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Sarah Collins is Applying Her Expertise in Nursing Informatics and Leveraging Computer Systems to Improve Patient Care
Sarah Collins, ’09, PhD, RN, is an assistant professor of biomedical informatics and nursing at Columbia University. She has a joint appointment in the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI)...
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This month, Columbia Nursing is launching a school-wide palliative care education program that reflects the recent development of competencies and recommendations from the American Association of...
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Congratulations to this year’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. They will be honored at Reunion and the Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner on Friday, May 4.
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Columbia Nursing and ColumbiaDoctors Partner to Provide Opioid Overdose Training for Patient Safety Week
Opioid overdose rates have more than quadrupled since 1999, making opioid overdoses now the leading cause of death in Americans under 50. Last year, the opioid epidemic claimed 64,000 American...
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Suzanne Bakken, PhD, Alumni Professor and director, Center for Evidence-based Practice in the Underserved, was among the editors of Optimizing Strategies for Clinical...
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A Role Model for Hispanic Nurses, Assistant Professor Adriana Arcia Focuses on Visualization and Consumer Health Informatics to Get Patients the Information They Need
Nursing was definitely not the first career choice of Adriana Arcia, PhD, assistant professor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in theater, studied jewelry design, was an administrative assistant,...
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Subway Derailment Simulation Showcases How Columbia Nursing Uses Cutting Edge Technology in Nursing Education
Imagine walking into an emergency room amidst chaos. A subway derailment has occurred and injured straphangers are rushing in with a range of injuries. It’s your job as a nurse practitioner to...
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Columbia Nursing’s Sandra Alvarado Talks about the critical role of the mental health NP in Primary Care
An Instructor at Columbia Nursing, Susan Alvarado says she’s seen advanced practice nursing transform before her very eyes. An alum of Columbia (‘76) and Columbia Nursing (’98), she left her job...
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Publications, Presentations, and Other News January 2018
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When Columbia Nursing Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) students Julian Piazzola ’18 and William Scott Wise ’18 first heard about an opportunity to assist a surgical mission in Ecuador...