Academic Digest

Nursing Term Paper Published in Professional Journal

As part of a Forensic Nursing course for her Master of Science in Nursing Leadership: Legal Nurse Consultant program, Ruchoma Domosh conducted extensive research into child maltreatment among medically fragile children. In a term paper she explained that this maltreatment seldom has a single cause. More often it results from multiple factors, including child behaviors and limitations; caregivers…
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Nursing Alum Leads State Professional Association

Christopher E. Otto, MSN, RN, CHFN, PCCN, CCRN, is the new executive director of the Delaware Nurses Association. Otto, who earned his BSN at Wilmington University, is back at WilmU working towards his second graduate degree in the Master of Business Administration program…
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MSN Alum Wins National Nurse Leadership Award

For making a positive impact in treating patients with substance abuse, Annamarie Flick, a nurse manager at ChristianaCare, was awarded the HealthImpact DAISY Nurse Leader Award in Policy. She is one of only six award recipients nationwide to be recognized this year for…
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Nurse Practitioner Students Complete Clinicals via Telehealth

When the COVID-19 pandemic displaced students involved in clinical studies, the Nurse Practitioner Faculty Team pivoted to develop a comprehensive set of guidelines for students to use telehealth as a modality for care delivery and assessment. Dr. Melody Randle, MSN NP program chair, teamed with Dr. Lori Irelan, regional chair, Dr. Stacey Graves, and Dr. Lynn Thomas-Bauer to create an…
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Nursing Leadership Student Steps Up During Pandemic

Susannah Manupule, an MSN Leadership Education student, is already a leader in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, in which she’s served for 10 years. A captain stationed at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, she is the Assistant Clinical Nurse Officer in Charge…
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A Need to Meet the Need

Dr. Barbara Sartell sees the patient, not just the problem. The idea that it is much more important to know what sort of patient has a disease than what sort of disease a patient has, is credited often to Sir William Osler (1849–1919), one of the founding physicians of…
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Family Bands Together to Donate Blood

As chair of Health Sciences in the College of Health Professions, Dr. Angela Herman knows the importance of a healthy blood platelet count. It’s an issue that impacts her family outside of academia. Her husband, Mike, has been treated for multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer, for seven years. Recently, Mike’s platelet count dropped to 30, well beneath the 150 that’s necessary needed…
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Interns Hired to Connect COVID-19 Patients with Care

Two College of Health Professions interns in ChristianaCare’s Care Management Department have been hired by the health system to support patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ned Bates is a care connector, who monitors Electronic Health Records (EHR) to facilitate patient…
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DNP Candidate Helps Patients at Liberia Clinic

Sigrid Marfo, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate, is already a successful, certified registered nurse-anesthetist who shared her skills helping patients in a clinic in Liberia — and also met the president of the West Africa nation. Liberia’s President George Weah visited Sigrid Marfo and other health care providers who participated in the Operation International Medical…
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