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Study examines NC cancer patient emergency department visits

May 23, 2011 | In Faculty, News, Research Tags: , , ,

When cancer patients experience medical problems, they may visit emergency departments, but how often and for what reasons, there is little data. A first-ever study of emergency room use by oncology patients in North Carolina was published in the May 23, 2011 online issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Authors hope the study can give them information so that they can target clinical problems to improve delivery of quality cancer care, thus avoiding emergency room visits.

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Men in Nursing Grows; AAMN Chapter at Carolina Since 1990

August 25, 2010 | In Faculty, Research Tags: , , , ,

Message from Dr. Ed Halloran:

Colleagues and friends,

The latest census of nurses is out and shows there are an estimated 202,169 men in nursing, 6.6% of all 3,063,163 RNs who hold a license in the USA. [Source: The Registered Nurse Population: Initial Findings from the 2008 National Sample Survey of RNs;http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/healthworkforce/rnsurvey/initialfindings2008.pdf

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Preventing and Managing Chronic Conditions–International Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, March 23-25, 2011

August 25, 2010 | In Faculty, Research Tags: , , , ,

The UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing is co-sponsoring the Second International Conference on Prevention and Management of Chronic conditions and the World Congress on Self-care Deficit Nursing Theory that will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, March 23 – 25 2011.

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