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Filling gaps in dementia research could help patients, family

A review authored by College of Nursing researchers shows gaps in knowledge about what causes or precipitates behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). The paper was published in a special issue of Nursing Outlook as a pre-summit activity for the 2017 National Research Summit on Dementia Care October 16–17.

College of Nursing Hosts Dementia Expert from Australia

As part of the Collaborative Seminar Series, Dr. Cindy Jones of the Menzies Health Institute Queensland in Australia visited the College of Nursing and the Abramson Center for Jewish Life in August. Dr. Jones spoke on engagement of and sexual expression in persons with dementia.

DiMeglio receives scholarship from Delaware Valley GAPNA

Brittney DiMeglio, an M.S.N. student in the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner option, received a $500 award from the Outstanding Advanced Practice Nursing Student scholarship of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses...

PELI Tool used for project aiming to improve quality of life

Associate Professor Kimberly Van Haitsma serves as co-investigator for the Scripps Gerontology Center project, which uses data collected from the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI), developed by Van Haitsma College of Nursing creates Program for...

Spring Alumni and Friends Brunch

Sunday, April 3, 2016 Fourth Annual Hartford Center Alumni and Friends Spring Brunch 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Nittany Lion Inn, Assembly Room "Healthy Aging, Healthy Systems in the Twenty-first Century" Keynote Speaker: Heather M. Young, Ph.D., RN, FAAN Associate...