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.
Recently, Sophie Teague, the Product Manager for Health Administration at Jones & Bartlett Learning received great praise for Introduction to Health Care Management, Fourth Edition, written by Sharon B. Buchbinder, RN, PhD; Nancy H. Shanks, PhD; and Bobbie J. Kite, MHS, PhD, from adjunct instructor, Tim Glennon. Here's what he had to say...
Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, APRN, FAAN, FACCWS, is a Clinical Professor at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University, and a Senior Partner at Tim Porter-O'Grady Associates, Inc., in Atlanta, Georgia. Porter-O'Grady is currently teaching Leadership, Policy, Wound Management courses at Emory University.
Topics: Quantum Leadership, nursing leadership, Tim Porter-O'Grady, leadership for health professionals, Leadership in Nursing Practice, advanced nursing care, sustainable health outcomes, year of the nurse, emory university, Nursing Hall of Fame, Appreciative Leadership
Your Navigate course will soon change—for the better! We're pleased to announce new and updated features to help your course run more efficiently and effectively. Register for an upcoming webinar to explore these exciting enhancements.
Over the last few weeks, we have shared details on the new features that will soon be available in your Navigate account:
Your Navigate course will soon change—for the better! We're pleased to announce new and updated features to help your course run more efficiently and effectively. This week, we'll explore Gradebook enhancements.
The new Single View tab allows you to target individual students or individual assessments to review results in one place. Simple and Full views have been eliminated, resolving the issue of having a lengthy course name push important grade book setup options off the page. Categories are also now highlighted in the gradebook setup section as you hover over them with your mouse, making their beginning and ends better defined on-screen:
Dr. Kerri D. Schuiling, PhD, NP-BC, CNM, FACNM, FAAN is currently serving as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Northern Michigan University and as co-editor of the International Journal of Childbirth.
Dr. Schuiling is dually certified as a women’s health care nurse practitioner and nurse midwife and has been an advanced practice nurse and educator for more than 30 years. She has authored three editions of Gynecologic Health, with the anticipated Fourth Edition publishing this fall.