be honored for shaping health policy


Penn Nursing Dean Antonia Villarruel is set to receive the 2021 Health Care Leader Award from the American Academy of Nursing (Academy). Social & Behavioral Science dean health honored Nursing Penn policy shaping

Doctors and nurses need 20-minute power naps during night shifts to keep patients safe


Latest News 20minute doctors naps night Nurses Patients power safe shifts**Note this presentation is being made at the Euroanaesthesia Congress in Milan, 4-6 June.

How Are These 4 Companies Celebrating National Nurses Week


National Nurses Week is celebrated every year to show appreciation to the nurses around the world. This year the celebrations begin on May 6 and end on May 12, and International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12.

A Racial Disparity in Schizophrenia Diagnoses in Nursing Homes

NY Times

Nursing Homes Black People Mental Health and Disorders Elder Care Schizophrenia Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) DementiaDiagnoses for the disorder have soared in the past decade, driven in part by a loophole in regulations. A new study shows the impact has been more severe for Black Americans.

TTUHSC School of Nursing’s Ashcraft named Fellow for the Gerontological Society of America


RN, professor and associate dean for research and scholarship at the Texas TechUniversity Health Sciences (TTUHSC) School of Nursing. RN, professor and associate dean for research and scholarship at the Texas TechUniversity Health Sciences (TTUHSC) School of Nursing.

Is diabetes being overtreated in nursing home residents?


Older adults with diabetes who are living in nursing homes are at high risk of having low blood sugar levels—called hypoglycemia—if their diabetes is overtreated. A study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggests that many nursing home residents continue to receive insulin and other medications that increase hypoglycemia risk even after blood […]. Latest News Diabetes home Nursing overtreated residents

2022 Andreas Grüntzig Ethica Award: The Nursing and Allied Professional Community, at the heart of cardiovascular care


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American Nurses Association Reacts to Sentencing of Nurse RaDonda Vaught

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American Nurses Association Reacts to Sentencing of Nurse RaDonda Vaught American Nurses Association Reacts to Sentencing of Nurse RaDonda Vaught We are Grateful to the Judge for Leniency Silver Spring, MD, May 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Former Vanderbilt University … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Boosting cancer medication adherence with nursing interventions

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Penn Nursing researchers co-edit special journal issue about social determinants of health


PHILADELPHIA (March 17, 2022) – 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. Latest News coedit determinants health issue journal Nursing Penn researchers social special

Call to Action emphasizes the importance of nurses in addressing hypertension in the United States


Based Nursing outlines the roles that nurses can play to help control hypertension and prevent cardiovascular disease. Nursing leaders from 11 national organizations identified these roles to develop a unified […]. Latest News action Addressing call emphasizes hypertension importance Nurses states UnitedHypertension is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and affects nearly one in two adults in the United States.

University of Pennsylvania announces new tuition-free program to recruit, train and deploy nurse practitioners to underserved communities across the US


Lauder Community Care Nurse Practitioner Program, which will recruit and prepare a diverse cadre of expert nurse practitioners to provide primary care to individuals and families in underserved communities across the U.S.

Examining association of registered nurse staffing with mortality risk of older patients with sepsis


About The Study: The results of this analysis of 1,958 acute care hospitals and 702,000 patients suggest that hospitals that provide more registered nurse hours of care could likely decrease the likelihood of mortality in Medicare patients with sepsis. Latest News association Examining mortality nurse Older Patients registered risk sepsis staffing

Research shows psychological impact of pandemic on UK nursing and midwifery workforce


Extremely concerning levels of psychological distress are reported in results from a longitudinal study of the UK nursing and midwifery workforce during COVID-19. The results from surveys of the UK nursing and midwifery workforce taken at three time points […]. Latest News impact midwifery Nursing pandemic Psychological research shows workforce

Successful Medicare initiative increases the supply of nurse practitioners to address primary care shortages


PHILADELPHIA (January 4, 2022) – A new study published today in Health Affairs shows that Medicare support for clinical training for nurse practitioners would increase their numbers and address the national shortage of primary care. The study, by researchers at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, the […]. Latest News address care increases initiative Medicare nurse practitioners primary shortages successful supply

New data shows burden of dementia symptoms just as high in community population as nursing home residents


INDIANAPOLIS — New data shows that the symptoms suffered by people with advanced Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias who live in the community occur at a strikingly similar rate to those of dementia patients in a nursing home. Latest News burden community data dementia high home Nursing population residents shows symptoms

CONCERN study leverages nursing expertise into patient predictive models, receives funding


NEW YORK, NY — Nurse expertise includes the ability to pick up cues about patients’ health from subtle changes in behavior and appearance, but these observations often get missed or under-analyzed within the electronic health record (EHR). Latest News concern expertise funding leverages models Nursing patient predictive Receives study

How Different Crimes Can Affect Your Nursing License in Georgia

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But, you are finally here about to get your nursing license in the state of Georgia. When applying for a nursing license or getting your old one renewed, you might face some trouble if the background check doesn’t show up clean. Career Resources & Training Nurse

‘Maladaptive’ coping mechanisms contribute to poor sleep quality, reports The Nurse Practitioner


February 25, 2022 – Most patients with sleep problems adopt maladaptive coping strategies – such as taking sleep aids, using caffeine, and taking daytime naps – that may actually contribute to decreased sleep quality, reports a study in The Nurse Practitioner. Latest News contribute coping Maladaptive mechanisms nurse poor Practitioner quality reports sleep

Eclipse Senior Living Honors Nurses During National Nurses Month

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Eclipse Senior Living Honors Nurses During National Nurses Month Eclipse Senior Living Honors Nurses During National Nurses Month Eclipse gathers insights and advice from over 100 nurses serving seniors LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To honor … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Nurse Practitioner Interview: Why Clinical Research?

Clinical Trial Gurus

In my opinion, nurse practitioners are the most underutilized and under appreciated personnel in clinical research. In this particular episode, I interview one of my business partners, fellow site owner, and practicing nurse practitioner

Lilly to test COVID-19 antibody drug in unorthodox nursing home study

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Seeking fast answers in a pandemic, Lilly will use mobile RVs to set up infusion clinics at assisted living facilities, which have become COVID-19 hot spots

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Penn Nursing researcher awarded $3 million for study on improving lymphedema care delivery


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During COVID-19, nurses face significant burnout risks, reports American Journal of Nursing


Findings point to strategies to support well-being and resilience July 22, 2021 – Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 40 percent of nurses and other health care workers had risks associated with an increased likelihood of burnout, reports a survey study in the August issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN).

Proving the value of a adding a full-time infection preventionist: California skilled nursing facility reports infection prevention improvements amid pandemic


and Indianapolis – June 14, 2022 – A skilled nursing facility (SNF) embedded within a California hospital improved hand hygiene rates and compliance with critical infection prevention practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. Latest News adding California facility fulltime improvements infection Nursing pandemic prevention preventionist Proving reports skilledArlington, Va.,

High levels of respiratory pathogens present in the air of nurseries, schools, nursing homes and other indoor settings during winter, Belgian study finds


High levels of respiratory pathogens are present in the air of nurseries, schools, nursing homes and other indoor settings during winter, according to new research being presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) in Lisbon, Portugal, (23-26 April). Latest News air Belgian finds high homes indoor levels nurseries Nursing pathogens present respiratory schools settings study winter

Nurses burned out and want to quit


Sophia Antipolis, France – 28 Aug 2020: A survey of nurses caring for children with heart problems has revealed that more than half are emotionally exhausted. The analysis, presented today at ESC Congress 2020, also found that good working environments were linked with less burnout.1 “Nurses’ wellbeing is central to ensuring the best outcomes for […].

Qualified mobile research nurses key to DCT success: Illingworth

Outsourcing Pharma

A leader from Illingworth Research Group outlines exactly what makes a good mobile research nurse and what their duties in decentralized trials are.

Qosina Announces PPE Donation to St. Johnland Nursing Center

BioTech 365

Johnland Nursing Center Qosina Announces PPE Donation to St. Johnland Nursing Center RONKONKOMA, N.Y.–(BUSINESS Johnland Nursing Center in Kings Park, NY. Qosina Announces PPE Donation to St. –(BUSINESS WIRE)–#PPEdonation–Qosina Corp.

Nurse-Led COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Advisory Committee Announced

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