University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (also known as SON) is an undergraduate and graduate institution at the University of Pennsylvania located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since its establishment in 1935, the School of Nursing at Penn is currently the top-ranked private nursing institution in the nation. Penn Nursing sets a higher intellectual standard which is reinforced through an emphasis on science and research. As of March 9, 2010, SON is ranked first in National Institute of Health (NIH) funding.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America 19104
Website
http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/
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Medications

Preparing future clinicians to intervene in opioid crisis

Opioid use disorder and overdose have reached unprecedented levels around the world. In the United States, remediation of pain is one of the most common reasons American adults seek healthcare. Therefore, it is vital that ...

Other

Dismantling structural racism in nursing

Confronting the uncomfortable reality of systemic racism—the system that creates and maintains racial inequality in every facet of life for people of color—is having a national heyday. But calling out this injustice and ...

HIV & AIDS

State laws key to HIV prevention efforts

HIV prevention remains a public health priority in the United States. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a drug regimen recommended for individuals who have engaged in behaviors that place them at elevated risk for HIV. When ...

Health

Tackling the bioethics challenges raised by COVID-19

The diverse situations experienced by health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic often present serious ethical challenges. From the allocation of resources and triage protocols to health-care worker and patient rights ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new approach to aiding Black male trauma survivors

Many Black men suffer symptoms of traumatic stress in the aftermath of traumatic injury, and they also often carry social concerns, including experiences of discrimination and stigma. Yet despite their significant needs, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Palliative nursing's role during COVID-19 and beyond

As a rapid influx of patients overwhelmed health systems during the coronavirus pandemic, palliative nurses played dual roles supporting patients, patient families, and colleagues. Two researchers at the University of Pennsylvania ...

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