2013 News Archives

June 2013

  • 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 bjd4@case.edu 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.

May 2013

April 2013

March 2013

  • Dedicated Nurse Educator, Researcher, and Advocate Dr. Margaret A. Wheatley: 1945-2013: Dr. Margaret A. Wheatley, assistant professor of nursing, will be laid to rest on Saturday, March 30, in Dayton, Ohio. The former president of the Ohio Nurses Association dedicated her career to serving vulnerable populations through her work as a psychiatric mental health nurse and teacher.
  • 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.

February 2013

January 2013

  • 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.
  • Introducing Forefront, FPB's New Magazine on Nursing Innovation and Leadership: Created for alumni and friends, this new magazine informs readers about FPB's excellence in nursing science, education and practice and how it impacts daily lives. For its inaugural Fall/Winter 2012 issue, the powerful cover story examines a growing health care crisis--the effects of post-traumatic stress on military personnel and their families--and how FPB's Family Systems Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing program is answering their calls for help. Get a sneak peek of the online edition.