We take a closer look at the Presbyterian Hospital Training School for Nurses’ student ledgers to highlight the number of students caring for patients, how many contracted influenza, how many were sick from other ailments or were healthy, and how many died.
Alaina Hall’s nonprofit project is a nurse-led multi-interventional health-promotion effort that aims to address the global health problem of infectious disease in children. Working in partnership with the Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos orphanage in Miacatlán, Mexico, Hall will work to improve health education for children and their caregivers, strengthen infection screening and identification processes, and reduce exposure to infection-causing pathogens by providing filtered water and repairing damage to local sewage structures.
Traditionally, many health-related research projects focused only on males, assuming that females’ bodies would respond the same way to a given intervention or drug. But more often, scientists are uncovering important distinctions between men’s and women’s health, pointing to the need for dedicated attention to understand the intricacies of the differences.
Ten nursing professionals with ties to Penn Nursing will be inducted as 2018 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). One is a current doctoral student and a Robert Wood Johnson Future of Nursing Scholar. The other nine are Penn Nursing alumni. All of the inductees will be honored at a ceremony during the AAN’s annual policy conference, Transforming Health, Driving Policy, taking place November 1-3, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
In this session, George Demiris, PhD, FACMI,Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, Penn School of Nursing; Jie Deng, PhD, RN, OCN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Penn School of Nursing; and Amy M. Sawyer, PhD, RN, Associate Professor of Sleep & Health Behavior, Penn School of Nursing will provide an overview of each of their research foci
Join us for Global Bites – a special lunch hour where Penn Nursing community members and their guests share stories of their global engagement, at home and abroad. Spencer Ramirez, ABSN student presenting!