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Getting Real: Nursing Today
1 week ago

As an assistant professor at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing (LHSON) and recipient of a 2017-18 Fulbright Global Scholar Award, Lori A. Spies, PhD, RN, exemplifies how a career in nursing can create additional opportunities to change the world on a global scale. Dr. Spies is currently collaborating with healthcare providers in India, Vietnam, and Zambia to research the best education practices in combating noncommunicable diseases, and she recently shared with us the triumphs and challenges of global nursing.

Nurses Leading Innovation
November 28, 2017

By providing bedside care, nurses often have unique insights into the needs of specific patient populations. We recently spoke with Vivian Low, MPH, RN-BC, FPCNA, manager of special projects, chair of nursing research, at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Calif., about her passion for coordinating community resources and developing programs to address specific health factors.

Podcasts
November 22, 2016
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John M. Welton, Ph. D., RN, FAAN, is currently a professor and scientist for health systems research at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, but he started his career as a volunteer fireman on Long Island. Read on to learn about his career evolution and how his research is using big data to improve health care in this episode of the Nursing Notes Live Podcast.

Podcasts
November 21, 2016
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Angela Ballard, RN, is an emergency room nurse and an emergency medical technician (EMT) whose passion is using her healthcare background and her years of professional writing experience to provide approachable medical education, advocacy and insights to a wide range of audiences. Learn more about her background and why she thinks it's so important for nurses to stay up-to-date on research in this episode of the Nursing Notes Live Podcast.

Nurses Leading Innovation
July 13, 2016

Arizona State University, the Phoenix Symphony and a team from the Huger Mercy Living Center in Phoenix, Ariz., collaborated on the “Music & Memory” research project, to learn the impact of live music on people living with Alzheimer’s disease. Kristine Carpina, LPN, is a clinical care supervisor at Huger Mercy Living Center. Read on to learn about her perspective for caring for people with Alzheimer’s and the potential for music therapy to increase their quality of life.

July 13, 2016

“When the music played, the patients went to a beautiful place in their mind. We saw them dancing or tapping their feet and moving their heads. It was amazing to watch.” - Kristine Carpina, LPN

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