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Nursing Partnerships Drive Care Home

Nursing Partnerships Drive Care Home

Nothing about the men and women arriving at the Manhattan offices of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York in February 2014 attracted the attention of passersby. Yet this pivotal meeting of more than a dozen specialists accomplished a long-anticipated professional goal of Melissa O’Connor, PhD, MBA, RN, COS-C, assistant professor in the College of Nursing. Under her direction, these experts were embarking on what may be the first study of its kind to examine the key factors that determine a patient’s readiness for discharge from skilled home care.

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Escalating Israel – Palestine Conflict

Escalating Israel – Palestine Conflict

The decade’s long conflict between Israel and Palestine has reignited, resulting in the worst violence in the region in years. Tensions between the two countries date back to the creation of the Jewish state of Israel in 1948. Villanova faculty experts are available to discuss the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; the flashpoints on either side that continue to fuel the clash; its economic and political impact; and what the United States should be doing to help improve the situation. 

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