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Have you cared for COVID-19 patients?

Our Xi Chapter President, Dr. Maya Clark-Cutaia, is conducting a qualitative study to explore the experiences of nurses managing patients on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have cared for COVID-19 patients, we would like to hear from you!
 
Complete this quick survey to find out if you qualify. Please read the attached flyer for more details, and share with nurses you know who might be interested!
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Hahnemann Hospital Closure - and History of the Midwives Who Worked There

Hahnemann’s Nurse-Midwifery practice was founded by two Penn graduates. Numerous Penn students had the opportunity to learn at Hahnemann, and some joined the practice after graduation.

Penn Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health recognizes the closure of Hahnemann as a major loss in access to reproductive health and choice in Philadelphia, and a devastating example of the priority of profit over the health of the community.

EHR Usability Issues Linked to Nurse Burnout and Patient Outcomes

Nurses and other clinicians rely heavily upon the electronic health record (EHR) to provide patient care. This includes clinical decision-making, care planning, patient surveillance, medication ordering and administration, and communication with other health care team members. While data show that EHR technology usability can put added burden on clinicians, the relationships between EHR usability and the job outcomes of hospital staff nurses and surgical patient outcomes have not been explored.

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