Nursing

College of Nursing fills primary care gap with launch of new Family Nurse Practitioner program

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing has announced plans for a Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner (M.S.N.-FNP) graduate program.

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Dean Wilkerson assumes presidency of the Texas Organization of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education

Sharon Wilkerson, Ph.D., RN, CNE, dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing, assumed the presidency of the Texas Organization of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education.

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Research shows relationships are key to quality of life with multiple sclerosis

Nursing faculty member found that if a health care provider-patient relationship was based on mutual respect and collaborative decision-making, it was more likely to ensure effective health outcomes and an improved quality of life.

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Texas A&M Health Science Center graduates largest nursing class to-date

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing graduated its largest class to-date on Friday, May 16. The college held commencement ceremonies for 123 students with Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees at Rudder Auditorium on the Texas A&M University campus.

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Is it a food sensitivity or a life-threatening allergy?

Many people suffer from a food intolerance or sensitivity—meaning they may start to feel bad after eating a certain food, but they don’t have a life threatening reaction. How can you determine if you have a true allergy or a minor sensitivity?

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Health care provider goes over asthma plan with boy and mother.

May is Asthma Awareness Month: A review of the basics

May is “National Asthma Awareness Month,” and with more than 23 million Americans diagnosed with asthma, and 7 million children affected, it’s imperative for parents to take control of their children’s asthma management.

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College of Nursing recognized for community outreach in the Brazos Valley

College of Nursing recognized for partnership with Texas A&M Evidence-Based Program Resource Center and community assistance of the elderly

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Recognize Parkinson’s symptoms earlier for longer, happier lives

While Parkinson's disease is incurable, early detection of symptoms may lead to a better quality of life. The Texas A&M Health Science Center’s College of Nursing discusses some of these lesser-known early warning signs.

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Crossing Borders: Researcher finds behavioral links between Mexican immigrants and higher birth weights

Many Mexican immigrants are affected by the risk factors that result in low birth weight in the United States. But, Robin Page, Ph.D., RN, CNM, found that first-generation Mexican immigrant mothers continue to boast higher birth weights despite these risk factors and attributes these different results with differences in prenatal health behaviors borne from cultural standards and values.

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