Nurse and patient


DNP student's final project addresses homelessness and birth control

Martha Trevey addressed barriers to long-acting birth control for women at a homeless shelter in Minneapolis.
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Woman walking dog in parkWhat moves seniors to move?

For older adults, a fall can be a pivotal event causing lasting changes in well-being. Assistant Professor Siobhan McMahon is exploring what motivates seniors to stay active and maintain their strength. 
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Nurses and patient

Mentoring the next generation of nurses

(April 2017) More than role models, preceptors show students how to handle real-life curveballs. Bridging the gap between the classroom and clinical practice, preceptors are experienced nurses who are knowledgeable about what they do and also want to teach others.
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160 representatives of health systems, industry, government, non-profits and academia convened for the fifth annual Big Data Nursing conference in Minneapolis. The volunteer initiative is advancing a plan to make electronic heath record data easier to enter, standardize and use to improve health.
(, July 2017) Demand for health care is rising due to an aging and growing population, but the supply of primary care physicians is declining. One solution? Nurse practitioners (NPs) who can perform many of the basic tasks that primary care doctors do — assess patients, diagnose diseases, develop care plans and prescribe medications.
Thank you to all who joined us for the 10th annual conference for those caring for a person with memory loss. We support and honor your journey. Hope to see you next year.
(Star Tribune, June 19, 2017) Meal sizes and sugary drinks are closely linked to childhood obesity. Key family counseling messages on healthy eating are linked to reducing childhood obesity.

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