This column shares new ideas, new policies, new understandings behind diseases and interventions, new resources, new issues, and new roles for the pediatric nurse, For more information, contact Janice Selekman, DNSc
, RN; Section Editor; Pediatric Nursing; East Holly Avenue Box 56; Pitman, NJ 08071-0056; (856) 256-2300 or FAX (856) 256-2345.
Lopez said that DNSC
has been providing long-term technical assistance to the community and has supported the formation and strengthening of the Adecor United Fisherfolks Organzation (ACUFOR).
[By Deborah Braccia, DNSc
, MPA, RN, OCN [R], ONS Technology Resource Group Member]
Catherine Gilliss, DNSc
, RN, FAAN, is Helene Fuld Health Trust Professor of Nursing and dean of the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Duke Medicine's first vice chancellor for nursing affairs.
Chief administrator: Rhonda Anderson, PN, DNSc
, FAAN, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, (480) 412-3207
, RN, CNS, CNE, former assistant professor and coordinator for the educational track in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at Drexel University, will join the faculty at Francis Marion University Department of Nursing, Florence, South Carolina, as professor and chair of the department.
Reviewer: Vicki Ann Moss, DNSc
, MS, BSN, RN (University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh)
JHUSON researcher and professor Deborah Gross, DNSc
, RN, FAAN has found that some behavioral disorders in young people are preventable, particularly if resilience is taught and risk factors for stress are reduced.
We owe special thanks to Carol Headley, DNSc
, RN, CNN, one of our Nephrology Nursing Journal Editorial Board members, for bringing the idea forward and soliciting many of the articles.
Vaccination rates among people aged 65 years and older have remained stagnant since the late 1990s, at about two-thirds of that population, despite Medicare coverage of the influenza vaccine, said geriatric nurse practitioner Lynn Chilton, DNSC
, during the annual meeting of the American Society of Geriatrics.
Linda Sarna, RN, DNSc
, FAAN; School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles
RN CNRN FAAN, associate professor, program in nursing science at University of California Irvine.