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Aug 26, 2016

The Center for Nursing Discovery (CND) recently received the inaugural Gaumard Scientific Center of Excellence in Recognition of Outstanding Dedication to the Art of Simulation. The award was presented to the CND staff by Gaumard Scientific Vice President of Corporate Planning James Archetto and...

Aug 19, 2016

Margaret "Midge" Bowers recently passed the certification exam for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) program and is now a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. The CHSE certification adds value to DUSON by improving health care simulation education through the...

Jul 01, 2016

The CND and Dr. Ryan Shaw are hosting two “Made in Durham” interns. This program is in partnership with the Duke University Health System and hosts 15 high-achieving high school students who have an interest in future careers in the health care field.

The two interns at DUSON will be...

Apr 01, 2016

Margie Molloy and ABSN students Michael Lister and Alex Rudolph were featured in an issue of the American Journal of Nursing in an article entitled "Moving Beyond PowerPoint."

Apr 01, 2016

Center for Nursing Discovery staff Margie Molloy, Jacki Vaughn and Danett Cantey and faculty members Remi Hueckel and Mahmoud Kaddoura presented at the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions 2016 EDU-SIM Conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Presentations included:

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Feb 05, 2016

Margie Molloy, Valerie Sabol and Susan Silva co-author an article entitled "Using Trigger Films as a Bariatric Sensitivity Intervention: Improving Nursing Students' Attitudes and Beliefs About Caring for Obese Patients" in the January/February issue of the Nurse Educator.

Jan 29, 2016

Mahmoud Kaddoura recently earned his Certified Nurse Educator designation after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing.

Jan 15, 2016

Danett Cantey and Jill Brennan-Cook recently earned their Certified Nurse Educator designation after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing.

Dec 10, 2015

The Elf on the Shelf®: A Christmas Tradition is a cleverly rhymed children’s book explaining the story of Santa’s scout elves, who are sent to be Santa’s eyes and ears at children’s homes around the world!

Manikin on the Shelfis the cousin of the Elf on the Shelf and is one of Santa’s...

Nov 13, 2015

Ryan Shaw received funding to lead the "Mobile and Wireless Technology Colloquia" as part of the new Duke MEDx Initiative. The purpose of the colloquia is to provide a forum that brings together faculty, staff and students across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and Arts and...

Oct 30, 2015

Remi Hueckel and Iris Padilla were both accepted into the inaugural Duke AHEAD Certificate Program in Interprofessional Education and Teaching. The program will begin in January 2016. The two will join six other educators from all areas of the Duke Health enterprise.

The course offerings...

Sep 10, 2015

Brett Morgan and Ryan Shaw were selected as project clients by students in the Duke Computer Science course "Delivering Software from Concept to Client." The goal of the course is to build mobile applications for rapid translation into the field. Morgan's project "Alert Aide" connects clinical...

Jul 05, 2015

One nursing student's desire to be able to Skype in on a nursing education moment, sparked an idea with Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) educators Jacqueline Vaughn, BSN, RN, CHSE clinical instructor; Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, assistant professor; and Margie Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE...

Jun 17, 2015

Mahmoud Kaddoura received the first place Excellence in Research Award for his poster presentation entitled "Influence of High Fidelity Patient Simulation (HFPS) Debriefing on Development of Critical Thinking Skills in Junior Students Enrolled in Accelerated BSN Program" at the 14th Annual...

Jun 12, 2015

Mahmoud Kaddoura presented two research studies entitled "Influence of HFPS Debriefing on Development of Critical Thinking Skills in Junior Students Enrolled into Accelerated BSN Program" and "The Influence of Weekly High Fidelity Patient Simulation Sessions on the Students' Decision Making and...

Jun 09, 2015

The DUSON CONCEPT Office awarded Meg Carman with the Catalyst Award to support her educational innovation project entitled "Incorporating the use of distance-based simulation technology to promote development of critical thinking skills in acute care nurse practitioner students." Carman will use...

Jun 04, 2015

Mahmoud Kaddoura presented two research studies entitled "Perceived Benefits and Challenges of Repeated Exposure to High Fidelity Simulation Experiences of First Degree Accelerated BSN Students" and "Interactive virtual simulations: Senior First Degree Accelerated BSN Students' Perceptions on...

May 14, 2015

Margie Molloy, Ryan Shaw and Jacqueline Vaughn received the Bayada Award for Technological Innovation in Health Professional Education and Practice and a check for $10,000. The award is given to health care professionals who have made a significant contribution to health care professional...

Mar 13, 2015

The third edition of Writing for Publication in Nursing by Marilyn Oermann and Judy Hays, Associate Professor Emeritus of Nursing, has been published by Springer Publishing Company of New York, N.Y.

Feb 06, 2015

Brett Morgan has received continued funding for his Duke Global Health Bass Connections grant entitled "Further Developing the Implementation of a Distance-based Executive Style Degree Completion Program for Ghanaian Nurse Anesthetists." The funding will support additional work related to the...

Dec 23, 2014

Marilyn Oermann, Margie Molloy and Jackie Vaughn published an editorial in Nurse Education Today about deliberate practice in nursing education.

Oermann, M.H., Molloy, M., & Vaughn, J. (2014). Use of deliberate practice in teaching in nursing. Nurse Education Today. 2014 Nov 27. doi:...

Dec 01, 2014

News from the Center for Nursing Discovery

The benefits of Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) certification adds value to DUSON by improving healthcare simulation education through the identification of best practices. Recognition in this area strengthens patient safety...

Nov 26, 2014

Margie Molloy and Jackie Vaughn have passed the certification exam for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) program and are now both Certified Healthcare Simulation Educators. The CHSE certification adds value to DUSON by improving healthcare simulation education through the...

Sep 24, 2014

At the 2014 national Education Summit sponsored by the National League for Nursing (NLN) and held in Phoenix, several members of the DUSON community were honored. Danielle (Dani) Rourke, an ABSN student who will complete the program in May 2015, was recognized as the winner of the Student...

Jul 30, 2014

Terry Valiga, Helen Gordon and Beth Phillips coauthored a chapter entitled "Promoting and assessing critical thinking" that has been published in the third edition of S. DeYoung's "Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators."

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