Martha Dewey Bergren, DNS '03, MS '92, says school nursing is a calling. It is a powerful opportunity for nurses to drive change to improve child health within schools and throughout the community through policy and education.
PhD student Ashleigh Holmes, along with co-author Yu-Ping Chang, senior associate dean and professor in the School of Nursing, was published in the journal Family Practice last month. Their integrative review, “Effect of Mental Health Collaborative Care Models on Primary Care Provider Outcomes,” synthesizes evidence of the impacts of the mental health collaborative care model on primary care provider outcomes. This is of particular importance as the prevalence of mental health disorders in the United States continues to rise, coupled with a shrinking primary care provider workforce.
Several students, faculty and staff will attend and present at the Eastern Nursing Research Society’s 34 Annual Scientific Sessions in Providence, Rhode Island from March 31-April 1. This year’s theme is “Charting the Path of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through Nursing Science.”