Tag: nursing

43739609 - mother holding a baby bottle with breast milk for breastfeeding at foreground, mothers breast milk is the most healthy food for newborn baby

Research Study Helps Improve Feeding Strategies in the Mass General NICU

You may not realize it, but each time you take a squirt of water from a sports bottle or sip a milkshake through a straw, your body is performing a series of coordinated actions known as suck, swallow and breathe (SSB). In most people—even most newborn babies—this process is managed without much conscious control. However, […]

Continue Reading
posters 3

Nursing Research Day Celebrates Advances in Clinical Research and Care

  Every year, Nursing Research Day – hosted by the Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research at Massachusetts General Hospital -provides an opportunity to showcase and celebrate the inspiring and impactful research being conducted by Mass General nurses. This year, in addition to the Yvonne L. Munn Nursing Research Lecture and Awards ceremony, 45 […]

Continue Reading
Idea grant---group

Grant Program Encourages Innovation and Creativity Among Nurses and Staff

What does a device that helps to keep patients stable when using the bathroom have in common with a chart that tracks the days since the last infection in the intensive care unit? These projects were the first recipients of the Innovation Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) at Massachusetts General Hospital last year. The IDEA grant […]

Continue Reading
Gaurdia-Sara-Jeanette

Celebrating the Important Role of Nurse Researchers at Mass General

Attendees of the 2017 Nursing Research Day celebration at Massachusetts General Hospital on May 9 certainly had a lot to be inspired by. The event began with a poster session featuring 45 posters submitted by nurse researchers at Mass General, and concluded with a series of engaging presentations highlighting the important role that nursing research […]

Continue Reading

Meet Victoria, the Robot Who Gives Birth

Nursing students at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions use a realistic birth simulator named Victoria to practice guiding mother and child through the birth process. Just like human mothers, Victoria’s deliveries don’t always go as planned, helping to prepare nurses for complications they may encounter during a live birth. Simulators play a key role in providing Mass […]

Continue Reading