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December 07, 2018

The Ohio State University College of Nursing incorporates telehealth across nursing curricula with innovative techniques, tools, pedagogy and learning environments to prepare students for the healthcare of today and tomorrow.

 

December 05, 2018

The Ohio State University College of Nursing’s Innovation Studio received the 2018 BizTech Award for Outstanding Service from Columbus Business First, the business news and information authority in Central Ohio.

December 05, 2018
Study in mice first to suggest pollution’s dangers can be passed on

A parent’s exposure to dirty air before conception might spell heart trouble for the next generation, a new animal study suggests.

Wondering about the possible health risks for children of people routinely exposed to highly polluted air, including soldiers and residents of some of the world’s largest cities, researchers from The Ohio State University studied the effects of dirty air on mice.

December 03, 2018

There is a commonplace view that teenagers think they are indestructible.

“It really is true,” said Bernadette Melnyk, Ohio State University’s chief wellness officer and dean of the college of nursing. “Teens just don’t think much about health issues and especially about the actions they can take now to prevent a future health crisis.”

November 26, 2018

Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, vice president for health promotion, university chief wellness officer, dean and professor in the College of Nursing was elected to the Board of Directors for the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention. The mission of the National Forum is to harness, lead and encourage collaborative action among stakeholders committed to heart disease and stroke prevention.

November 19, 2018

The Ohio State University College of Nursing’s Center of Excellence in Critical and Complex Care has been renamed the Center on Healthy Aging, Self-Management and Complex Care to more accurately reflect the research conducted at the center, which aims to generate evidence that will improve health and care delivery to adults and older

November 16, 2018

In the United States there are up to 400,000 unintended patient deaths every year. Additionally, receiving healthcare is the third leading cause of death in the country. The Institute of Medicine established a goal that by 2020, 90 percent of all healthcare decisions would be evidence based. Today, only 30 percent of decisions are evidence based, which has led to patients receiving roughly 55 percent of the care that they require when entering the current healthcare system.

November 02, 2018

The College of Nursing received the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, which recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion, for the third year in a row.

October 29, 2018

With the goal of improving the health of women and infants, The Ohio State University College of Nursing partnered with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) in collaboration with ITN productions to produce a video as part of AWHONN’s Partners in Care program. The video addresses research to improve screening techniques to detect depression and anxiety in pregnant and postpartum women.

October 19, 2018

This fall, The Ohio State University College of Nursing received a total of over $9 million in new grant funding for research from a variety of prestigious institutions, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American Cancer Society, the Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation, the Conrad N.

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