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Podcast: Exploring the Importance of Resilience in Healthcare 1000 1000 admin

Podcast: Exploring the Importance of Resilience in Healthcare

Season 2, Episode 1: Little Moments Of Light Within this episode Dr. Michael Ungar, founder and Director of the Resilience Research Centre at Dalhousie University, shares his wealth of knowledge on the key elements of resilience. His research focuses on the impact of the environment on our resilience. You’ll hear about the complexities of resilience and what healthcare providers can do to support their own resilience. Click Here to listen…

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The Cost of Doing Business in High Stress Environments with Dr. Kathy Kain 640 640 admin

The Cost of Doing Business in High Stress Environments with Dr. Kathy Kain

Podcast Season 2|Episode 3 In this episode Dr. Kathy Kain discusses the science behind a somatic approach to help heal the impacts of stress and trauma. She also describes how the body responds to the experiences of our lives, and gives important recommendations for how to support ourselves when working in high stress environments. Click Here to listen to the Podcast   About Kathy L. Kain, Ph.D. Kathy L. Kain…

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Horsford, García, Barragán Introduce Resolution to Designate National Hispanic Nurses Day 150 150 admin

Horsford, García, Barragán Introduce Resolution to Designate National Hispanic Nurses Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Representatives Steven Horsford (NV-04), Jesús G. “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Nannette Diaz Barragán (CA-44) introduced a resolution to designate September 22 as National Hispanic Nurses Day to recognize the strength and dedication of Hispanic nurses and thank them for their service to their communities. “Throughout the course of the pandemic, nurses have demonstrated a profound commitment to keeping Americans safe,” said Congressman Steven Horsford. “Even before…

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MINDBODYSTRONG™

MINDBODYSTRONG™ is an evidence-based cognitive skills-building program launched by The Ohio State University College of Nursing. The goal of MINDBODYSTRONG™ is to improve resiliency and self-protective factors for the overall well-being of clinicians. MINDBODYSTRONG™ consists of 7 weekly sessions aimed to improve overall mental and physical health and support positive adaptation to stress, anxiety and depression. The sessions provide in-between practice to establish and support the positive behavior patterns and are in a manualized format. The…

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Statement on Violence Against Black Men

The Nevada Action Coalition (NAC) calls for an end to the inhumane treatment of people of color. The racial violence and senseless killing of black people especially black men, who have been killed by the hands of law enforcement more than any other race, must STOP now. Those responsible must be held accountable including law enforcement officers, who are charged with protecting ALL people.  Our elected officials must bring forth…

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Patsy Ruchala named dean of Orvis School of Nursing 150 150 admin

Patsy Ruchala named dean of Orvis School of Nursing

Patsy L. Ruchala, DNSc, RN, has been named dean of the Orvis School of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Reno, following a decision by the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents meeting earlier this month. The reorganization reinstates the Orvis School of Nursing as an independent school led by a dean after 24 years. The change is effective Oct. 1, 2016. Ruchala said the reinstatement is significant…

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UNLV Named National Center of Excellence for Nursing Education

The university was recognized for sustained excellence in student learning and professional development in nursing and became the first institution in Nevada to earn this distinction. “This is a testament to the teaching excellence, dedication, and innovation that our faculty demonstrate daily,” said Angela Amar, dean and professor of nursing at UNLV. “We’re committed to delivering innovative educational experiences that transform student learning and advance the health of Nevada’s citizens.”…

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Dr. Fildes, NAC Recommendation Champion, Inducted to the American Academy of Nursing 150 150 admin

Dr. Fildes, NAC Recommendation Champion, Inducted to the American Academy of Nursing

Dr. Fildes is a leader who demonstrates passion and sustained commitment to improving health outcomes of persons in the US and Philippines who suffer from tobacco use and addiction in all its forms. Her unique approach has included mobilizing nurses to provide education and therapeutic interventions to improve population health in direct support of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control established to combat the global tobacco epidemic.…

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