PHILADELPHIA — Eight undergraduate students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing raised more than $20,000 in medical supplies for clinics in Botswana, where they will work this summer to provide care as part of a Penn Nursing course.
The students, along with two instructors, will depart from the School of Nursing at noon on Thursday, July 23, and travel to Botswana carrying eight 50-pound bags of medicine and medical supplies.
PHILADELPHIA — A group of students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing who worked to prevent childhood obesity and diabetes in elementary school children from West Philadelphia has been commended by Mayor Michael Nutter.
PHILADELPHIA — As a part of the National Health Care Day of Service, students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing will be at the Please Touch Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, June 27, promoting the Pennsylvania Children’s Health Insurance Program and distributing information on how to contact members of Congress.
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing say having enough nurses to meet a national shortage is a “mathematical improbability” unless nursing schools admit more students through federal financial support in a potential bailout, according to an article in today’s issue of Health Affairs.
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing conclude patients report higher satisfaction in hospitals that offer better work environments for nurses or smaller patients-to-nurse ratios, according to a new study published in today’s issue of Health Affairs.
The national study is one of the largest to date, involving 98,000 nurses in 430 acute-care hospitals in California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida.