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Marian Nowak, RN, assistant professor of community health at Rutgers University-Camden (N.J.). recently received her 2014 Nurse.com National GEM Award in the category of Volunteerism and Service. Read more »
Consulting firm started by UPenn nursing faculty seeks to reduce hospital readmissions
Two UPenn nursing faculty members, Mary Naylor and Kathleen McCauley, have created TransCare Partners, a consulting and educational firm which seeks to reduce hospital readmissions among elderly patients in facilities nationwide. Read more »
Rutgers-Camden nursing scholars appointed UN delegates by international Catholic organization
Marian Nowak and Patricia Sayers, assistant professors at the Rutgers School of Nursing--Camden (N.J.), have been appointed as UN delegates by the International Catholic Committee of Nurses and Medico-Social Assistants. Read more »
RN appointed as chief operating officer of Beebe Healthcare
Beebe Healthcare of Lewes, Del., recently announced that Rick Schaffner, RN, has returned to the organization as its executive vice president/COO. Read more »
Study shows family plays central role in care of adolescent brain tumor survivors
Janet A. Deatrick, professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia, led a study on the role family functioning plays in the care of adolescent family members with brain tumors. Read more »
NJ action coalition seeks nurses' input for online survey
When the Institute of Medicine speaks, people in high places listen. The institute's report "The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health" has been called transformational for the profession. Read more »
Rutgers-Camden nursing professor publishes new research on wound, ostomy and continence care
Janice Beitz, RN, professor at the Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden (N.J.), has published new research on guidelines for managing ostomy complications. Read more »
4 Pennsylvania hospitals named Ebola treatment centers
Four hospitals in Pennsylvania have been designated as Ebola treatment centers. Read more »
Penn Nursing research fellow named Jonas Policy Scholar
Sunny G. Hallowell, a research fellow in Penn Nursing's Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research, has been named a Jonas Policy Scholar by the American Academy of Nursing. Read more »
AACN academy helps nurses at Philadelphia-area hospitals improve patient care, reduce costs
Nurses from seven Pennsylvania hospitals participated in the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' Clinical Scene Investigator Academy to work on nurse-led projects designed to improve patient care, reduce costs. Read more »
UPenn nursing professor receives Nightingale Award
Wendy Grube, RN, assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, received the Nursing Educator - Academia Award at the 25th annual meeting and awards banquet of the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania. Read more »

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