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Jul 03, 2018

The Center for Nursing Discovery (CND) recently gained new VersaCare hospital beds for students to learn from. These new beds have modern technologies that students will be seeing while doing clinical rotations in hospitals. The beds feature a foam mattress, controls in the head of the bed, foot...

Jun 29, 2018

Chris Muckler and Danett Cantey recently attended the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) conference in Toronto, Canada where they presented posters.

Muckler presented a poster entitled "Cultivating Care for Transgender Patients: A Simulation...

Apr 16, 2018

​Danett Cantey and Velinda Chapman recently presented a podium presentation entitled "The Pre-brief: Orientating for Sim Success" at the ninth annual Beyond the Manikin Best Practices in Advanced Simulation Conference. The two-day conference was sponsored by the Southern Regional Area Health...

Mar 07, 2018

Several faculty and staff recently presented at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare at The International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) conference in Los Angeles, CA. IMSH is the world's largest conference dedicated to healthcare simulation learning, research and scholarship,...

Feb 19, 2018

At one time or another, most nursing students at Duke will come in contact with a dummy. Her name could be Victoria, and she might be about to go into labor. If all goes well, and even if it doesn’t, Victoria will live to see another day, and another, and another. Victoria is just one of our...

Feb 15, 2018

The Center for Nursing Discovery (CND) recently celebrated the grand opening of their new simulated bathroom with a ribbon cutting. The CND's new simulated bathroom will provide the students with an environment to help them feel confident and provide dignity and empathy to patients when...

Jan 22, 2018

Two Accelerated Bachelor of Science of Nursing (ABSN) students enter a simulation lab to begin an assessment and treatment of a pediatric patient when the child’s status suddenly changes. As they would in a real-life situation, they summon the on-call provider. Minutes later, the provider, an...

Dec 05, 2017

Clinical Nurse Educator ​Danett Cantey recently presented a poster presentation entitled: "Student-Developed Simulations: Enhancing Understanding of Cultural Awareness and Social Determinants of Health (SDH)" at the Center for Life Long Learning at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Co-...

Oct 10, 2017

Faculty members Benjamin Smallheer, Brett Morgan, Frank Titch, Chris Muckler and staff member Michele Kuszajewski travelled to Western Norway University to continue collaborations between the universities nurse anesthesia and acute care NP programs. Their goal was to work on developing joint...

Sep 25, 2017

Margie Molloy recently presented at the 2017 National League for Nursing Education Summit in San Diego, California. Her presentation was entitled "A New Method to Establish and Sustain CPR Skill Competency."

 

Dec 09, 2016

Michele Kuszajewski was accepted as a member of the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Readiness Review Working Group.

Jun 10, 2016

Michele Kuszajewski was selected as a Society for Simulation in Healthcare Accreditation Site Reviewer. 

Jan 13, 2017

Michele Kusajewski presented a podium presentation with Thomas Dongilli from the Peter Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER) on "Pathway to Excellence: Preparing Your Center for Accreditation" at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

May 31, 2017

DUSON Center for Nursing Discovery will host the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) Simulation Council Meeting on Friday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Pearson 2140. Margie Molloy and Michele Kuszajewski will present:

The Team Approach to Seeking Simulation Program Accreditation...

May 12, 2017

​Danett Cantey published her first manuscript, titled "Student-developed simulations: Enhancing cultural awareness and understanding social determinants of health" in the April 2017 issue of Journal of Nursing Education. Co-authors include Schenita Randolph, Margie Molloy, Brigit Carter and...

May 02, 2017

Margie Molloy was recently selected for the National League for Nursing's year-long Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators. It is one of three tracks in the NLN Leadership Institute, an initiative of the NLN Center for Transformative Leadership. The simulation faculty leadership...

Feb 22, 2017

​Danett Cantey recently received the 2017 Anthony Battaglia/Pocket Nurse Conference Scholarship Award and will attend the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Conference in Washington, DC in June. The scholarship is open to all educators, learning resource...

Feb 03, 2017

​Rémi Hueckel presents on "Paging the Student Robot! Distance Students Answer the Call Using a Telepresence Robot" at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in Orlando. FL. 

Jan 03, 2017

The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Center for Nursing Discovery has received a five-year accreditation by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) and the Council for Accreditation of Healthcare Simulation Programs in the area of Teaching/Education. DUSON is the only nursing...

Dec 06, 2016

​Danett Cantey recently became a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) after passing her certification exam. Certification of individuals is an internationally recognized method of demonstrating quality to consumers and industries. By meeting the standards that have been set through a...

Dec 06, 2016

​Danett Cantey and Clinical Instructor Velinda Chapman recently completed a poster presentation entitled "HI I CARE: Applying a Safe Patient Care Mnemonic for First Simulation Experiences" at the South Eastern Nurse Educator Symposium (SENSES) Conference.

 

Dec 02, 2016

DUSON and Pratt School of Engineering were featured in an article entitled "Researchers developing real life Baymax, aka a personal healthcare assistant" on the Blastr website. The article also includes a video demo of the Tele-Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant (TRINA) in action. Click here...

Dec 02, 2016

Rosa Solorzano recently presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention and World Language Expo in Boston.

Solorzano along with her colleagues from the Roman Studies Department, Joan Clifford and Bethzaida Fernandez, presented their work using...

Nov 22, 2016

The collaboration between DUSON and Duke Pratt School of Engineering is gaining national coverage and several news sources learn about the work:

Hospitals & Health Networks Duke Chronicle: Duke engineers, nurses develop robotic nursing assistant
Nov 18, 2016

DUSON welcomes Katie Harrison to the School of Nursing family! Harrison joined the Center for Nursing Discovery as a clinical nurse instructor.

Harrison hails originally from upstate New York and has lived in Orlando, FL for part of her life and relocated from Jackson, WY to join DUSON....

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