The November-December 2017 issue of the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, out now, is a special edition focused on the social determinants of health, and features Penn Nursing faculty, students, and alumna.
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.
On November 17-18, the Student Nurses at Penn (SNAP) sent a total of twenty-nine students, one faculty member, and one admissions representative to this year’s 64th Annual Student Nurses’ Association of Pennsylvania
Convention held at the Lancaster, PA Marriot Conference Center.