Study Unveils Balance of AI and Preserving Humanity in Health Care

The survey of more than 1,100 nursing professionals and students shows that more than half express reservations toward the integration of artificial intelligence and 38% question its potential benefits for the nursing field. In addition, despite the potential of telehealth services, 74% of nurses have never utilized them, citing doubts about their efficacy in delivering comprehensive patient care. The new report recommends four strategies for health care organizations to empower nurses in adopting AI.

Penn Nursing Receives $1 Million Grant to Support Nursing Education

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) has received a $1 million grant from the Bedford Falls Foundation – DAF, a donor-advised fund established by Philanthropists William (Bill) E. Conway Jr., co-founder and co-chairman of The Carlyle Group, and his wife, Joanne. The couple have given millions to support nursing education and scholarships to address the nation’s nursing workforce shortage.

Can Recruiting International Nurses Address the U.S. Nursing Shortage?

The United States is facing a nursing staffing crisis, with high turnover rates exacerbated by poor management practices. To address this issue, some healthcare organizations and policymakers have turned to recruiting internationally educated nurses, but this alone is not a sustainable solution.

‘U.S. News’ Again Names Salisbury University Online Programs Among Nation’s Best

U.S. News & World Report again has ranked two of Salisbury University’s online graduate programs among the nation’s best. For the sixth year, the publication rated SU’s online M.B.A. Program one of the top in the U.S. SU’s online M.S. in Nursing Program also was ranked among the country’s best.

AACN Announces 10 Nursing Schools to Receive Funding to Accelerate Innovation in Nursing Education

AACN is pleased to announce that 10 schools of nursing have been selected to participate in a national initiative designed to transform nursing education and practice. With funding through the American Nurses Foundation’s Reimagining Nursing Initiative, AACN launched a three-year initiative earlier this year, titled Competency-Based Education for Practice-Ready Nurse Graduates, to accelerate the move to competency-based education and the rapid adoption of The Essentials: Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education.

AACN Rounds with Leadership – Reimagining Nursing Education

Moving to implement the new Essentials requires intentional action and active engagement among all stakeholders, including faculty, deans, and practice partners. AACN is working on several fronts to identify resources, offer training, and share exemplars to help facilitate the work underway at member schools to adapt learning and assessment strategies.

AACN Accelerates Innovation in Nursing Education through a New Project Funded by the American Nurses Foundation

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) was awarded $1.5 million in funding through the American Nurses Foundation’s Reimagining Nursing Initiative to launch a three-year project titled Competency-Based Education for Practice-Ready Nurse Graduates. This project is designed to accelerate transformation in nursing education by supporting innovative approaches to competency development and skills assessment for new nurses.

Unbound Medicine Launches Upgrade to Study System Using Artificial Intelligence

Unbound Medicine announced an upgrade to Grasp, their personal mobile study system. This latest version utilizes Unbound Intelligence, exclusive artificial intelligence and machine learning tools developed to help clinicians discover and fill knowledge gaps, as well as keep up to date with research.

OADN and the ACEN Coordinate Efforts to Support Nursing Education’s Role in Vaccine Strategy

The ACEN and OADN strongly encourage nursing programs to actively identify how they can support vaccine delivery in their communities. For full engagement in the vaccine effort, our organizations urge nursing students and faculty to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is available to them.

Dr. Damon A. Williams to Speak at AACN’s Diversity Symposium

Dr. Damon A. Williams, a visionary and inspirational leader, and one of the nation’s most recognized experts in strategic diversity leadership, youth development, corporate responsibility, and organizational change, will be the featured speaker at AACN’s Inaugural Diversity Symposium. This virtual event will be held on December 2-3, 2020. Dr. Williams will speak on “Understanding Inclusive Excellence”, addressing nursing school’s diversity and inclusion efforts at the core of institutional functioning.

Ocean Medical Center Team Members Awarded Forfar Nursing Scholarships

The Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship committee presented its 2020 scholarships on September 29 at Hackensack Meridian Ocean Medical Center to deserving recipients, Shoshana Diamond of Jackson Township and Emily Trione of Brick Township. Each recipient received a $500 scholarship to further their nursing education.

Laerdal Medical and TruCorp Partner to Launch a COVID-19 Solution for Quick and Cost-effective Ventilation Training for Healthcare Providers

TruCorp, a provider of medical simulation training manikins, has partnered with world leading healthcare solutions provider, Laerdal Medical, to bring an easy-to-implement, cost-effective ventilation training solution to the market.

Foundation for Academic Nursing Announces AACN Faculty Scholars Grant Program

The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the new philanthropic arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), is pleased to announce the creation of a new program designed to spark innovation and excellence in academic nursing. The AACN Faculty Scholars Grant Program will provide funding support to nurse educators whose scholarly activities reflect current issues in nursing education or practice and support AACN’s strategic priorities.

Rush’s College of Nursing Vaults to No. 1 in U.S. News’ Online Program Rankings

Rush University College of Nursing rose to the No. 1 spot among 183 schools eligible for the graduate nursing programs category in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs list released today.

Distance learning plays a key role in helping to solve the U.S.’s nursing shortage as advanced practice nurses, functioning in both inpatient and outpatient settings, can increase accessibility to high quality and cost-effective care. This is particularly true for underserved rural and urban populations.

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FAU Receives $1.5 Million to Train Veteran Nursing Students to Care for Other Veterans

Project Funded by HRSA will Serve Veterans in Rural, Underserved Communities Florida is home to approximately 1.5 million military veterans and has the third largest veteran population in the United States. Now, veterans will care for other veterans with a…