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Maternity Waiting Homes

School of Nursing faculty and students support maternity waiting homes in Africa as they can improve prenatal care as well as maternal care. September 16, 2019. # #Nursing #video #SchoolofNursing #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #ObstetricsandGynecology #Online ​​​​​​​​​


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2019 Margaret M. Calarco Leadership Lecture

School of Nursing welcomed Dr. Victor J. Stretcher, Professor at the Michigan School of Public Health, to discuss how having a purpose can completely change a person's health and well-being. October 9, 2019. #60+mins #Nursing #video #SchoolofNursing #HealthandWellness #Society #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Leadership #Online #VictorJStretcher ​​​​​​​​​​


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Exposure to Chemotherapy Can Create Hazards for Nurses, Pharmacists as They Deliver Lifesaving Care to Patients, But Use of Protective Devices Remains Low

Nursing Elizabeth Professor Christopher R. Friese, Ph.D., R.N. conducted a study that sought to improve the safety practice of nurses when handling chemotherapy. March 20, 2019. ​ #5-15mins #Nursing #web-article #SchoolofNursing #HealthandWellness #Cancer #Safety #Workplace #ChristopherrFriese ​​​​​​​​​


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Faculty Impact: Breaking Stigmas and Improving Care for Mental Health and Addictions

School of Nursing clinical Associate Professor Stephen Strobbe examines the issues surrounding substance use and mental health conditions, and emphasizes the need for better mental health in the society. August 9, 2019. # #Nursing #web-article #SchoolofNursing #HealthandWellness #MentalHealth #Opioids #StephenStrobbe ​​​​​​​​


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Interprofessional Practice for Population Health

Note: Course content is available for free and continuing education credits are offered for a $6 fee. If desired, you will be asked to pay the fee upon completion of the course material. It is increasingly understood that collaboration across disciplines is required to advance population health and health equity. This training module, developed by the Michigan (Region V) Public Health Training Center, defines the core competencies of interprofessional education and illustrates their...


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Catheters: Big Source of Infection, But Often Overlooked

School of Nursing Professor Milisa Manojlovich warns that communication between nurses, physicians, and other medical staff needs to be improved, in order to prevent unnecessary catheter use and resulting infections. July 1, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Science #Medicine #Nursing #InfectiousDiseases #MilisaManojlovich ​​​​​​​​​​


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Falling Short on Fall Prevention

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Geoffrey Hoffman and a team of researchers find that fall prevention is often left out of the discharge planning conversation for older patients, putting them at greater risk of a preventable injury. April 22, 2019. # #Nursing #web-article #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #Nursing ​​​​​​​


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How Nurses Influence and Excel in Academic Research

School of Nursing Professor Chris Friese discusses how nursing research helps improve both caring for patients and the outcomes of the improved care. May 9, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #webarticle #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #Nursing #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #healthcare #medicalcare


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READI or Not: Structured Assessment of Patient Readiness for Hospital Discharge Can Lower Readmission Rates According to New Research from UMSN Faculty

School of Nursing Associate Professor Olga Yakusheva finds that rates of patient readmission drop significantly when nurses conduct discharge assessments that include direct input from the patient. January 23, 2019. #5mins #Nursing #web-article #SchoolofNursing #Health/Wellness #Nursing #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #healthcare #OlgaYakusheva


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Sexual Minorities More Likely to Suffer Severe Substance Abuse Disorders

School of Nursing Professor Carol Boyd and colleagues find that those who identify as sexual minorities or are unsure of their sexual identity are up to five times as likely to have a severe alcohol or tobacco use disorder. January 14, 2019. #5mins #Nursing #web-article #SchoolofNursing #Health/Wellness #Society #Sexuality #Disease #DrugAbuse #AlcoholUse #CarolBoyd #LauraBailey