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Apr 26
2018
  • News
Sharron Docherty, PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN, associate professor, and her co-principle investigator, Christopher Cox, MD, associate professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, were recently awarded $497,832 from the National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Nursing Research for their project entitled “Needs and triggers: Improving intensive care unit-based palliative care delivery.” Their project is funded for two years, from April 12, 2018 until March 31, 2020. Their two-year prospective cohort study aims to characterize palliative care needs as reported by ICU family...
Apr 26
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dean Broome recently published an article entitled "A social-ecological framework: a model for addressing ethical practice in nursing" in the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Co-authors include experts from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, University of Technology Sydney and Oxford Institute of Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Health Research.  Abstract Aims and Objectives: To develop a framework to enable discussion, debate and the formulation of interventions to address ethical issues in nursing practice. Background: Social, cultural, political and economic drivers are rapidly changing the...
Apr 26
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Stephanie DeVane-Johnson recently published an article entitled "A Qualitative Study of Social, Cultural and Historical Influences on African American Women's Infant-Feeding Practices" in the Journal of Perinatal Education. Co-authors include Cheryl Woods Giscombe, Ronald Williams II, Cathie Fogel and Suzanne Thoyre. Abstract The purpose of this study was to describe cultural factors influencing African American mothers’ perceptions about infant feeding. Analysis of six focus group discussions of diverse African American mothers yielded socio-historical factors that are rarely explored in the...
Apr 25
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Blanca Iris Padilla and Kathryn Evans Kreider recently published an article entitled "Community of Inquiry Framework for Advanced Practice Nursing Students" in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP).  Abstract Distance education programs are increasingly common in nursing education, and educators are challenged with creating online courses that provide students with quality learning experiences. For advanced practice nursing (APN) students, online courses need to engage students in learning while meeting their unique needs. The Community of Inquiry (COI) framework is grounded in theories...
Apr 25
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
A large showing of DUSON faculty members recently presented at the National Nurse Educator Summit in Salt Lake City, sponsored by ATI Nursing. The National Nurse Educator Summit features nursing professionals from across the country who share a passion for education and lifelong learning. Faculty members who presented:  Marilyn Oermann presented a pre-conference workshop on publishing journal articles and also conducted a session entitled "Are Nurse Faculty Prepared for their Role?"  Beth Phillips presented a podium presentation entitled "Interprofessional Education."  Terry Valiga was the...
Apr 25
2018
  • Announcements
Congratulations to the Duke Elder/Family Caregiver Training Center (DEFT) for its prominent position in the 2018 DUHS Patient Guide. A "Caregiver Support" heading also made its debut as a listing in the table of contents.  “This is a wonderful acknowledgment for all caregivers, to be recognized as an integral part of the team," says Cristina Hendrix, DEFT director. "If we educate, train, and support our caregivers, our patients ultimately benefit.” 
Apr 25
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Victoria Goode, Hyeoneui Kim, AnnMarie Walton and Qing Yang recently completed the Duke University School of Medicine LEADERS program. The three day workshop is designed for junior faculty who are leading a research group. It provides insight into leadership and team building as well as direction on how to develop and manage a research program, how to improve productivity and how to harness creativity and innovation. 
Apr 25
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) recently hosted North Carolina Advocacy Day 2018. Susan Schneider gave the opening remarks highlighting the goals of the ONS Center for Advocacy and Health Policy, Brenda Nevidjon presented "Advocacy: If not you, Who?; If not now, When?" Chip Bailey presented "Advocating for Health Policy as an ONS Board Member" and AnnMarie Walton presented "Advocating for Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs." 
Apr 25
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Midge Bowers recently published an article entitled "Making Sense of Hypertension Guidelines" in the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Co-authors include Tracy DeWald and Bradi Granger.  Abstract Hypertension is a leading risk factor for heart disease, stroke, kidney failure and diabetes and is a predisposing risk factor for most cardiovascular chronic illnesses. The risk for major cardiovascular events drops significantly when guideline-based blood pressure targets are achieved. Several different societies and organizations have released guidelines during the past 6 years, and significant...
Apr 25
2018
  • University and Health System
Researchers at Duke University--including DGHI's Brian Stoner--have installed an experimental "reinvented toilet" at a textile mill in Coimbatore, India, to serve as a real-world testing site. (Read more)
Apr 25
2018
  • Announcements
DUKE FARMERS MARKET The 2018 Duke Farmers Market is every Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the Duke Medicine Pavilion Greenway. Get fresh produce, and more from over 20 local vendors! FRESH PRODUCE DELIVERED WEEKLY TO DUSON We are excited to announce the newest location of the Duke Mobile Market right here at DUSON!  What is the Mobile Market?  This is a way to “subscribe” to a farm for a growing season in exchange for a box of local produce delivered to DUSON every Tuesday.  Register and learn more or contact Cassandra.Callas@duke.edu with questions. DUKE BY BIKE TOUR Join LIVE FOR LIFE...
Apr 25
2018
  • Student Achievements
PhD alumna Kaboni Gondwe was recently featured in an article entitled "Kaboni Gondwe: From a helpless orphan to PhD" published in The Nation.  Kaboni Gondwe, 34, lost her father when she was three years old. She lost her mother at 11 years old. She had challenges coping with the loss of her mother which changed her and her brothers' financial status and gave her stress following the trauma of her loss. (Read more) 
Apr 25
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Donna Biederman recently had research from an article she authored entitled "Assessing the Need for a Medicial Respite: Perceptions of Service Providers and Homeless Persons" cited in a The Huffington Post article entitled "Hospitals Are Releasing Homeless Patients Back To The Streets. There's a Better Way." 
Apr 23
2018
  • News
Sue Schneider, PhD, RN, AOCN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) was recently appointed to the Biden Cancer Initiative board of directors, along with other experts in healthcare, business, finance and technology. As president of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) and faculty lead for oncology education at DUSON, Schneider is perfectly poised to lend her expertise to this national initiative. “Improving healthcare delivery systems, care coordination and enhancing the patient experience are key ways to advance cancer care,” says Schneider. “As the...
Apr 23
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Oermann recently delivered the keynote address on "Assessing Competence: Students and Faculty" at the Annual NAHPE Nurse Educator Institute held in Branson, MO. She also gave two other speeches at the conference entitled "Assessing Student Clinical Competence" and "Maintaining Competence in Clinical Skills: Need for Practice." The Nurse Educator Institute brings world-class speakers to the Ozarks with evidence-based guidelines to improve teaching skills with an emphasis on practical application.   
Apr 23
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Margie Molloy recently presented at the 2018 Nursing Education Research Conference in Washington, D.C. The title of her presentation was "Addressing Workplace Violence in Prelicensure Curriculum: Development, Administration and Evaluation of an Innovative Teaching Bundle." Co-authors of the presentation are Ashley Shoenfisch and DNP student Sandra Yamane.  The Nursing Education Research Conference is jointly sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International and the National League for Nursing. The conference focuses on research that promotes evidence-based teaching practices with the potential to...
Apr 23
2018
  • Staff Accolades
Tammy Boseman, Charnetta Cooper, Bonita Douglas, Keysha Hall and Karen Jackson recently attended the United Collegiate Women's Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA.  "Attending the conference afforded me the opportunity to learn and grow through shared experiences with other leaders," said Keysha Hall. "The conference also enabled me to have a true team building experience with my DUSON colleagues."  There were a variety of sessions to choose from dealing with leadership, social justice, privilege and how to become a change agent. Opportunities for engagement, reflection and networking were...
Apr 23
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathy Trotter recently published an article entitled "Gynecologic Issues for Cancer Survivors" in The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. The publication of this article was a collaborative effort with colleagues at the Duke Cancer Center. Co-authors include Sarah Cohlmeyer, gynecology oncology nurse practitioner at the Duke Cancer Center and Lisa Massa, rehab services coordinator and co-director of the Women's Health Physical Therapist Residency, Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy, Duke University Health System.  Abstract The development of sexual morbidity in survivors of female...
Apr 23
2018
  • Staff Accolades
Tammy Boseman recently graduated from the Duke University Police Department's Citizen's Police Alumni Academy. The purpose of this academy is to introduce the Citizen's Police Academy graduates to some of the outside agencies that assist the Duke University Police Department in maintaining a safe environment at Duke University.  Boseman also graduated from the Duke University Police Department Citizen's Police Academy in Nov. 2017, consisting of seven weeks of training. She received a Duke University Police Department Citizen's Police Academy Excellence Award for her participation in both...
Apr 23
2018
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Sophia Smith recently published an article entitled "Cancer and PTSD: What You Need to Know" on the Young Survival Coalition web page.  Young Survival Coalition is the premier organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. Young Survival Coalition offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.

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