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Lab Welcomes 'Sim Baby'

September 25, 2018 at 11:26 AM / by UC College of Nursing posted in In the News

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Embracing Innovation

August 24, 2018 at 10:36 AM / by UC College of Nursing

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Innovation was the theme of the College of Nursing's two-day faculty and staff retreat held recently at the UC 1819 Innovation Hub on Reading Road. The event helped lay the groundwork for the college’s upcoming academic year, where innovation will be front and center.
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Alumnus Deepens Ties to College, Community

August 15, 2018 at 8:50 AM / by UC College of Nursing posted in Doctor of Nursing Practice, alumni spotlight

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James Furstein will extend his reach both at the College of Nursing and within the Greater Cincinnati hockey community in the coming year.

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Got an Original Idea? Hold that Thought

July 27, 2018 at 3:55 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in research

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The night before she intended to file a patent application for her original online learning concept, Christine Colella, DNP, APRN-CNP, FAANP, received crushing news.

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Article: Gabapentin Use as Opioid Alternative Not without Risks

July 13, 2018 at 8:33 AM / by UC College of Nursing posted in research

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With a nationwide effort to cut back on opioid prescriptions, care providers are turning to medications considered less addictive, namely gabapentin, but two University of Cincinnati College of Nursing researchers say this drug is becoming a problem.

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From Pediatrics to Public Health

July 9, 2018 at 4:03 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in alumni spotlight, magazine

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Alumna Laura McCreadie (center) made a colossal switch a couple years ago from taking care
of children in the emergency room to taking on the region’s opioid-addiction problem.

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Caring for the Family Caregiver

July 9, 2018 at 3:32 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in research, magazine

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Tamilyn Bakas has dedicated more than 20 years of research to improving quality of life for family caregivers of stroke survivors. In 2004, she developed the Telephone Assessment and Skill-Building Kit (TASK), an eight-week educational program, to address caregivers’ needs. Now almost three years into its third version, Bakas is leveraging technology to make the program more accessible.

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Report Backs Full Scope of Practice for APRNs

June 28, 2018 at 3:14 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in In the News

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A report released this month by The Brookings Institution recommends states move to a fully authorized scope of practice for advanced practice registered nurses to reduce costs and improve access to health care.

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Escape from Eritrea

June 14, 2018 at 3:59 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine

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Years after fleeing his native country of Eritrea, Africa, Gebrezgiabhier "GT" Abraha (left) graduated in April with his bachelor's in nursing.

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Preventing Workplace Violence

April 23, 2018 at 3:58 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in research

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Nearly a year ago, footage of a police officer forcibly arresting a nurse in a Utah hospital horrified millions of viewers and shed a brighter light on an unfortunate reality—that health care providers, especially nurses, experience some of the highest rates of workplace violence in the U.S.

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