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Living Independently for Elders Celebrates 10 Years of Caring for Seniors in West Philadelphia With Block Party
May 6, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing’s Living Independently for Elders program will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a neighborhood party on Saturday, May 16. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 4508 Chestnut St. Since 1998, LIFE has provided all-inclusive health care to more than 650 Southwest and West Philadelphia seniors.
Living Independently for Elders Celebrates 10 Years of Caring for Seniors in West Philadelphia With Block Party
May 6, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The Living Independently for Elders program, a service owned and operated by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, is celebrating its 10th anniversary of providing al-inclusive health care to more than 650 Southwest and West Philadelphia seniors with a cake-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 13. from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Living Independently For Elders to Honor Its Founders
May 6, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — The Living Independently For Elders program of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing will honor its four founders at a wine and cheese reception on Monday, May 11, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the LIFE center, 4508 Chestnut St. LIFE allows low-income seniors who would otherwise need nursing-home care the option to remain in their homes and receive all preventative, primary, acute and long-term health services at the LIFE center.
Penn Nursing Dean Inducted Into Girl Scouts "Take the Lead" Hall of Fame
March 27, 2009
PHILADELPHIA — Afaf Meleis, the dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, was inducted into the “Take the Lead” Hall of Fame by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania earlier this week at an awards ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel.
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Offers Graduate Post-Master's Certificate in Sleep
January 26, 2009
PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing has created the first post-graduate program to focus on sleep and sleep disorders. The graduate post-master’s certificate in sleep is a one-year program that offers an interdisciplinary approach to sleep medicine, combining online courses with clinical experiences and preparing students to manage 80 sleep disorders.
Penn Nursing Study Finds Skin Color Plays Significant Role in Failure to Detect Rape Injuries
October 21, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — Researchers the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that victims of sexual assault with dark skin are less likely than those with light skin to have their injuries identified, documented and treated, leaving them disadvantaged in the health-care and criminal-justice systems, according to a new study published in the November issue of The American Journal of Emergency Medicine.
Penn Partnership Designed to Eliminate Childhood Obesity Takes First Prize in Pediatric Conference Contest
July 9, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — Students from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Pediatric Acute/Chronic and Oncology Nurse Practitioner program earned first place for their research poster at the 24th Annual Pediatric Nursing National Conference in Las Vegas.
$10M R01 from NIH for a multi-site clinical trial awarded to Dr. Martha Curley
March 25, 2008
Martha Curley, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Nursing, has received a five-year $10M R01 award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, co-funded by the National Institute for Nursing Research, for a multi-site clinical trial, “Sedation Management in Pediatric Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure Study.”
University of Pennsylvania Honored With National Award for General Community Service
February 11, 2008
PHILADELPHIA -- The University of Pennsylvania is one of three schools nationwide selected to receive the Presidential Award for General Community Service from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The others are Otterbein College in Ohio and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Congressman Chakah Fattah Will Speak at Penn on Diversity in the Nursing Profession
February 6, 2008
PHILADELPHIA –- U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah will speak about the need for diversity in nursing, a profession in which 95 percent of registered nurses are white women and the median age is 45, on Monday, Feb. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania. The seminar, sponsored by the Penn School of Nursing, will be held in the Bodeck Lounge of Houston Hall on the Penn campus. The event is free and open to the public.