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The MFP is an initiative staffed by ANA with funding from SAMHSA, making fellowships available to ethnic and racial psychiatric nursing students who are enrolled full time in an accredited master’s/doctoral nursing program.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
This week’s recommended Health and Wellness Activity
HEALTH DISPARITY RELATED ARTICLES
40% of AAPI LGBTQ youths have considered suicide in last year, report says (opens new window)
The survey from the Trevor Project found that 40 percent of LGBTQ youths who are Asian American or Pacific Islander, or AAPI, have seriously considered suicide in the past year. Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian youths experienced the highest rate, at 49 percent, followed by Korean American youths, at 47 percent, and Filipino American youths, at 41 percent. Read more (opens new window)
Maternal Health, Equity Key Factors in Proposed CMS Rule for Hospitals (opens new window)
In a new proposed payment rule for inpatient and long-term hospitals, CMS suggested the establishment of a "birthing-friendly" hospital designation in an effort to promote better health outcomes among mothers. Read more (opens new window)
New Georgetown University Center for Men’s Health Equity Website (opens new window)
The Center for Men’s Health Equity was established in the Summer of 2021 in the Racial Justice Institute at Georgetown University. The Center team conducts research at the nexus of men’s health and health equity in an effort to achieve optimal well-being and social justice for men. In a pioneering way, the Center for Men’s Health Equity at Georgetown University examines all of these factors to form a more holistic picture that benefits men, families, healthcare practitioners, service providers, academicians and policymakers. Read more (opens new window)
New Treatment May Curb Low Blood Sugar in Kids With Insulin Disorder (opens new window)
A new therapy corrects low blood sugar in children with a genetic disorder that causes the pancreas to produce too much insulin, researchers say. Congenital hyperinsulinism (HI) is the most common cause of persistent low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) in infants and children. Read more (opens new window)
Latest COVID-19 Coverage (opens new window) - Becker's Hospital Review (opens new window) (Updated Weekly)
Becker's Healthcare has consolidated its most essential news and editorial content about COVID-19 here for readers for ease of reference. Read more (opens new window)
MFP/ANA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS
Current Doctoral Fellow Marcus Henderson co-authored International Journal of Nursing Studies published research titled, "Should I stay or should I go?” Nurses’ Perspectives About Working During the Covid-19 Pandemic in the United States: A Summative Content Analysis Combined with Topic Modelling. Read more (opens new window)
The NIH Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health Scientific Interest Group (NIH AANHPI-HSIG) will host the Inaugural "Annual NIH AA and NHPI Health Research Conference" on May 4-5, 2022, to celebrate AANHPI heritage month, highlight AANHPI research achievements, and assess research needs. The main theme of 2022 conference is "Mechanism and Translational Research to Improve Health and Therapeutic Outcome for AA and NHPI Population". Learn more and register (opens new window)
This MFP/ANA educational offering is scheduled for July 19-20, in Washington, DC. The link to register is is forthcoming.
Check out the season 2 premiere of “Mental Health Trailblazers, Psychiatric Nurses Speak Up” at emfp.org/news/mental-health-trailblazers-podcast! Our host, Indrias Kassaye, digs in to the complex issues in psychiatric mental health and healthcare today with Marcus Henderson, elected board member of the American Nurses Association and member of the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing. Marcus Henderson is a current MFP Fellow pursuing a PhD at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing with the goal to improve care, eliminate disparities, and optimize outcomes for children and adolescents from marginalized backgrounds.
If you have ever considered earning a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric mental health nursing and identify as a member of an ethnic minority in the U.S., the MFP/ANA has designed a program specifically to help YOU! Learn more and apply today at emfp.org
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