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€4 Million Grant to Improve Mental Health and Well-being of Health Professionals and Patient Safety

First Magnet4Europe International Partners Meeting in Leuven, Belgium, November 2019First Magnet4Europe International Partners Meeting in Leuven, Belgium, November 2019The largest initiative to improve hospital work environments to date has officially begun, with an award of 4 million Euros from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. The grant will support the international partnership of some of the world’s leading Universities led by KU Leuven and the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research. MORE

Other new research projects

Nurse to patient staffing ratios and outcomes in New York and Illinois.

  • Funder: Natl. Council of State Boards of Nursing
  • PI: Karen B. Lasater, PhD, RN

Influence of NP practice restrictions on chronic disease health disparities.

  • Funder: Natl. Council of State Boards of Nursing
  • Co-PI: J. Margo Brooks Carthon, PhD, RN, FAAN

The impact of nurse-physician teamwork on patient outcomes at the end-of-life.

  • Funder: Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing 
  • PI: Karen B. Lasater, PhD, RN

Nursing Factors and Opioid-Dependent Surgical Patients.”

  • Funder: Intl. Nurses Society on Addictions
  • PI: Rachel French, predoctoral fellow

Follow this link for a comprehensive list of funded CHOPR research projects.