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Event Type:  Lecture (This is an NIH Science event)
Title:  Nursing’s Impact on Patient Outcomes
Description:  Linda H. Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN, will present "Nursing’s Impact on Patient Outcomes." Dr. Aiken will describe her program of research which shows that nurses with higher levels of qualifications, fewer patients to care for, and improved working environments have better patient outcomes.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Linda H. Aiken is the Claire Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing, Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Aiken conducts research on the use of performance measures to demonstrate relationships between nursing care and patient outcomes, and is the author of more than 300 scientific papers. Her research awards include the Baxter Health Services Research Prize, the AcademyHealth Distinguished Investigator Award, the Individual Codman Award from the Joint Commission, and the National Academy of Medicine’s 2014 Lienhard Award for the cumulative impact of her research on the improvement of personal health services. She has directed studies of the impact of nursing on patient outcomes in over 30 countries. Dr. Aiken is a former President of the American Academy of Nursing, an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing, an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

About the Event:
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Series Name:  NINR Director's Lecture
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Thursday, March 02, 2017   11:00am - 12:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
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Name:   Linda H. Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN

Organization(s):  [NIH] National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 10 (Clinical Center)
Room:  Lipsett Amphitheater
Street Address:  10 Center Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892

Name:   NINR
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