Searching for clues in electronic health records could steer dementia patients to better treatment and follow-up examinations — especially patients from minority groups that tend to be less likely to receive specialized care.
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.
As the first pediatric nurse scholar jointly hired by the School of Nursing and the American Family Children’s Hospital, Dr. Anne Ersig, PhD, RN, splits her time between her clinical colleagues on one side of the street and her research peers and students on the other.
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.
Maichou Lor, who received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, was born in a refugee camp in Thailand before her family immigrated to Madison. Lor is the first Hmong-American nurse to earn a PhD in the U.S.
Professor Ga Eon Lee, a visiting scholar at the School of Nursing, seeks a deeper understanding of what nursing staff experience in long-term care hospitals.
School of Nursing faculty members Barbara King and Barbara Bowers have earned awards from the Midwest Nursing Research Society.
Assistant Professor Tonya Roberts is reimagining long-term care to make nursing homes feel more like home.
Luo Dan, a visiting scholar from Wuhan, China, hopes to develop an electronic asthma management app for parents of young children.
By Chris Barncard, UW–Madison News Laughter may get a lot of credit, but Barbara King makes walking sound like the best medicine. “We know it maintains our health and well-being,” says King, a University of …