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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.