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CURRENT ISSUE: WINTER 2008
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Features
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A CONVERSATION WITH NURSE LEADER HEATHER M. YOUNG

Heather M. Young, a nationally recognized expert in gerontological nursing and rural health, talks about her decisions to move to Sacramento and build a transformational school of nursing from the ground up.

 

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LEARNING AS A TEAM TO WORK AS A TEAM FOR IMPROVED PATIENT CARE

In today's health-care environment, increasingly complex lifestyle diseases – cancer, heart diseases and diabetes – require that individuals are treated by teams made up of nurses with specialized expertise, physicians in different disciplines and other health-care professionals. The establishment of the new Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing will offer an educational curriculum that prepares students for this new multidisciplinary approach to health care.


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TEAM ASSESSMENT OF HOSPITAL PATIENTS AIMED AT IMPROVING OUTCOMES, SATISFACTION

Team rounding is anchored in the belief that close collaboration with all members of the patient-care team results in safe, effective care.

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CREATING THE NURSE LEADERS OF TOMORROW

More than two dozen thought leaders in nursing came together earlier this fall at a summit sponsored by UC Davis. Their mission was a lofty one – to identify current and future challenges in health care and create a roadmap for a nursing education curriculum that can meet the needs of the 21st century.


 

 

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Nursing students at the new Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis will learn shoulder-to-shoulder with UC Davis School of Medicine students to enhance the effectiveness of health-care teams of the future. In this photo, physician Suzanne Eidson-Ton, second from left, assesses patient-monitoring reports with medical student Emilie Dahod, left; nurse Krista Furuta, second from right; and nurse intern Melissa Paras, right.

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