The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is one of several organizations hosting a one-day Native Nations Nursing Summit in Menominee as part of an ongoing effort to increase the number of Native nurses in Wisconsin, particularly in American Indian communities. Currently, Native American populations experience significant health disparities compared to the U.S. population as a whole.
A new toolkit from the School of Nursing prepares professionals, like pharmacists, as well as family members and other front-line staff to face and handle situations involving dementia patients.
Dr. Barbara J. Bowers and her team aim to reduce staff attrition and elevate practice perceptions with Geri-Res, an online long-term care nurse residency program.
Despite the challenges Anna Melville faces at Sennett Middle School—workload, complex conditions, limited resources—Melville sees more opportunities than limitations, and she is quick to point out that that is why she’s here.