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Jun 29
2015
  • News
Ruth Anderson, PhD, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN, Virginia Stone Professor of Nursing and co-director of the ADAPT Center, and Diane Holditch-Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN, Marcus E. Hobbs Distinguished Professor of Nursing and associate dean for Research Affairs, are two of 19 honorees who will be inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) 2015 Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place in late July during STTI’s 26th International Nurse Research Congress in Puerto Rico. The International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame recognizes nurse researchers who have achieved...
Jun 25
2015
  • Student Achievements
DNP student Ashley Kellish presented a poster presentation entitled "Mobile Simulation: High Stakes Training at a Budget Friendly Price" at the 2015 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in San Diego, Calif. and at the International Association of Clinical Simulation Conference in Atlanta, Ga.
Jun 24
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Leigh Ann Simmons publishes article entitled "Evaluation of a Health Coaching Course for Providers and Staff in Veterans Health Affairs Medical Facilities" in the Journal of Primary Care & Community Health.
Jun 24
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Jennie De Gagne presented her poster entitled "Effects of a Self-Management Program on Pelvic Muscle Strength and Health-related Behaviors Among Rural Older Korean Women with Urinary Incontinence" at the 2015 International Council of Nurses (ICN) Conference in Seoul, South Korea. She also gave a presentation entitled "A Self-Management Group Program for Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Urinary Incontinence." The conference was attended by nearly 20,000 nurses and health experts from 135 countries to learn about some of the world's major health issues and how to strengthen partnerships.
Jun 24
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Several faculty members and students represented Duke University School of Nursing at the American Association of Nurse Practitioners annual conference in New Orleans, La. AANP has nearly 60,000 members. Michael Zychowicz led an orthopedic special interest group and delivered a presentation entitled "Management of Back Pain in Primary Care." He also moderated a panel discussion on post graduate residency programs. Marjorie Pierre Louis delivered a poster entitled "The Role of NP Home Visits in Indentifying Prevalence of Self-Reported Hypoglycemia Among Adults with Type 2 Diabetes." Kathy...
Jun 24
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Irene Felsman received the Outstanding Graduate Student in Community/Public Health Nursing Award from the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators (ACHNE).
Jun 24
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Janet Bettger presented her abstract entitled "Comparative Effectiveness of Stroke Rehabilitation in the U.S. and Global Applicability" at the International Society of Physical Rehabilitation and Medicine conference in Berlin, Germany.
Jun 23
2015
  • News
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) launches its version of a national campaign designed to call awareness to the power of marginalizing words and phrases that are used too casually. The photo project, which will be released over a three-week period, contains 37 photos featuring students, faculty and staff. DUSON is the first academic unit in the nation to join the “You Don’t Say? Campaign,” an antimarginalization social media project. “Our students, faculty and staff viewed this campaign as a way of making a personal statement to shine a light on our commitment to diversity and...
Jun 18
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Rachel Richesson was invited as a panel guest at the "EHR-Driven Research Participant Recruitment" Workshop at Ohio State University. Richesson along with panel guests from Columbia University and Virginia Commonwealth University presented on "Using EHRs for Eligibility, Fesibility and Recruitment."
Jun 18
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Sharon Hawks was awarded the Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships Grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant helps to fund nurse anesthetist education programs to provide traineeships to licensed registered nurses enrolled as full-time students in a master's or doctoral nurse anesthesia program.
Jun 18
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) recently appointed Kathryn Trotter to serve as ACNM's representative to the AIM Bundles Work Group on Interconception/Postpartum Care. This program is part of the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care and the National Partnership for Maternal Safety.
Jun 17
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathryn Kreider was a co-author on a poster presentation entitled "The DNP Experience: Words of Wisdom for the Road Ahead" at the annual American Association of Nurse Practitioners Conference in New Orleans, La. Presenters were interviewed by The Clinical Advisor. Click here to read the article. The conference was attended by more than 5,000 nurse practitioners. Click here to see other faculty members presented at the conference.
Jun 17
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Clinical Professor Emeritus Dorothy Powell is one of seven distinguished nurse educators selected for the ninth class of fellows for induction into the National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education. Powell will be named an honorary fellow recognizing retired nurse educators who have made significant contributions to nursing education. The induction ceremony will take place during the 2015 NLN Education Summit on Friday, Oct. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev. The NLN established the Academy of Nursing Education in 2007 to foster excellence in nursing education by recognizing and...
Jun 17
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
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 International Nursing Simulation and Learning Conference in Atlanta, Ga.
Jun 17
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Tracey Yap publishes article entitled "An Evidence-Based Cue-Selection Guide and Logic Model to Improve Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Long-term Care" in the June issue of the Journal of Nursing Care Quality.
Jun 17
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Elizabeth Rende presented her poster entitled "When Mom Isn't Around — The Innovative Use of a Migraine Action Plan to Decrease Headache-Related Disability in School" at the annual American Association of Nurse Practitioners Conference in New Orleans, La. The conference was attended by more than 5,000 nurse practitioners. Click here to see other faculty members presented at the conference.
Jun 17
2015
  • News
I’m not sure the average person could ever imagine being able to walk into a store and pick up items from their grocery list and see a medical provider all in one visit. However, as the world of health care continues to evolve, retail clinics are becoming a common feature. Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is one of two schools in the nation to join a pilot program with Target Corporation that will allow family nurse practitioner students to complete their clinical rotations in Target’s in-store clinics. “As more and more people have access to insurance through the Affordable Care Act...
Jun 12
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Midge Bowers and Iris Padilla presented at the annual American Association of Nurse Practitioners Conference in New Orleans, La. Bowers' presentation was entitled "Same Day Access Clinic: A Shift in Acute Heart Failure Care" and Padilla's presentation was entitled "Using the Chronic Care Model as An Approach to Diabetes Care." The conference is attended by more than 5,000 nurse practitioners. Click here to see other faculty members presented at the conference.
Jun 12
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Sharron Docherty co-authors an article entitled "The Adolescent and Young Adult with Cancer: A Developmental Life Course Perspective" with Marian Kayle, Gary Maslow and Sheila Judge Santacroce in the Seminars in Oncology Nursing Journal. Docherty was also invited as the visiting professor at Laval University in Quebec City, Quebec Canada. She gave a workshop on mixed-methods research and consulted with faculty researchers.
Jun 12
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Oermann recently conducted a workshop entitled "Writing for Publication: You Can Do It" for Kent State University College of Nursing and Delta Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau.

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