A new UVA Nursing study found that a significant association exists between the presence of palliative care and nurses’ levels of “moral distress,” a driving factor in nursing burnout and professional attrition.
Recent Articles by
Christine Phelan Kueter
September 19, 2019
A study from a UVA nursing professor finds that, despite the billions spent to support such families, Medicaid waivers offer maddeningly well-intentioned, but poorly executed support.
September 05, 2019
Michelle Carroll said her nursing training prepared her to step in and provide CPR in an emergency at a local restaurant last week.
July 10, 2019
Crystal Chu, a graduate nursing student, will test a new decision aid to help breast cancer patients understand the risks inherent with preventative mastectomies.
May 22, 2019
After spending two years as a psychiatric mental health nurse at UVA Medical Center, triple-Hoo Dallas Ducar is heading to Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital this July, joining as a nurse practitioner in its Transgender Health Program.
May 07, 2019
From an early age, Burris had a passion for social justice and a booming voice that got him noticed. The son of an immigrant and a Peace Corps volunteer, he’s embraced fighting for others while defining his own American story, and found in nursing a platform for change.
April 23, 2019
Once on track to be a meteorologist, a pilot, a radio personality or a physician, aeronautics stuntman and “double Hoo” Sidney Todd St. Clair found a home as a nurse.
April 01, 2019
Mothers whose babies land in neonatal intensive care units are at greater risk for postpartum depression. A nursing graduate student’s study suggests an intervention that may make a difference for the infants and their moms.
March 14, 2019
Once discharged from hospitals, many heart failure patients face an uphill battle managing their symptoms. Nursing professor Jill Howie-Esquivel is testing a new approach that addresses a trifecta of problems that menace heart failure patients.
January 16, 2019
In the fall, UVA faculty, staff and students, alongside police officers from the city, county and University, wrestled with questions about racial bias, inequality and what those issues mean for them in their roles.