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PhD Student Spotlight - Jennifer DiBenedetto

Posted On: Mar 1, 2018 Posted By: Jennifer DiBenedetto Tags: academic programs, phd, phd in nursing

GSN Spotlight

The primary reason why I enrolled in a Ph.D. program was to learn how to adequately interpret and conduct research involving complementary therapies. I have been a Reiki practitioner for nearly five years; however, there is inadequate research validating its effectiveness as an alternative approach for hospitalized patients. The limited research that I have been able to find is biased or poorly executed.... READ MORE

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What Sets PhD in Nursing Program Apart

Posted On: Dec 7, 2017 Posted By: Carol Bova Tags: academic programs, phd, phd in nursing

What Sets PhD in Nursing Program Apart

The PhD program at UMass Medical School's Graduate School of Nursing is designed for students who are interested in advancing nursing care and improving health outcomes. The majority of our students are employed nurses who want to continue working as educators or clinicians while in a PhD program; thus, we have created a program that caters to this need. Classes are heldheld... READ MORE

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3 Essential Things to Know About Perioperative Nursing

Posted On: Dec 1, 2017 Posted By: Thereza Ayad Tags: contact hours, continuing education, periop101, perioperative nursing

3 Essential Things to Know About Perioperative Nursing

When looking at the Perioperative nursing career, a nurse must first receive additional training to learn the roles of circulating and scrub nursing, as it is required for the role. Training requires a preparation course to learn the evidence-based practices and rationale for the completion of tasks or processes.  Additionally, training should include hands-on practicum in a lab to simulate scenarios that prepare the registered nurse for an on-site/hospital practicum with a preceptor... READ MORE 

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