A University of Rhode Island College of Nursing professor is studying couples receiving methadone maintenance treatment for opioid use disorder and how being in recovery together influences treatment beliefs and outcomes.
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A five-year grant from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration will enhance a University of Rhode Island program that supports nursing students from historically underrepresented populations, such as those from economically disadvantaged and minority backgrounds.
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A 94 percent pass rate for NCLEX exam first-timers. A Master’s program ranked in the top 100 nationally. The opening of a state-of-the-art Nursing Education Center in Providence. These are just some of the successes achieved in the URI College of Nursing in 2017. Combine that with an incoming class of students who averaged a […]
When an accident happens, first aid delivered competently and quickly can mean the difference between a minor health scrape and a major one. The University of Rhode Island is applying that same approach to the mental health of its students, faculty and staff.
Professor Ginette Ferszt of the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing at the organization’s 2017 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference last week in Washington, D.C.
URI Nursing students provide respite for those caring for loved ones in the home A 75-year-old grandmother cares for a legally blind teenage grandson and a 10-year-old foster child with behavioral issues. A father with developmental disabilities tries alone to raise a young son who has surpassed him in cognitive ability. A young mother raising […]
Nursing simulation technology has greatly evolved since Mary Fey, associate director of the simulation educator training program at the Center for Medical Simulation in Boston, struggled with ways to incorporate a mannequin into her teaching at the University of Maryland several years ago.
A newly published article by a University of Rhode Island nursing professor tackles the complexities and controversies surrounding the Affordable Care Act, including efforts to replace the current law, the role of politics in policy-making and relevance to nursing, other health professions, patients and policymakers.
Hospitalization rates plummeted 61 percent, and emergency room visits fell 64 percent among a group of patients who received home visits from nurse practitioners and graduate students during a six-month period in 2016, according to a University of Rhode Island College of Nursing study.