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Every great nurse starts out as a student. And for every student, there’s a preceptor, that vital mentor who oversees care in clinical rotations, who passes on lessons learned and knowledge earned. But as the number of preceptors trends steadily downward, it’s past time to talk about just how vital the role really is.
By Janine White
Racial minorities are disproportionately affected by stroke, with Black patients experiencing worse post-stroke outcomes than White patients. Racial disparities in stroke outcomes have been linked to suboptimal control of risk factors such as hypertension, lack of access to health care, and decreased utilization of neurologic services. However, it was previously unknown if outcomes for Black ischemic stroke patients were affected by care settings with insufficient nursing resources.
What’s it like to be a full-time student in the midwifery/women’s health nurse practitioner program? Meet Cali Wang. Her mission is to help women live life to the fullest by promoting sexual and reproductive health and increasing education and opportunity for natural birth.
What’s it like to be in the Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program? Meet Juliana Ivanof, an Amy Gutmann Leadership Scholar.
Children who survive critical illness and their parents commonly experience physical, emotional, and cognitive conditions as a result of the critical illness. These effects can also include prolonged absences from school and/or work. What has not been fully understood is the rate and duration of school absences among these children and work absences among their caregivers.
With support from the Center for Global Women’s Health, three Penn Nursing student organizations - NSRH, MNO, and SNAP - hosted Jillian Baker, DrPH, EdM and Sinora Allwood, RN, from A Tribe Called Fertility, for an informative discussion about women’s infertility. The discussion was moderated by Dr. Monique Howard, Senior Director of Women’s Health Initiatives, for the Center for Global Women’s Health. Access the November 19, 2021 recording here.
Penn Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing is the number one undergraduate nursing program in the nation according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. What makes this designation even more special is that this is the first year the national magazine has ranked undergraduate nursing programs and Penn Nursing takes the top spot.
What is the meaning of an epidemic from a nursing perspective? The Barbara Bates Center’s Julie Fairman, PhD, RN, FAAN, explores this question in a new article in the Bulletin of the History of Medicine.
On April 8, 2021, in recognition of International Women’s Day and Sexual Assault Awareness month, the Center for Global Women’s Health and the office of Global Health Affairs presented the Soad Hussein Hassan Global Scholar Lecture featuring Christina Lamb, author of Our Bodies, Their Battlefield: What War Does to Women. Christina gives voice to women in conflict, exposing the world’s most neglected war crime— the use of rape in modern warfare as a weapon to humiliate, terrify, and carry out ethnic cleansing.