Navigation Links
$1.76 million federal grant to support palliative care program at CWRU nursing school
Date:6/3/2013

CLEVELANDMedical advancements that extend the lives of patients with cancer, heart failure and other serious chronic diseases have created another need: more clinicians skilled in specialized care for people with terminal illnesses.

Acknowledging this need, Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing has received a five-year, $1.76 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) for a pre- and postdoctoral fellowship program in what is known as palliative care.

Palliative care focuses on providing relief from pain, stress and other symptoms to improve quality of life for both the patient and his or her family. But the work also involves sorting through end-of-life preferenceshighly sensitive and personal discussions that require special preparation and ability.

"It's a pretty unique skill to be able to talk to people about death and dying," said Barbara Daly, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Gertrude Perkins Oliva Professor in Oncology Nursing, who secured the grant. "Palliative-care nurses and doctors are really skilled at counseling, guiding and coaching patients through the decision-making process."

Daly, professor of nursing and biomedical ethics at Case Western Reserve and director of clinical ethics at University Hospitals, knows first-hand. The former intensive-care unit nurse estimates she's had those difficult conversations with thousands of patients during the last 20 years specializing in palliative care.

The NINR grant will provide support for eight predoctoral and nine postdoctoral fellows. The nursing school, the only one nationally that offers a master's program specifically combining oncology and palliative care, has begun recruiting students for the program.

Long-term, the goal is to train nurse scientists, who will, in turn, advance the knowledge and understanding of how to provide effective palliation that improves the quality of life for patients wit
'/>"/>

Contact: Susan Griffith
susan.griffith@case.edu
216-368-1004
Case Western Reserve University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Eliademy Brings Classroom into Your Pocket, including Millions of Moodle Courses
2. DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Pleased with Judge’s Decision to Uphold $8.3 Million Award in California DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Trial
3. Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) Market to Reach $867.8 Million by 2017 at a CAGR of 30.4% - New Report by MarketsandMarkets
4. Seamless Medical Systems Raises $2 Million in Funding
5. The Tourism Authority of Thailand Predicts 1.42 Million Japanese Visitors in 2013 Following This Year’s Thai Tourism Festival in Tokyo
6. MDA Awards Valerion Therapeutics $1.2 Million to Continue Myotubular Myopathy Research
7. Health Reform Saving Young Adults Millions for ER Care: Study
8. DePuy ASR Lawsuit Update: Parker Waichman LLP Commends Judge’s Refusal of Appeal for New Trial; DePuy Still Must Pay $8.3 Million Verdict
9. DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Update: Rottenstein Law Group LLP Comments on Upheld $8.3 Million ASR Verdict
10. DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuit Judge Upholds $8.3 Million Verdict in Nation’s First Trial Stemming from 2010 DePuy ASR Recall, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
11. $15 million to develop mobile device data collection system to monitor family planning initiatives
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... September 02, 2014 NAPW ... Healthcare, LLC as a 2014 Professional Woman of the ... for leadership in office management. As the largest, most-recognized ... virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of ... over 600,000 members and nearly 300 Local Chapters. , ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... NAPW honors ... Orthopedics Pain Treatment & Cardiology, as a ... is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership ... organization of women in the country, spanning virtually ... Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Spine Team ... annual Reader’s Choice ‘Best of 2014’ award based on ... Northeast Tarrant County, Las Colinas & Coppell, Rockwall & ... would like to thank our patients and the residents ... Texas as LIVING magazine’s ‘Best of 2014’ in the ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... an innovative Washington State University study of deadly force ... black people. But when it came time to shoot, ... longer to pull the trigger against them than against ... the recent Journal of Experimental Criminology , grow ... disproportionate number of ethnic and racial minorities shot by ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... UWDress.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and ... green bridesmaid dresses for its new and old ... company’s online category. What’s more, they are offered at ... offer is specially launched to celebrate the coming of ... have won great appreciation from worldwide clients. Now, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Victoria Smith, Office Manager at Apex Healthcare, LLC, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Laura Brinkley, Manager, Gibson Orthopedics Pain Treatment & Cardiology Clinic, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:Spine Team Texas chosen in LIVING Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2Health News:WSU 'deadly force' lab finds racial disparities in shootings 2Health News:WSU 'deadly force' lab finds racial disparities in shootings 3Health News:2014 Lime Green Bridesmaid Dresses Offered At UWDress.com 2
... could help keep ones mind working.The study also found those ... fat have an increased risk of cognitive impairment during middle ... eat could play a role in your risk for dementia. ... with a lower risk of dementia. Researchers in the Netherlands ...
... in the recent issue of British Medical Journal say ... suicides and suicidal attempts.// ,Depression is characterized ... activities, low levels of self-esteem and confidence, and in ... and suicide. ,Clinical depression, also known as ...
... thyroid problem may have a lower risk of developing ... have shown that one of the circulating thyroid hormones ... mammary gland cells responded to thyroid hormones , population ... thyroid hormone and breast cancer. ,In a recent ...
... recent study researchers suggest that women drink wine to keep their ... wine is good for the heart. Although much of the research ... men, it is still not clear why moderate amounts of wine ... effects of wine on women’s hearts, the alcohol habits of 102 ...
... research conducted by Northwestern University about the effects of epidural ... analgesic given at the early stages of labor does not ... in their final term were observed for the study. All ... women who were given epidural in the early stages of ...
... onset wheezing is associated with high levels of allergies, ... the longest duration of wheezing also appear to have ... later in childhood end up with the same characteristics ... involved nearly 1,500 children born on the Isle of ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Medina Medical announced ... and member of the Board of Directors on August ... device development and commercialization experience, including over a decade ... previously served as a Partner of the medical device ... CEO of two Foundry start-ups. Mr. Engelson previously served ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets has ... Therapeutics Market & Pipeline Insight 2014" report to ... to prevent and eradicate the prevalence of cancer have ... confined to low specificity, safety and large number of ... a better solution. It has been discovered that peptides ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Research ... "Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment ... Research and Development Trend Forecast of ... 2014-2018 mainly analyzes China,s pharmaceutical ... supply & demand, competition landscape, and business performance of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Medina Medical Announces Erik T. Engelson Joins as Chief Executive Officer 2Global Peptide Cancer Therapeutics Market & Pipeline Insight 2014 2Research and Development Trend Forecast of Pharmaceutical Equipment Market in China, 2014-2018 2
... UBM Live today announced details of the ... pharmaceutical contract services and outsourcing. ICSE, hosted from June ... the most international pharmaceutical events line-up in China, which ... pharma machinery and equipment, BioPh China for the biopharmaceuticals ...
... Stereotaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: STXS ) today ... 31, 2011.  First quarter results included continued strong momentum ... Odyssey™ systems and growth in recurring revenue.  In addition, ... which enhances the efficiency and versatility of the Niobe ...
Cached Medicine Technology:ICSE China to Offer Inaugural Conference Programme in 2011 2ICSE China to Offer Inaugural Conference Programme in 2011 3Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 2Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 3Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 4Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 5Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 6Stereotaxis Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 7
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: