College Kudos - Week of October 19, 2020
Oct 19, 2020 9:00 AM
What happened this last week in the College of Nursing?
On the Move:
Chase Roberts, MBA has assumed the role of Operations Manager for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Faculty Practice. Chase has been the Outpatient Clinic Manager of the Juvenile Justice Systems contract for 3 years and looks forward to his new role in facilitating the development of a telemental health service that will provide outreach to rural and medically underserved Utahans.
Dr. Lauri Linder is part of a national team identifying nursing research priorities related to COVID-19. Recognizing that the contributions of nurse researchers often are overlooked, the team wrote about the importance of nurses having a voice whenever research agendas and policy are discussed. Their correspondence titled Nursing’s seat at the research roundtable was published last week in The Lancet.
Dr. Jenny Alderden served as Guest Editor for an issue of Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America that will be published later this year. The issue includes current and evidence-based information designed to help critical care nurses prevent and treat pressure injuries. Dr. Alderden wrote the preface and one paper, which are now available online.
· Alderden J. Pressure injuries among critical care patients. Crit Care Nurs Clin N Am. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnc.2020.09.001
· Alderden J, Shibily F, Cowan L. Best practice in pressure injury prevention among critical care patients. Crit Care Nurs Clin N Am. 2020. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0899588520300617?via%3Dihub
Alderden J, Cummins M, Zaratkiewicz S, ‘Lucy’ Zhao Y, Drake, K, Yap TL. Hospital-acquired pressure injury development among surgical critical care patients admitted with community-acquired pressure injury: a retrospective cohort study. J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2020;47,470-476. https://journals.lww.com/jwocnonline/Fulltext/2020/09000/Hospital_Acquired_Pressure_Injury_Development.11.aspx
Johnson & Johnson awarded its Maternal Health QuickFire Challenge Grant to three partners, including Dr. Susanna Cohen and her LIFT Simulation Design Lab, PRONTO International, and ImPACTS (Improving Pediatric Acute Care through Simulation). To reduce maternal mortality by improving care for women and babies in counties with no obstetricians, gynecologists, nurse-midwives, or hospital maternity wards, also known as maternity deserts, the awardees will train emergency department physicians and nurses, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics to manage pregnancy-related complications.
Dr. Brenda Luther, Dr. Linda Edelman, and Sara Phillips delivered a virtual presentation titled Enhancing primary care nursing in rural and underserved Utah at the Utah Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) 2020 Utah Primary Care Summit. Dr. Edelman and members of her Nurse, Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention (NEPQR) project team nominated three registered nurses (RNs) from the Wayne Community Health Center for preceptor awards. During the Summit, Alexis Taylor, Josie Oyler, and Josie Moosman were honored as the first RNs to receive this recognition from AHEC!
Dr. Lauri Linder, Dr. Katherine Bernier-Carney, Se-Hee Jung, Yin-Shun Chiu, Sarah Wawrzynski, CaitlinLinder, and Roger Altizer presented a lecture titled Symptoms and daily experiences reported by school-age children with cancer using a game-based app at the International Society of Paediatric Oncology (Société Internationale d'Oncologie Pédiatrique [SIOP]) Virtual Annual Congress.
Dr. Kathi Mooney and Dr. Meagan Whisenant presented a virtual poster titled Symptom talk during clinic visits for treatment of breast cancer: Do we get an accurate picture? at the 12th European Breast Cancer Conference, which was held on October 2-3, 2020. The poster abstract was published in the European Journal of Cancer.2020;138(Suppl 1):S54. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0959-8049(20)30670-5