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Share Your Thoughts, RNs!

A short survey is being conducted to explore the perceptions of registered nurses regarding the current status and anticipated future of the nursing profession.

Laser 2014: 34th ASLMS Annual Conference

Date: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 08:00 to Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 17:00
Location: 
Phoenix Convention Center/Phoenix Downtown Hotel Phoenix, AZ
United States
Description: 

Laser 2014, the 34th Annual Conference of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery, Inc. (ASLMS), is slated to take place April 2-6, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ.

AMERSA 37th Annual Conference

Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 08:00 to Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 14:30
Location: 
DoubleTree Hotel Bethesda, MD
United States
Description: 

AMERSA, the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, seeks abstract submissions of recent substance abuse research and substance abuse education innovations for the 2013 AMERSA 37th Annual Conference held in Washington, DC, November 7-9,

Genetic research gets a $6.5 million boost

Genetic research gets a $6.5 million boost

The funding underwrites research regarding the relationship between genetics and aggressive prostate cancer in African Americans, the connection between viruses and cervical cancer, and the role of genes in asthma and obesity among children.

Mobility limitations in African Americans linked to depressive symptoms

Mobility limitations in African Americans linked to depressive symptoms

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has led a study displaying a relation between demographic health issues and mobility limitation. Researchers found that depressed African American women had almost three times the odds of mobility limitations than those who are not depressed.

Study shows minority women more likely to die during or soon after childbirth

Study shows minority women more likely to die during or soon after childbirth

A recent study hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that minority women in the United States are more likely to die during or soon after childbirth than white women.

Nursing Professor Receives Nearly $1 Million in Funding for Landmark Research Study

“I’ve always been interested in designing interventions that are targeted to improving the health outcomes of high-risk populations--particularly children, adolescents, pregnant teens and mothers,” says Luz Porter, RN-CS (FNP), PhD, a graduate professor at Florida International University School

Trust: The Barrier Between Minorities and Clinical Research

Trust: The Barrier Between Minorities and Clinical Research

Given the major health issues disproportionately affecting minorities, there are life-altering reasons to target such communities for clinical trials and research. But doing so requires combating lingering mistrust, reaching out to neighborhood allies, and even educating yourself.

Eureka! Investigating Careers in Research

Do you like to ask questions and discover answers? Consider joining the ranks of minority nurse scientists!

Researching With Respect

Nurses conducting research in American Indian communities must learn to be more culturally sensitive to tribes’ unique needs

The Power of Partnerships

Two nursing schools’ collaborative project to cultivate the next generation of minority nurse scientists has become a highly praised national model for researching solutions to health disparities

EXCEEDing the Standard

The federally funded EXCEED program is taking minority health disparities research to the next level--by turning information into intervention

Careers in Rural Minority Health

Careers in Rural Minority Health

From the Mississippi Delta to remote Indian reservations, rural communities of color are among the most medically underserved in the nation--and the need for more nurses is especially acute

Trialblazers

An innovative new program in Columbus, Ohio, is focusing aggressively on eliminating racial and ethnic cancer disparities--with a special emphasis on increasing minority patients’ participation in clinical trials

Using Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Minority Health Outcomes

Using Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Minority Health Outcomes

With its emphasis on providing patients with the best possible care based on current best evidence from clinical research, evidence-based practice can be a powerful tool for closing the gap of racial and ethnic health disparities.

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