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Clinical and Business Focus Helps Penn Students Develop as Future Change Agents in Human Health
Clinical and Business Focus Helps Penn Students Develop as Future Change Agents in Human Health

One program that is helping future nurses build the valuable dual skillset of clinical and administrative skills is the Nursing and Health Care Management program at the University of Pennsylvania, which aims to prepare student nurses to become transformative practitioners and leaders.

Clinical and Business Focus Helps Penn Students Develop as Future Change Agents in Human Health

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Nurses Leading Innovation
January 26, 2016

Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN, knows technology. The bright mind behind the nursing-focused technology site, The Nerdy Nurse, Wilson is an author, nursing informaticist and award-winning blogger. She believes nurses should not only embrace healthcare technology, they should play a dedicated role in helping develop it – working to integrate the power of technology into patient practice.

January 26, 2016

Check out this interview with a certified nurse anesthetist, Kenneth Wofford, Ph.D., CRNA, LCDR (USN). Wofford is an assistant professor in the graduate school of nursing and nurse anesthesia program at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md.

Nurses Leading Innovation
January 26, 2016

As global leaders in innovation for the betterment of healthcare, nurses go above and beyond every day to care for their patients. Nurses give back to their communities by being the people on whom others rely. One nurse, Rebecca Schnall, Ph.D., MPH, RN-BC, uses her interests in public health and nursing informatics to research ways to improve patient care. Schnall is an assistant professor of nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing in New York, N.Y. Her research focuses on helping people living with and at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Nurses Leading Innovation
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.

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.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
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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