FPB Research Featured in WVIZ Documentary. Shirley Moore, the Edward J. and Louise Mellen Professor of Nursing, was featured on a WVIZ/PBS special to discuss the IMPACT study and other research taking place in our region to combat childhood obesity. The show originally aired June 27 and will re-air on WVIZ/PBS June 30 at 2 p.m. and 11 p.m. and July 1 at 10 p.m. View “Chapter 4: Changing Habits & Environments” at the WVIZ website. Read more.
New $1.76 million grant for Palliative Care Fellowships. The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing has received a five-year, $1.76 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to support eight pre- and postdoctoral fellows in palliative care. The nursing school, the only one nationally that offers a master’s program specifically combining oncology and palliative care, has begun recruiting students. For information on applying for one of these fellowships, please email Barbara Daly PhD, RN, FAAN, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 216.368.5994. Read more.
FPB and OAAPN Join Forces for Online CE Course. The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing with the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses is offering an online continuing education webinar on Schedule II Prescriptions. This six hour, six CE-credit course meets Ohio’s Certificate to Prescribe requirements for the August 31 licensure deadline. The course costs $50 for member and $75 for nonmembers.
A Gift of a Mother's Love: The children of 2012 Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Alumni Association President's Award winner Rebecca Eden honor their mother's passion for nursing education with the Rebecca Plotkin Eden Scholarship Fund.
Affirmation Model May Help in Weight Management: Edward J. and Louise Mellen Professor of Nursing and Associate Dean for Research Shirley M. Moore, PhD, RN, FAAN used the "appreciative inquiry" affirmation model to investigate how families take part in their adolescents' weight-management efforts. Dr. Moore reported the findings from focus groups of 44 parents or guardians at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Read more on FamilyPracticeNews.com.
Gray Matters: Keeping the Aging Mind and Body Healthy:The 20th Florence Cellar Conference on Aging, scheduled for April 12, 2013, will feature the latest research findings and demonstrated successes for healthy aging through keynote addresses and lively panel discussions with prominent researchers and mythbusting active elders.
Families Struggle with Anger and Forgiveness When Loved One Is Dying: Assistant Professor Maryjo Prince-Paul, PhD, APRN, ACHPN, FPCN, co-authored a study in The Journal of Palliative Medicine with Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences Julie Exline surveying family members with a hospice patient under home care. Results suggest that the level of spiritual anger and resentment grows with the amount of pain and suffering the family members endure. Read more.
Project Aims to Improve Nurse-Physician Collaboration for Patient Safety and Healthcare: Assistant Professor and Director of the Graduate Entry Nursing Program Deborah Lindell, DNP, PHCNS-BC, CNE co-directed a campus-wide initiative to train nursing and medical students to work more collaboratively in order to improve patient safety and care. The initiative involved a total of six institutions including Case Western Reserve University and was funded by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Read more.
Privacy an Issue for Mothers with Newborns in Neonatal Intensive Care: Associate Professor Donna Dowling, PhD, RN has published a new study, "Mothers' Experiences Expressing Breast Milk for Their Preterm Infants," which claims that many mothers in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) miss feedings for their newborn babies due to timidity and interruptions from lack of privacy in these settings.Read more.