COVID-19 is the quintessential global health problem. One virus, and the disease that relates to it, manifest all of the major issues in global health. I comment further below on how COVID-19 does this and how one might use COVID-19 as an, especially valuable teaching tool.
Connie Henke Yarbro, RN, MS, FAAN, has had a long career caring for patients during the most difficult time in their lives. Her nursing career started in the ER and progressed to include many other titles - oncology nurse, educator, author, editor, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) founder, treasurer, and president, as well as board member of numerous cancer nursing associations.
In between writing and updating chapters for her best-selling oncology nursing texts and references, Connie shared with us some of the most memorable highlights in her career and the advancements in oncology nursing.
Mother’s Day in the United States is Sunday, May 9. It is another reminder of the importance of women’s well-being to all of us. In this light, I offer some comments below on the health of girls and women globally.
Authors and informatics experts, Dr. Dee McGonigle of Chamberlain University and Dr. Kathy Mastrian of Pennsylvania State University and they discussed the importance of educating all healthcare professionals on informatics. Here are the top 5 takeaways from their presentation.
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- Nursing Faculty Webinar Attendee
The current COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the United States in many ways. Understanding how to respond to and control the virus includes studying the data of persons who were infected with the virus. Sharing this type of data for research and public health purposes almost immediately raises security and privacy issues because medical information is among the most sensitive types of personal information.
As we celebrate Black History Month we reflect on the many contributions made by African Americans to space exploration, science, mathematics, computing as well as nursing and medicine. These amazing individuals have made extraordinary contributions to their fields and our day-to-day lives. We want to take this time to recognize and honor each of them.
Everyday devices that connect to the Internet to provide us with functionality and convenience, continue to proliferate. CISCO predicts that, in 2021, there will be 27.1 billion networked devices in use across the globe, up from 17.1 billion devices just 4 years ago1. That’s about 3.5 networked devices for every man, woman, and child on earth. As processors grow smaller and less expensive, and networking technologies become more available, this number can only be expected to rise.
Daniel Weberg, PhD, MHI, RN, is a part of the nursing Faculty at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, and is currently teaching Advanced Innovation for High Performing Organizations.
Dr. Dan Weberg is also the Head of Clinical Innovation at Trusted Health. He is a nurse leader and expert in human-centered patient design and simulation and healthcare innovation with extensive clinical experience in the emergency department, acute in-patient hospital settings, and academia over the past 13 years.