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College of Nursing Information & Resources for COVID-19
The five-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable Charles Downs, PhD, to study whether the non-pharmacological supplement curcumin can prevent lung injury.
"I think the focus on equity is very important, not just to me, but to my entire cohort. That, and a commitment to social justice issues. As I tell my students, social justice issues are health justice issues."
Cancer survivors who suffer negative effects after treatment soon may have access to interventions with the potential to vastly improve their quality of life.
With the sunniest part of the year upon us, The UA College of Nursing's Dr. Lois Loescher has some tips to respect your skin and help you avoid the worst effects of dangerous rays.
Rural communities often lack access to mental health care, but a grant recently awarded to the University of Arizona College of Nursing will give a new generation of nurse practitioners the training to work in those settings.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
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.