Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Partners with Nursing School of Coimbra to Create Sigma Theta Tau International Chapter Model

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s (JHSON) chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Nu Beta chapter, has partnered with the Nursing School of Coimbra’s Phi Xi chapter, creating the first chapter model of its kind. The newly “twinned” chapters have created a partnership that fosters international collaboration and strategic success … Continue reading “Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Partners with Nursing School of Coimbra to Create Sigma Theta Tau International Chapter Model”

Clinical Nurse Leader Jenna Mason, MSN, Awarded March of Dimes Rising Star Award

The March of Dimes just recently provided their Rising Star Award to scientific nurse leader Jenna Mason, MSN, for her variety of management campaigns attained in a brief period of time after graduating from Seton Hall University’s Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) program in 2015. Mason started her profession as a staff registered nurse with Hunterdon … Continue reading “Clinical Nurse Leader Jenna Mason, MSN, Awarded March of Dimes Rising Star Award”

Nurses of the Week: University of Alabama at Birmingham to Help Establish Primary Care RN Workforce

Our Nurses of the Week are the nurses from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing that got a $2.8 million grant which will assist to establish a medical care registered nurse (RN) workforce. The give will certainly help to enhance health end results in clinically underserved locations in Alabama and enlighten … Continue reading “Nurses of the Week: University of Alabama at Birmingham to Help Establish Primary Care RN Workforce”

Flu season is back. Are you ready?

Editor’s note:Author, Jennifer Mensik, does not back, prefer any program or recommend, services or product referenced or marketed on this web site, or that appear on any linkages to or from this web site. Last season, I discussed a lot of good reasons to obtain a flu vaccine. Based on Facebook posts and also proceeded … Continue reading “Flu season is back. Are you ready?”

Rutgers University School of Nursing Receives $12.5 Million to Improve STI Testing

The Rutgers University School of Nursing recently received $12.5 million to improve sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment among people living with or at risk for HIV. In the US, STIs are on the rise with a record-breaking 2.3 million cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia diagnosed in 2017. Rutgers HIV expert John Nelson, … Continue reading “Rutgers University School of Nursing Receives $12.5 Million to Improve STI Testing”

Vanderbilt Nursing’s Fall 2019 Informatics and Leadership MSN Entrants Set to Receive First-Year Scholarships

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) is awarding 10 percent scholarships to all incoming fall 2019 trainees in its relaunched Nursing Informatics and Nursing and Health Care Leadership specialized programs for the first year. VUSN revamped 2 of its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) specialty programs as well as relaunched them with changed … Continue reading “Vanderbilt Nursing’s Fall 2019 Informatics and Leadership MSN Entrants Set to Receive First-Year Scholarships”

Ketamine becomes more popular for off-label use, but caution still exists

Patients in the ICU might have another alternative for pain control and sedation, in the form of a drug approved as an anesthetic nearly 50 years ago. Ketamine is being used more regularly as an option over opioids to control pain and sedate patients, according to a news release from the American Association of Critical-Care … Continue reading “Ketamine becomes more popular for off-label use, but caution still exists”

New RN to BSN Online Program at University of Cincinnati College of Nursing

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing and also UC Health have partnered with each other to introduce a new program for registered nurses functioning full-time that intend to further their education. The RN to BSN Online Cohort Program will give cost-free tuition to a pick group of UC Health registered nurses, that will be … Continue reading “New RN to BSN Online Program at University of Cincinnati College of Nursing”

Unneeded Drugs Killed Hundreds at U.K. Hospital, Inquiry Finds

In the 1990s, the Gosport War Memorial Hospital gave heroin as well as various other powerful painkillers to individuals that did not need them. Problems went ignored. Original source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/20/world/europe/uk-hospital-deaths.html