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Herr, Gerontological Society of America Help Clarify Labeling Changes for OTC Analgesics

GSA highlights important considerations for use of these products in older adults.

The latest issue in the From Policy to Practice report series from the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) addresses recent labeling changes for OTC analgesics and highlights important considerations when recommending the use of these products in older adults.

‘Toxic Stress’ -- Van Cleve Says Separating Children from their Parents at U.S. Border may be Detrimental to Long-Term Health

As a representative of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Professor Susan Van Cleve, director of UI’s Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program, spoke to the media about the stress children are suffering when they are removed and separated from parents at the border.

College of Nursing Renovation to Memorialize Former Dean

A new student commons will be named after the late Rita Frantz and her husband, David.

Rita Frantz (73MA, 78PhD) was a tireless promoter of her profession—even at the end of her life. Though the former University of Iowa College of Nursing dean was battling ovarian cancer, she continued to work from home during her treatments, finally resigning her position on Sept. 6, 2016, just one day before her death.

From the River to the Bedside

As a University of Iowa College of Nursing student, Logan Jones knows a thing or two about the importance of hard work, self-discipline, and perseverance; however, when the rigors of nursing school are combined with the scheduling demands of a Division 1 athlete, those organizational skills become even more essential.

Food for Thought

Nurses are known for providing compassion and care in a variety of health care settings. Their areas of expertise seemingly know no bounds … from pediatrics and anesthesia to gerontology and psychiatric/mental health; therefore, it should come as no surprise when nurses become devoted to community activism, including helping those who might not always have enough food to eat.