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Project Enhances Teamwork Among Varied Health Professions

By | October 6, 2015

FAU and Boca Raton Regional Hospital have partnered on a unique project to eliminate barriers between healthcare disciplines and build crucial communication and teambuilding skills to support collaboration.

Nursing Home Guide Will Help Avoid Unneeded Hospitalizations

By | October 1, 2015

FAU has received a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award for a guide for nursing home residents and their families to help them make optimal decisions concerning hospitalizations.

Medical Researcher's Gift Establishes Chair in Nursing

By | September 22, 2015

The Dr. Elizabeth E. Force Chair for Healthcare Research will bring a national leader in nursing research to serve in a key leadership role in the College.

Neuroscientist Develops New, Rapid Dementia Screening Tool

By | August 17, 2015

Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to administer.

Study Shows Lack of Meaning in Life Linked to Addiction

By | August 17, 2015

A commonly used treatment in addiction is the 12-step model developed in the 1930s. Yet, surprisingly, there is no clear understanding about how to nurture spirituality among people struggling with addictions.

FAU's Unique Alzheimer's Study on Spouse-Caregiver Relationships

By | July 13, 2015

In a unique study conducted at the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing at Florida Atlantic University, researchers looked at how couples affected by Alzheimer's disease maintained their relationships, over the course ... Moreof many years of marriage, and uncovered 10 patterns of communication that help couples sustain engagement in their relationships.

 
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