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Oct 16, 2015

More than 25 MSN students from the Acute Care and Primary Care nurse practitioner program presented 18 posters at the 22nd Annual North Carolina Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Symposium "Touchdown Pediatrics - Teaming Up to Conquer Childhood Illness" in Chapel Hill.

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Oct 09, 2015

Jennie De Gagne and MSN student Christine Choi presented a poster entitled "Nurse Practitioner Autonomy in a Primary Care Setting in the U.S." at the 108th North Carolina Nurses Association Annual Convention held in Concord, N.C.

Sep 24, 2015

MSN in Nursing Education alumni Brennan Parmelee recently passed the certified nurse educator examination. "I was so excited to add these letters behind my name," she said. "I remember Dr. Valiga's lecture on nursing excellence and this was one of my first goals for my five-year plan. Check,...

Sep 22, 2015

Kathryn Trotter and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) program students Elizabeth Lucian Aravapalli (DNP) and Melanie King (MSN) presented a poster entitled "Women's Health Nurse Practitioners: Meeting the Unique Health Needs of Women" at the Duke AHEAD Health Professions Education Day...

Sep 14, 2015

Brennan Davis’s first two nights volunteering in Clinic 2A were pretty quiet—uneventful actually. But the third time truly was the charm for the Duke master of science in nursing (MSN) degree student. That’s when a patient with a laceration on one of his fingers came into the clinic, giving...

May 20, 2015

(From Winter 2015 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Angela Spivey

Duke MSN students who sign on for clinical experience hours in Duke’s same-day access heart failure clinic have their work cut out for them. Run by Karol Harshaw-Ellis, A/ACNP-BC, MSN’94, DNP’11, with the help of another nurse...

May 07, 2015

MSN graduate Amanda Paya remembers being inundated as a child with images in magazines and on television of people dying from AIDS. She recalls the panic conveyed through the media of the disease that was still so new and that no one understood.

“I’m a child of the eighties, so I remember...

Apr 24, 2015

MSN Nursing Education Program student Brennan Parmelee's essay was chosen as the Duke University School of Nursing nominee for the National League for Nursing's (NLN) student essay competition.

In 2013, DUSON was named a Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing Education by the NLN in the...

Apr 23, 2015

MSN student Ashleigh Pappadake Martin was selected by Duke University School of Nursing to receive a $2,000 scholarship from The Great 100, Inc.

Martin's letter of recommendation from Anne Derouin, Assistant Professor, noted that Martin is an outstanding member of her cohort and an...

Apr 09, 2015

DNP students Kristine Harrington and Victoria Sherry and MSN student Susan Herndon received scholarships from the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic year. Harrington and Sherry each received an ONS Foundation Clinical Doctoral Scholarship and Herndon received an...

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