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September 16, 2020

Clinician burnout was a public health epidemic before COVID-19. Now, there is a clinician mental health pandemic within the pandemic.

August 25, 2020

COLUMBUS, OH—The Ohio State University College of Nursing set a college record for external funding received for research by its faculty from a range of national organizations that strive to improve healthcare.

August 20, 2020

The Ohio State University is turning to students for creative ideas to keep its campuses safe and healthy, and is offering a financial incentive to make it worth their while.

The Safe and Healthy Campus Innovation Challenge is supported by the Chief Wellness Officer, Office of Student Life and the College of Nursing’s Center for Healthcare Innovation and Wellness. The goal is to ask students, and the faculty and staff who support them, to share innovative solutions to the everyday challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 19, 2020

by Pat Ford-Roegner

In the 1960s, NASA launched the use of telehealth to monitor astronauts’ vital signs. Later, mental health counselors embraced the use of telehealth sessions.

Despite its strong historical track record, though, many policymakers have questioned telehealth’s widespread usefulness for years. They cite the public’s often-expressed reticence to share information via new technology and the need to devote limited funding resources to other diagnosis and treatment tools.

August 05, 2020

The need for human touch is universal among critical care patients and is an important component of the nurse–patient relationship. However, multiple barriers to human touch exist in the critical care environment. With little research to guide practice, we argue for the importance of human touch in the provision of holistic nursing care.

July 20, 2020

The five-year, $3.13 million grant will deploy social-assistive robots at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber and Chapel Hill Community in Canal Fulton near Canton for an eight-week trial. The study is aimed at curbing loneliness and apathy in older adults, especially for those with dementia.

July 17, 2020

Recent Master of Healthcare Innovation graduate Jordan Bope, MHI, BA, BSN, RN, has always been flexible. After graduating from The Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in history amid a recession, he quickly realized that law school would not work out the way he planned. From there, he dove into a rigorous 13-month Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program that led to a career at The Ohio State University Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute.

July 08, 2020

Kathy Wright saw the ravages of Alzheimer's disease and hypertension when she served as a caregiver for her father, who dealt with those devastating illnesses. In her role as an assistant professor in the College of Nursing, she also knows these health problems hit the African American community particularly hard.

July 07, 2020

Decisions based on COVID-19 pandemic concerns, need for clinical experience

The Ohio State University College of Nursing announced today that it will pursue a blended approach to teaching, learning and clinical experiences, featuring online lecture courses and in-person labs and simulations for Autumn Semester 2020.

The college weighed the concerns about community spread of COVID-19 and the essential need for in-person clinical experiences for students across all programs.

June 20, 2020

A team of researchers from Ohio State University’s College of Nursing recently received a $1.6 million federal grant to try to reduce the chances of young, Black adults getting heart disease.

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