Telehealth – the use of communication technologies to provide healthcare services remotely – offers both patient convenience and a promising solution to the crisis of limited healthcare access in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) across the United States. Its use is spreading widely and, at The Ohio State University College of Nursing, we teach telehealth techniques across our curriculum, both on campus and online.
The National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NIH/NHLBI) has awarded a three-year, $1.2 million R01 grant to Michele Balas, PhD, RN , CCRN-K, FCCM, FAAN, associate professor in The Ohio State University College of Nursing.
A celebration of The Ohio State University that is 150 years in the making includes a new scholarship program designed to develop current students into future leaders.
Through a newly awarded $65.9 million federal research grant to address the opioid epidemic, The Ohio State University will lead a consortium of academic, state and community partners that aims to reduce overdose deaths by 40% over three years.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) honored Margaret Graham, PhD, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN, vice dean of The Ohio State University College of Nursing, with its 2019 Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Educator Award at NONPF’s annual conference in Atlanta on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The National Academies of Practice (NAP) recently inducted Sharon Tucker, PhD, RN, APRN-CNS, F-NAP, FAAN from The Ohio State University College of Nursing as a new Distinguished Fellow of NAP in Nursing during a gala banquet in Pentagon City, Virginia.
The Ohio State University College of Nursing launched The Innovation Studio – Mirror Lake in Pomerene Hall on March 20.
Cindy Anderson, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAHA, FNAP, FAAN, The Ohio State University College of Nursing associate professor and associate dean of academic affairs and educational innovation, was installed as the new president of the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) at the 2019 MNRS 43rd Annual Research Conference, March 29 in Kansas City, Missouri. Anderson previously served a one-year term as president-elect.
On the tombstone of Fannie Lou Hamer, a leader in the Civil Rights Movement who died of complications from hypertension and breast cancer, it says “I am sick and tired of being sick and tired.” Although Mrs. Hamer’s famous quote was in the context of living under the tyranny of the South’s Jim Crow, her sentiments are salient for African American women today. Oddly enough, the twentieth century issues that Fannie Lou Hamer and other civil rights leaders fought and shed their blood for are ever present in the twenty-first century.
Ohio State’s nursing program encourages its students to study abroad, and some programs even require it. But the students heading to Honduras during spring break are looking forward to more than just an academic experience.