Nursing orientation programs that address both the compassionate and scientific aspects of patient care help to improve patient satisfaction scores and reduce the incidence of falls and pressure ulcers, according to data published July 22, 2014 in the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development.
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing recognized recent accomplishments and honors for faculty, students and alumni.
Barbara Velsor-Friedrich, PhD, RN, has been selected for induction as a fellow into the American Academy of Nursing. The induction will take place at the Academy’s 2014 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference on Oct. 18, 2014, in Washington, DC.
The 26th Annual Ruth K. Palmer Research Symposium, “Pushing the Boundaries: Exploring Research Frontiers to Transform Nursing Practice, Education, and Policy,” was held May 15–16 at the Centro Studi Americani in Rome. Presenters, panelists, and attendees represented 10 U.S. states and four countries. Speakers addressed emerging issues in nursing research and engaged participants to discuss global health challenges.
On June 9th, construction workers topped off Loyola University Chicago’s $137 million medical research and education building.
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing (MNSON) students, alumni and staff recently traveled to Lourdes, France, to care for the sick who visit the healing baths. This is the sixth year members of the Loyola community have participated in this international service immersion program.