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Most Hospice Workers Don't Have an Advance Directive

By | November 9, 2017

A new study finds that the majority of hospice providers don't have end-of-life wishes themselves. Procrastination, fear of the subject and costs were reported as the most common barriers.

Nursing Home Guide Could Save U.S. Millions of Dollars

By | August 8, 2017

An innovative yet simple and inexpensive approach using a guide for residents in nursing homes and their families could have a dramatic impact nationwide on health care savings, morbidity and quality of life.

FAU Receives $1.4 Million Grant for Nurse Practitioners

By | July 18, 2017

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received a $1.4 million federal grant to prepare nurse practitioners to deliver primary care services for underserved populations in Broward County.

FAU's College of Nursing Launches New Online Program

By | June 13, 2017

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is launching a new online Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner concentration that will be offered as a post-master's certificate beginning in the fall.

Copaiba: Silver Bullet or Snake Oil?

By | June 6, 2017

Researchers caution that randomized trials are needed to discern whether treatment with the essential oil copaiba is effective or that it turns out to be "yet another beautiful hypothesis slain by ugly facts."

FAU Study and New Tool Proves 'All Is Not Lost' to Dementia

By | May 11, 2017

A researcher in FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has developed the first tool to accurately measure communication in couples affected by dementia.

Detecting and Treating Alzheimer's Disease at Home

By | May 1, 2017

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has received a grant to test a novel mechanism for early detection and treatment of Alzheimer's disease in the home setting in underserved communities.

Nursing Programs Ranked in Latest 'U.S. News & World Report'

By | March 14, 2017

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing is ranked for its Doctor of Nursing program and for its Master of Science Nursing program by the 'U.S. News & World Report' 2018 Best Graduate Schools Guidebook.

FAU Brain Institute Commemorates 'Brain Awareness Week'

By | March 13, 2017

Headed by molecular neuroscientist Randy Blakely, Ph.D., FAU's Brain Institute is commemorating "Brain Awareness Week" (March 13-19) to promote the public and personal benefits of brain research.

FAU Joins Collaboration to Create Veterans' Action Leagues

By | March 7, 2017

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing has joined forces with powerhouse teams of researchers as well as committed veteran leaders to improve health outcomes of military veterans.

 
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