HIV can't tell a physician from a nurse practitioner. Neither can studies that look at patient outcomes for each group. In recognizing a need, plus a chance to improve HIV/AIDS care, the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) has turned these truths into a tremendous opportunity for students....Click here to read more.
Spirituality is a central tenet of 12-step recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous. Its value, particularly regarding alcohol addiction, has been recognized by many health care practitioners as well. But what does research science say about the role spirituality plays in the prevention and treatment of and recovery from addictions? A special issue of the Journal of Addictions Nursing [December 2013], co-edited by associate professor and addictions expert Joan Kub, PhD, PHCNS, BC, is dedicated to that very topic....Click here to read more.
An aging population and an old health scourge are the driving forces behind two massive open online courses (MOOCs) being offered this fall by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON).
TB’s Deadly Touch
Though today relatively rare in the United States, “tuberculosis remains the leading cause of death globally among patients with HIV,” says Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, CRNP, who adds for emphasis that TB is the leading cause of death—period—in South Africa.
Dealing With Dementia
With no cure in sight, understanding dementia, its underlying pathophysiology, the impact of the disease on individuals and families, and care considerations is a worldwide priority.
Gitlin and Hodgson are internationally recognized researchers for their work in applied gerontology. Each has over 25 years of experience in nonpharmacologic approaches to caring for persons with dementia.
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Regular exercise is a low-cost, low-tech way to boost well-being among healthy women and men. It also can be of benefit to adults of all ages being treated for prostate, breast, or other cancers, according to assistant professor Jennifer Wenzel, PhD, RN, and colleagues....Click here to read more.
Johns Hopkins Nursing researchers focus on MRSA, motherhood, hospital stress, intimate partner violence, and more in the November-December 2012 research news brief....Click here to read more.