Within the context of the current epidemic, opioids used in postoperative and discharge settings are under increasing examination for the role they play during and after surgery.
Health research has led to significant discoveries, development of new therapies and improved health and health care. In an article set for publication in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing), writes that researchers need to be aware of contextual factors affecting their science in order to develop both innovative and sustainable programs of research that are crucial to solving important health issues.
The Nursing Informatics Working Group of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) recognized both for their impact to nursing informatics.
The Nancy Tatum, RN Award for Distinguished Service recognizes her research, service and dedication to the field of Geriatric Nursing.