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There’s an old proverb that states, “Physician, heal thyself.” A similar admonition can be applied to nurses who, too often, fail to take care of their own health—especially their heart health–while freely lecturing their patients about the perils of lack of self-care. Cardiovascular health risks for nurses fall into three main categories: sleep, diet, and …

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Caroline K. Mosca, RN, PhD Recently I had a manuscript published in Nursing Education Perspectives in November 2017, titled “Flipping the nursing classroom without flipping out the students.” This article was based on research implementing a flipped classroom with nursing students in a traditional, brick-and-mortar setting. A flipped classroom is student-led, with a focus on application …

Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN   November 11 – 19, 2017 was designated National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. According to information found on the website for the National Coalition for Homelessness, there are more than 540,00 individuals each night who are homeless, as well as 2.5 homeless children each year. When we think …

By Caroline Mosca, PhD, RN   Sigma Theta Tau International is the honor society for nursing, with a mission to advance world health, support nursing excellence, and provide opportunities for scholarly growth. Members include more than 135,000 nurses and midwives who live in more than 90 countries. The 44th Biennial Sigma Theta Tau International Conference was …

  Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Kehm, Faculty Program Director in School of Nursing. She is one of 11 finalists for the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Award in Education. According to the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year events recognize and honor distinguished nurses for their outstanding contributions. Hundreds of applications in …