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New Telephone-Based Intervention to Assist Latino Cancer Survivors and Caregivers
With obesity now linked to 13 different cancers, pursuing interventions focused on healthy eating and exercise are of critical importance for the health of cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Six UA College of Nursing Faculty Honored as 2018 Tucson Fab 50 Nurses
As part of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), held in honor of the largest health-care workforce in the United States, six nurse leaders from the University of Arizona College of Nursing were honored by their peers during an annual 2018 Tucson Fabulous 50 Nurses gala.
UA College of Nursing Class of 2018: Connie Tran
After interning at a hospital during high school, BSN Honors Student Connie Tran was impressed by the hard work and dedication she saw nurses exhibit on the job. “I wanted to become one of those people who support patients through the best and worst times of their lives,” she says.
Student Spotlight: Katherine Dudding
"As a neonatal nurse, I have witnessed the suffering of neonates due to the current pain standards of care. I believe we can do better to serve this vulnerable population. Through informatics and advanced technologies in artificial intelligence and machine learning, we can give a voice to neonates and ultimately improve outcomes."
For Older Stroke Survivors, a Sustainable Transitional Care Model Addresses the Problem of a Coming Care Shortage
By 2050 there could be a severe shortage of caregivers available to provide for stroke survivors in the high-risk years of 55-plus. PhD candidate, Lorre Laws, who examines the oncoming crisis in her dissertation, calls the prognosis an approaching perfect storm.
Elder Care with a Human Touch: Comprehensive Health Assessment Project Benefits Patients, NP Faculty and Students
For Audrey Russell-Kibble and Theresa Allison of The UA College of Nursing’s Comprehensive Health Assessment Project (CHAP), performing in-home assessments for some of Tucson’s most vulnerable is all about the human touch.