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New Creativity Suite Provides a Space for Team Research

February 19, 2014 | In Education, Events, Faculty, News, Research, Students Tags:

This week, the SON Office of Research Support and Consultation unveiled a new Creativity Suite. The Center, which is located in 2700 Carrington Hall (a room generously named by the Copernicus Group IRB), was designed to promote innovation and encourage collaboration.

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Medicare Beneficiaries Return to Emergency Rooms After Nursing Home Discharge

February 18, 2014 | In Faculty, News, Research Tags:

Nursing homes are widely used by Medicare beneficiaries who require rehabilitation after hospital stays. But according to a recent study led by a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, a high percentage of Medicare patients who are discharged from nursing homes will return to the hospital or the emergency room within 30 days.

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ANS President McKenzie Jenkins Launches Tar Heel Wellness Challenge

January 16, 2014 | In Education, News, Research, Students

On January 10th, BSN student McKenzie Jenkins launched a campus-wide health initiative called the Tar Heel Wellness Challenge. The program invites UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff to complete biweekly challenges and make posts about the challenge on Facebook.

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