Linda Sarna, an internationally recognized scholar in promoting the role of nursing in tobacco control and oncology research focused on patients with lung cancer, has been appointed dean of the UCLA School of Nursing.
Think “scientific research” and one may imagine doctors, Ph.D.s or technicians toiling away in the lab. But many people don’t realize that nurses do research as well.
Using the technology could improve nursing education by reducing the role of subjective assessments and by providing more consistent evaluations.
UCLA study shows men and women had opposite responses in a part of the brain related to emotions and blood pressure control during blood pressure trials.
Grassroots outreach efforts are cited for participation in signing end-of-life documents, but there is room for improvement, a UCLA-led study finds.
The recognition “reflects our commitment to delivering the highest quality of care to this community,” said Karen Grimley, UCLA Health’s chief nurse executive.
Because of her experience as a cancer patient and survivor, the UCLA nursing student believes she learned invaluable lessons in the care of and compassion for patients. She graduates on Saturday with a master of science degree in nursing.
A charge nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Vandegrift oversees an ongoing stream of patients and the doctors and nurses who care for them.
People with obstructive sleep apnea show significant changes in the levels of two neurotransmitters, which could explain some of the symptoms that affect patients’ daily lives.
The study is the first to look at disease progression in the synapses, where brain cells transmit impulses.
Eunice Lee is the architect of KIM-CHI, a community-based program that induces more Korean-American immigrant women to get breast cancer screenings.
Two former football players who are now studying at UCLA School of Nursing are part of a trend of more men pursuing nursing careers.
The creation of China’s first long-distance, web-based smoking cessation program, encouraged more nurses to get involved with helping patients quit smoking.
The voluntary credentialing program for hospitals recognizes excellence in professional nursing practice.
The money will fund a new collaboration among primary care clinics, community-based organizations and educational institutions throughout Riverside County.
Students at a high school in La Cañada Flintridge participate in a School of Nursing research project on congenital heart disease at the request of a beloved teacher.
The moon does not influence the timing of human births or hospital admissions, a new UCLA study finds, confirming what scientists have known for decades.
The new program will provide opportunities for nurses and physicians to serve as full partners in health care redesign, improvement and research.
While Americans are living longer and remaining relatively healthy, they are decidedly not interested in spending their golden years in assisted living or skilled nursing homes, a panel of experts unanimously agreed at a recent UCLA Anderson conference.
A group of nursing students and faculty members on an educational mission were enthusiastically welcomed in Havana following news of closer relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
Researchers at the UCLA School of Nursing have found that people suffering from sleep apnea have weaker brain blood flow that can lead to brain damage.
A UCLA School of Nursing study found that young adults believe that hookah smoking is not harmful to their health, despite warnings from the CDC that it's just as dangerous as cigarettes.
Sarna, who holds the Lulu Wolf Hassenplug Chair, will serve a one-year term while Dean Courtney Lyder is on leave.
Thirty years ago, the Union Rescue Mission in downtown L.A. contacted the UCLA School of Nursing with an intriguing request: Would the school be interested in providing services to homeless adults and children staying at the mission?