NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU Receives $2 Million Grant for Advanced Nursing Program

By | August 30, 2016

FAU's College of Nursing will use the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to grow South Florida's primary care workforce and address unmet health care needs of underserved populations.

New Chair of College of Nursing Advisory Board

By | July 12, 2016

Teresa "Terry" Fedele, a nurse and retired hospital executive who has served as a member of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing's Advisory Board since 2013, will now serve as chair of the board.

Driving, Dementia - Gauging Safe Driving in Older Adults

By | July 6, 2016

Almost half of all drivers are over the age of 65. With declining cognitive processes in older adults such as Alzheimer's disease, there is concern for public safety and unsafe driving in this population.

Grant Helps Health Center Expand Care for Patients in Need

By | June 28, 2016

FAU's Westgate Community Health Center has received a $600,000 grant from the Farris Foundation to increase access to nurse-led primary and mental care services for underserved populations.

Study Reveals if Spirituality Helps Grieving Parents Cope

By | June 8, 2016

A racially and ethnically diverse nursing study examined parents' mental health and personal growth following their child's death in the hospital, and the role of spirituality or religion in helping them cope.

Nursing Students, Faculty Offer Helping Hand to Feet in Need

By | April 26, 2016

Among the many health issues that negatively impact the homeless, issues related to their feet are ever present and often left untreated resulting in significant health risks and decreased quality of life.

‘U.S. News & World Report’ Ranks Graduate Nursing Programs

By | April 1, 2016

FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing rapidly rises to No. 44 and No. 46 in latest "U.S. News & World Report" national ranking of best graduate nursing programs.

New Grant for College of Nursing Doctoral Nursing Students

By | March 29, 2016

The College of Nursing has received a grant from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to fund doctoral nursing students as part of a national initiative to support 1,000 nurse scholars.

INTERACT Contributes to Fewer Nursing Home Hospitalizations

By | March 21, 2016

Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers or INTERACT(TM) was implemented in phase I of The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' initiative to reduce avoidable hospitalizations for nursing home residents.

FAU Hosts Pre-Health Professions Day

By | March 15, 2016

Pre-Health Professions Day is an opportunity for FAU undergraduates, graduates, and the community to talk with admissions representatives from health-related graduate and professional programs.