An elegant solution to a high risk problem in the OR

By wearing two pairs of gloves and removing the outer one after intubation, the spread of microorganisms is reduced. DNP Graduate Tiffany Thornton brings her scholarly quality improvement project to the practice environment.
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Ada Collier

The colonel in our classroom

Ada Collier had been a nurse in the U.S. Air Force for 15 years before deciding to advance her career with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. She’s now graduated with honors as part of the first graduating class of Bentson DNP Scholars.
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Our impact on health policy

In a rare move, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that it will pay for supervised exercise to treat peripheral artery disease. The move was thanks, in part, to research conducted by Professor Diane Treat-Jacobson. 
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(Nov. 2) An exemplary partnership between the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and Fairview Health Services/University of Minnesota Health system was recognized in Washington DC this week by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for its national leadership and innovation.
Associate Professor Carolyn Porta was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Additional inductees are Kuei-Min Chen, Helga Jonsdottir, Barbara Tomczyk, Martha Hughesdon Turner and Richard Westphal.
For older adults, an accidental fall can be a pivotal event causing permanent changes in their mobility, independence and well-being. Because the costs and consequences of falls among older adults are potentially life-altering, new research on effective fall prevention strategies is gaining attention and support nationwide.
School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota received the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award today, a national honor recognizing US medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing and allied health schools that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The school is one of just seven schools of nursing in the country to receive the award this year.

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Our 11,000 square foot learning simulation environment for nursing education, research and professional development is designed to reflect the future of health care delivery and nursing science.

 Conference room in Bentson facilityOur Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center was designed for optimal team education and training experiences involving a range of health care professionals, with high-tech facilities and technology and simulated environments that span the continuum of care.

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