Ruth Anderson, Michael Cary and Beth Merwin co-authored an article entitled "Performance-based outcomes of inpatient rehabilitation facilities treating hip fracture patients in the United States" that has been published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Beth Merwin has been invited to serve as a member of the Healthcare Research Training (HCRT) study section of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) effective Friday, May 1. The committee is one of the standing study sections of the Health Services Research Initial Review Group.
Michael Cary and Elizabeth Merwin co-authored an article entitled "Changes in payment regulation and acute care use for total hip replacement: trends in length of stay, costs, and discharge, 1997 - 2012" in the Journal of Rehabilitation Nursing.
Elizabeth “Beth” Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, joined Duke University School of Nursing as Executive Vice-Dean, effective July 1, 2012. As the School’s first Executive Vice-Dean, Dr. Merwin will provide senior leadership to the School’s academic and research enterprises and direct the integration of the operational activities of these areas. "Dr. Merwin is an accomplished nursing and health services researcher whose work has focused on improving care for underserved and rural populations," said Dean Catherine L.
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) in partnership with the Durham VA Medical Center (VAMC) receives grant for the Veterans Affairs Nursing Partnership Graduate Education (VANP-GE) Program. DUSON is one of six nursing schools nationwide selected for the program through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
DUSON and its faculty, students and staff were very visible throughout the National League for Nursing (NLN) annual Education Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada this month. Here are the highlights:
Michael Cary along with colleagues Wei Pan, Rick Sloane, Janet Bettger, Beth Merwin, Ruth Anderson, and Duke Medicine's Helen Hoenig recently published an article entitled "Self-care and Mobility following Post-Acute Rehabilitation for Older Adults with Hip Fracture: A Multilevel Analysis" in the January issue of Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Michael Cary and Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin published an article entitled "Changes in Payment Regulation and Acute Care Use for Total Hip Replacement: Trends in Length of Stay, Costs, and Discharge, 1997-2012" in the March/April issue of Rehabilitation Nursing.
The article was also selected as one for which readers can receive continuing education credits.
Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin recently presented a lecture entitled "Serving the Rural Underserved in Changing Times" at West Virginia University (WVU) School of Nursing for the Judy C. Kandzari Memorial Lectureship. Click here to learn more.