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A Columbia Nursing study has found that infections were 15 percent more common among patients hospitalized in units that were understaffed with nurses for two consecutive shifts.
One in five adolescents in New York City may have undiagnosed asthma, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing has found.
Columbia Nursing’s Elaine Larson was awarded the Walsh McDermott Medal for distinguished service to the National Academy of Medicine.
- February 23, 2016
Columbia University's School of Nursing has a new continuing education program to provide specialized learning opportunities for nurses to achieve professional growth and development.
- September 24, 2015
Columbia Nursing interviews Walter Bockting, co-director of the CUMC LGBT Health Initiative, on his world-renowned research on transgender health.
- September 23, 2015
New Columbia Nursing research has identified validated methods to measure health literacy, with a goal of improving health communications with and within Spanish-speaking populations.
- September 22, 2015
Columbia Nursing's e-linc initiative, which aims to eliminate health disparities in elder LGBT population, met its goal of linking 100 patients with LGBT-friendly providers.
- September 1, 2015
A Columbia Nursing professor has been named scholar-in-residence at the National Academies.
- August 10, 2015
Columbia Nursing research shows how recent use of Twitter has revealed its value as a tool for public health officials.
- May 13, 2015
A member of the 2015 graduating class at Columbia Nursing decided to become a nurse after he benefited firsthand from the skills of nurses.
- January 6, 2015
Preventing two of the most common health care-associated infections—bloodstream infections caused by central lines and pneumonia caused by ventilators—can increase the odds that these patients survive.