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The Ohio State College of Nursing’s Initiative to End the Stigma Around Mental Illness COLUMBUS, Ohio – April 11, 2017 – The Ohio State University College of Nursing is asking the nation to join together in an unprecedented effort to break down the barriers of mental illness and reshape the future to one where people can ask for help without stigma or fear, and the village around them will say “I will help you.” The goal of this initiative is to spread awareness and give anyone the skills and resources needed to identify and assist individuals who are struggling with mental health issues. The National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that, in any given year, one in five adults in ...

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Student Essay – Increased cases of asthma in low socioeconomic children explained standard

Increased Cases of Asthma in Low Socioeconomic Children Explained Sydney M. Neff The Ohio State University Increased cases of asthma in low socioeconomic children explained Asthma is quickly becoming an epidemic in The United States of America. According to National Health Interview Survey, 7.3 percent of the U.S. population was diagnosed or had asthma in 2001, compared to 8.4 percent (25.7 million people) in 2010 (Akinbami et al., 2016). Asthma is a condition in which a person’s ability to breathe becomes challenging because airways of the lungs are chronically inflamed. As asthma rises, health disparities within different populations can be noted. The majority of people with asthma were children ages one to eight because they are in a critical point ...

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Student Essay – Mission Trip in India standard

Bailey Gabbard is a nursing student at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio. This past November, I was accepted into the Global Health Education Program through Chamberlain College of Nursing. As part of the program I traveled to India for two weeks to provide nursing care and supplies to hundreds of individuals suffering with Leprosy. Chamberlain partners with Hope for Hanson’s organization which is a nonprofit group that delivers resources to these communities. Hope for Hansen’s has workers in India that provide basic care for people in the Leper colonies when Chamberlain student nurses are not there. I decided India was the best option for me because it was the only country that still struggles with Leprosy and I wanted ...

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Beautiful city view of KCMO President Mary Vitullo at Fritz Railroad Restaurant in KCMO 2015 Miss Colorado, 2016 Miss American Runner up Nurse Kelley Johnson and OhSNA Treasurer Emily Klusty OhSNA Treasurer Emily Klusty name badge and planner NSNA 34 MidYear Annual Conference in KCMO Treasurer Emily Klusty, President Mary Vitullo and Communications Director 2016-17 Council of State Presidents OhSNA President Mary Vitullo and SNA of Arizona President Michelle Doruros NSNA North Director Raya Cupler and President Mary Vitullo President Mary Vitullo President Mary Vitullo name badge Secretary Sydney Bryant at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in KCMO Secretary Workshop Speaker Rhonda Lawes, Ph.D Secretary Sydney Bryant's name badge Secretary Sydney Bryant, Nurse Kelley Johnson and UMKC Student ...

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Student Essay – Hypertension standard

Carol Mohr attends Capital University where she is getting her BSN.  In the climactic scene of the movie “The Silence of the Lambs,” FBI agent Clarice Starling is groping in the pitch-black basement while the mad killer watches her with night vision goggles, his gun trained on her every move. This scene cannot fail to get your attention. Hypertension, while just as deadly, does not have 1 out of every 3 Americans acting with laser sharp focus on everything they need to do to beat this deadly disease; yet that is how many people are afflicted with hypertension, according to the American Heart Association (2013). Hypertension is called the silent killer. This disease does a lot of systemic damage, but ...

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Student Essay – Empowering the Diabetic Patient standard

By: Kimberly C. Murray, nursing student at University of Toledo INTRODUCTION The rise of patients with diabetes mellitus is growing both nationally and globally, and with that rise there needs to be a higher level of education and instruction on how to properly monitor blood glucose levels. That education needs to be individualized to the patient. For proper control of diabetes, it is essential for patients to actively participate in their own management such as appropriate diet, physical activity, blood glucose monitoring and adherence to medication (Eman et al. 2015, p. 5). A key component of diabetes management is self-monitoring of blood glucose, which is proven to improve glycemic outcomes in patients with diabetes (Charity et al. 2015, p. 2). ...

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