College Kudos - Week of October 26, 2020
Oct 26, 2020 9:00 AM
What happened this last week in the College of Nursing?
Dr. Katie Ward passed North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) competency examination, and is the first NCMP in the University of Utah Health System! As the definitive resource for menopause and other midlife healthcare issues, NAMS developed a competency examination program in 2002 to set the standards for menopause practice, and assist women in locating clinicians who could provide optimal menopause-related healthcare.
The American Public Health Association presented its Lillian Wald Service Award to Dr. Teresa Garrett. This award honors agencies, individuals, organizations, or media for depicting exemplary public health nursing, especially through legislative, professional, or public advocacy.
Congratulations to the Huntsman at Home team! Karen Titchener, Dr. Kathi Mooney, Karen Ameloot, Dr. Lorinda Coombs, Dr. Brock O’ Neil, Dr. Richard Nelson, Dr. Benjamin Haaland, Dr. Jordan McPherson, Dr. Anne Kirchhoff, and Dr. John Ward presented at the 2020 American Academy of Home Care Medicine Virtual Annual Meeting – A World of Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Home Care Medicine. The team received the best poster award for their presentation titled Huntsman at Home: Health Care Utilization Outcomes from a Hospital at Home Trial.
Drs. Christopher Stucky, Marla De Jong, and Felichism Kabo presented at the 2020 TriService Nursing Research Program Virtual Dissemination Course. The team received the second-place abstract award for their presentation titled The Paradox of Network Inequality: Differential Impacts of Status and Influence on Surgical Team Communication.
Dr. Gwen Latendresse and members of her team delivered three presentations at The International Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health Virtual Biennial Meeting – Innovations in Research, Policy and Clinical Care – that took place October 5-7, 2020.
· Latendresse G, Iacob E, Pentecost R. A Promising Approach to Reducing Perinatal Depression in Rural & Urban Communities: A Telementalhealth Pilot Study.
· Pentecost R, Latendresse G. Experiences with Technology & Telehealth among Women with Perinatal Depression.
· Dearden S, Parameswaran UD, Merced K, Latendresse G. “I have to know I have it:” Depression among Latina Women – Focus Group Findings and Implications for Practice.
Miller LM, Utz RL, Supiano K, Lund D, Caserta MS. Health profiles of spouse caregivers: the role of active coping and the risk for developing prolonged grief symptoms. Soc Sci Med. 2020;266;113455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.113455
Kudos to all who diligently practice “safe six” – stay 6 feet from others, wear your mask when with anyone outside your household, wash your hands often, be extra safe if you’re at high risk, stay home when sick, and get tested if you have symptoms.