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Nurse-Led Needs Assessment Leads to Increased Viability of Donated Lungs
Nurse-Led Needs Assessment Leads to Increased Viability of Donated Lungs

While working as an organ procurement coordinator and and pursuing his Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), Adam K. Schneider was inspired to help his team reach a higher standard of care and education around maintaining donated lungs.

Nurse-Led Needs Assessment Leads to Increased Viability of Donated Lungs


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Advancing Health Outcomes
January 26, 2016

Nursing informatics (NI), as defined by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), is a “specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom in nursing practice.” Nursing informaticists combine nursing knowledge with information technologies to develop more efficient processes, advance healthcare and provide exceptional patient care.

Advancing Health Outcomes
January 26, 2016

“Interprofessional collaboration relies on members of different professions working together toward the goal of improving patient outcomes,” said Mary Meyer, RN, MN, Ph.D., APRN, a clinical associate professor and director of the clinical learning laboratory at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan. Meyer is also on the Advisory Board for the University of Kansas Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation.

Advancing Health Outcomes
December 12, 2016

For nurses and other healthcare professionals, saving lives isn’t always limited to work hours. Having extensive healthcare skills and expertise means that nurses are nurses 24/7 and sometimes have a unique opportunity to respond to a call for help.

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