Department of Nursing & Clinical Care Services News and Updates

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Nurse Visits to Low-income Mothers Improves Outcomes

Published on in CHOP News

Home visits by nurses to low-income first-time mothers in the two years following the birth of a first child helps reduce rapid second pregnancies, which can boost children's overall well-being, according to a new study by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

CHOP Earns Third Magnet Designation

Published in International Update

In January 2014, CHOP earned its third Magnet Award, a coveted designation of nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Fewer than 5 percent of facilities in the U.S. have earned Magnet three times.