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Aug 29
2016
  • Announcements
Read more about the DUSON 2016-17 Fight the Flu Campaign Get your free flu vaccination CONVENIENTLY in the Atrium at DUSON! Tuesday, September 610:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, September 12 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. More Locations September 15-16 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Duke South Clinic Area near South CafeteriaBring your Duke ID badge September 15 - November 1 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday) Duke Raleigh Hospital Employee Health OfficeBring your Duke ID badge September 16-23 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Duke Hospital In front of Atrium CafeteriaBring your Duke ID badge September 19 -...
Aug 26
2016
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Duke University School of Nursing welcomed nearly 300 new students admitted to the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Anesthesia, and PhD programs this week for New Student Orientation. The Fall 2016 admits represent the United States including close to home in Durham and as far as Oregon, California, Hawaii, Alaska, and more. Students also represent the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Pakistan. DUSON's new students also represent diverse backgrounds - former tour manager for a rock band; an extra in a Jason Stratham...
Aug 26
2016
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  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Staff Accolades
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 Gaumard Territory Sales Manager Gordon McKeown. Present to receive the award was CND faculty and staff: Margie Molloy, director; Michele Kuszajewski, assistant director; Danett Cantey, clincial nurse educator; Raymond Brisson III, simulation technology specialist; and NaShonda Thomas, staff assistant.
Aug 25
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Alumni Achievements
Robin Dail and MSN and DNP alumni Chirrl "Tinisha" Lambeth recently published an article entitled "First Golden Hour of Life: A Quality Improvement Initiative" in the August issue of Advances of Neonatal Care, the official journal of the National Association of Neonatal Nurses. Other co-authors included experts from Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem, N.C.
Aug 25
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Kathryn Trotter published a chapter entitled "Breast Conditions" in the third edition of Women's Gynecologic Health by Kerri Durnell Schuiling and Frances E. Likis. Trotter's chapter in included in section three of the book entitled "Women's Gynecologic Healthcare Management." Trotter's chapter includes topics on Mastalgia, Nipple Discharge, Benign Breast Masses, and Breast Cancer.
Aug 25
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Oermann was recently selected as the 2016-2017 recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Excellence Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize an experienced faculty member who systematically investigates questions related to student learning and the conditions under which it occurs in order to improve outcomes. One reviewer commented: "Demonstrating excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, she has made significant and lasting contributions to nursing education, particularly in the areas of evidence based...
Aug 25
2016
  • Research Announcements
From the Center for Nursing Research... Great News! for Hockenberry on Award Congratulations to Marilyn Hockenberry who received an award for her St. Jude’s R01 subcontract proposal entitled “Web-based physical activity intervention for children with ALL." This award is for a five-year period with a start date of July 1, 2016. From School of Medicine Research... myRESEARCHhome Portal for all Duke Researchers Introducing myRESEARCHhome, an online portal, and myRESEARCHnavigators, trained experts available by phone – both new resources for the Duke research community (School of Medicine and...
Aug 25
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Beth Cusatis Phillips is a finalist for the Duke AHEAD Interprofessional Education Excellence Award. The inaugural award honors an individual (professionals and staff) who demonstrated commitment, enthusiam, competence and innovation in promoting IPE in teaching, scholarly work and/or clinical education. Recipients of the Interprofessional Excellence Award will be announced on Duke AHEAD Education Day on Sept. 13. Phillips was also accepted into the Sigma Theta Tau Emerging Educational Administrator Institute. This is a 12-month leadership development experience. Her external mentor will be...
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Cristina Hendrix and her team received a $1.5 million, three-year grant from the Duke Endowment to create the Duke Elder Caregiving Training (DEFT) Center. The DEFT Center will offer the first academic-medical-community model for assisting caregivers following hospital discharge. The Center will incorporate services from DUSON, the Duke University Health System and the community. Caregivers of elderly patients discharged from the hospital will receive training that covers the technical and adaptive skills needed for effective home care. Congratulations!
Aug 19
2016
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Duke employees and family members can receive up to four free tickets to the Employee Kickoff Celebration football game against N.C. Central University on Saturday, Sept. 3. Free food, activities and games will be available for the entire family beginning at 3 p.m. in the Employee Fan Zone located in Morton Plaza outside Cameron Indoor Stadium. This year, you will be able to enjoy your pre-game meal in the air-conditioned comfort of Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Employee Fan Zone will close at 5:30 p.m. A DukeCard ID is required to pick up tickets on game day, and be sure to review the new...
Aug 19
2016
  • Staff Accolades
Congratulations to Belinda Wisdom on being recognized for her Commitment to Excellence. This staff recognition program celebrates staff who demonstrate the highest standards in their commitment to supporting our mission, vision and values. We thank all of those staff members who consistently demonstrate excellence in what they do for our School community. Click here for more information about the program and how to nominate a staff member. Read her nomination below: "It is with great pleasure that I acknowledge Ms. Belinda Wisdom for her commitment to excellence. Over the last few weeks, she...
Aug 19
2016
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Message from the Office of the Chancellor... With great pleasure, we announce the launch of the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).  This new academic hub has been created to accelerate the translation and implementation of scientific discoveries into health benefits for patients and communities.  The institute will be led by Ebony Boulware, MD, MPH, Vice Dean for Translational Sciences, Associate Vice Chancellor for Translational Research, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, and co-Principal Investigator of the Duke Clinical and Translational Science...
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Susan Schneider presented on "Oncology Nursing Update: Oncology Nursing in Cuba" for the Tampa Oncology Nursing Society chapter at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.
Aug 19
2016
  • Announcements
From DUSON Educational Technology Team... Thank you to all those of you who took the time to attend Sakai training last week. We had great participation! If you were not able to attend, resources are available here  https://support.sakai.duke.edu/. A helpful quick start guide is available on the CIT site (https://support.sakai.duke.edu/sakai-basics/quick-start-guides/). CIT is offering a variety of Sakai 11 trainings throughout this month and next. https://cit.duke.edu/events/sakai/ For technical issues related to the upgrade, please send an email to SON IT (citdl@mc.duke.edu) and include “...
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Sharron Docherty was recently elected to serve as the Social Sciences representative on the Executive Committee of the Duke University Graduate Faculty.
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
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 identification of best practices. Recognition in this area strengthens patient safety efforts through support of simulation modalities and encourages performance improvement and knowledge expansion of the individual educator. Bowers brings the number of DUSON certified healthcare simulation educators up to eight.
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marion E. Broome presented on "Understanding Ethical Issues of Research Participation from the Perspective of Participating Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review" at the 27th International Nursing Research Congress in Cape Town, South Africa. The article was co-authored with Stacey Crane, research project coordinator for Indiana University.
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Student Achievements
Brett Morgan and DNP alumni Jacob Deeds recently published an article entitled "An Anesthesia Quality Improvement Project to Improve Postoperative Pain Outcomes After Hysterectomy" in the Anesthesia eJournal. Other co-authors include Maj Prsicilla Shaw with the United States Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing in Texas, and Ltc Aaron Elliott with William Beaumont Army Medical Center in Texas.
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Rachel Richesson published an article entitled "A Framework to Support the Sharing and Re-Use of Computable Phenotype Definitions Across Health Care Delivery and Clinical Research Applications" in a special issue of Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes (eGEMs). Her co-authors include Michele Smerek for Duke Clinical Research Institute and C. Blake Cameron for Duke University School of Medicine.
Aug 19
2016
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Michael Zychowicz was chosen to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)-Wharton School of the the University of Pennsylvania leadership development program for nursing leaders. He recently attended the four-day program, which is taught by Wharton faculty, who present relevant and timely content designed to advance chief academic administrators to a higher level of leadership. The program is open to dean/directors and associate deans/directors from AACN member schools who currently serve as the chief or associate chief nursing academic officer.

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