Archive for July 2015

Mentoring Boosts People Involved, and Nursing As a Whole

July 27, 2015

NJNI alumna, Maria LoGrippo, was guided in her postdoctoral position at Rutgers University by Edna Cadmus, who provided her protégé with opportunities to lead, including LoGrippo’s current position as project director for an RWJF State Implementation Program grant. See full article: Advancing_Health_July2015

Fellowship program at Rutgers prepares nurses for oncology patients

July 23, 2015

The number of patients with cancer is expected to rise 42% by 2025, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, but nurse practitioners trained for primary care sometimes lack oncology experience. “They’re coming out of school with knowledge gaps,” said Tracy Krimmel, MSN, RN, AOCN, APRN-BC, nurse manager of adult … More

Five N.J. Nursing Scholars Complete Advanced Degree Programs

July 13, 2015

With support from the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI), five more highly educated nurses are prepared to assume faculty roles and help meet the educational needs of New Jersey’s nursing workforce. Read full article here.

NJ’s elderly receive support from nurse residency grads

July 2, 2015

The long-term care program paired nurse residents with a preceptor for a year-long learning experience. Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, the NJAC’s co-leader, and Susan Salmond, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, co-chairwoman of NJAC’s education pillar, developed the project, which received $1.6 million in funding over three years. One statistic that … More