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Mar 02
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Meg Carman has been accepted as a candidate for induction as a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing and will be inducted on Oct. 2, 2015, during the awards gala at the Emergency Nurses Association annual conference.
Mar 02
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Alumni Achievements
Jennie De Gagne, Bei Wu and Ellie McConnell have a paper entitled " The effect of a urinary incontinence self-management program for older women in South Korea: A pilot study" that has been published in the International Journal of Nursing Sciences. The article is the result of Jennie’s DNP capstone.
Mar 02
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Jennie De Gagne has a paper entitled "The lived experience of new graduate nurses working in an acute care setting" that has been published in the Journal of Continuing Nursing in Education.
Mar 02
2015
  • News
While the media’s fascination with Ebola seems to have moved on to other health stories like the measles outbreak, the fight against Ebola isn’t over. As progress against this deadly disease is being made, now is the time to learn the strengths, challenges and opportunities that health care workers and organizations faced when battling the deadly disease. Join Chad Priest, JD, MSN, RN, assistant dean for Operations and Community Partnerships at Indiana University School of Nursing, for his lecture “Resilience, Challenges and Opportunities: Initial Hospital Management of Ebola Virus Disease in...
Feb 27
2015
  • News
  • Alumni Achievements
(From Winter 2015 Duke Nursing magazine) By Jim Rogalski The roads that snake up the hillsides leading away from the coastal city of Lima, Peru, offer increasing contrast to the cosmopolitan city below. Skyscrapers and high-rise apartment buildings of this modern industrial city of nearly 9 million people slowly give way to modest hillside adobe homes, then to small rural settlements, and eventually to pueblos jovenes, or shanty towns, leading into the Andes Mountains and the Amazon rainforest. The river community Ocho de Deciembre in the Amazon is where Lauren Beaudry, MSN’13, MSc-GH’13, is...
Feb 27
2015
  • DUSON in the Media
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Michael Zychowicz was interviewed by Nurse.com for an article entitled "Master your education: A discussion with the director of an MSN program."
Feb 26
2015
  • Student Achievements
MSN student David Alfon has been awared the 2015 Barbara Brantley Memorial Scholarship by the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL). The scholarship fund, administered by the ACNL, was established by Catalyst Systems, LLC to support students enrolled in a master's program focused on nursing leadership, management or administration. The intent of this scholarship is to foster leadership excellence in nursing. At the 2015 ACNL Annual Conference, Catalyst founder and CEO, Holly De Groot, PhD, RN, FAAN, and ACNL President, Margarita Baggett, MSN, RN, presented a check for $3000 to Alfon...
Feb 26
2015
  • DUSON in the Media
Triangle Business Journal has named Paula Tanabe a finalist for its 2015 Health Care Heroes Awards.
Feb 22
2015
  • Announcements
Following the release of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health in late 2010, a group of nurse leaders convened a statewide summit of health care, business and policy leaders to respond to the national IOM Report and identify the four most critical areas for transforming nursing in North Carolina to better meet the needs of our state. The North Carolina Future of Nursing Action Coalition (NC FON AC) became the framework for addressing the priorities for action. We invite all interested individuals and organizations to join us in this...
Feb 22
2015
  • Announcements
From noon to 1:00 p.m. on March 19 in Pearson 1014, Chad Priest, JD, MSN, RN, Assistant Dean for Operations & Community Partnerships at the Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON), will give a talk entitled “Initial Hospital Management of Ebola Virus Disease in a Large Teaching Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia: Resilience, Challenges and Opportunities.” This free public event is sponsored by the Office of the Dean at Duke University School of Nursing. The objectives of the lecture are to trace the initial hospital response to the index of Ebola Virus Disease at JFK Memorial Hospital,...
Feb 19
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Frank Titch and Chuck Vacchiano coauthored a letter to the editor entitled "Pre-ictal bispectral index values; are they accurate?" that has been published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia.
Feb 19
2015
  • Research Announcements
PhD program faculty members Robin Dail and Chip Bailey received a Leadership Development Grant from the Duke University Graduate School to sponsor a series of seminars focused on leadership skill development and career options for current PhD students and post-docs. The inaugural lecture was delivered by Dean Marion Broome on February 16. Her talk entitled “Leadership: A life-long journey (and it is never too early to start)” focused on the importance of developing leadership skills for now and the future. The series will be recorded and available for anyone interested in learning from...
Feb 19
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Alumni Achievements
Beth Duffy, DNP'14, and faculty members Cheryl Rodgers and Marilyn Hockenberry published an article entitled "Implementing a daily maintenance care bundle to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in pediatric oncology patients" in the Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing. The article is the result of Beth's DNP capstone.
Feb 18
2015
  • Announcements
  • Student Announcements
DUSON Student Council is collecting coats, hats, scarves and gloves in good condition only (no stains or holes, please) from Monday, Feb. 16, to Friday, Feb. 27. All goods will be donated to the Community Health clinical site. Place winter weather gear in the collection bins behind the piano in the DUSON atrium. Questions? Contact Jennie Weill at jennifer.weill@duke.edu.
Feb 17
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Ruth Anderson, Chip Bailey, Bei Wu, Kirsten Corazzini, Ellie McConnell and Sharron Docherty have a paper entitled "Adaptive Leadership framework for chronic illness: Framing a research agenda" that has been published in Advances in Nursing Science. This paper will appear in the Focused issue on "Models of Care for the Future."
Feb 17
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Sophia Smith has an article entitled "Evaluation of Pillars4life: A virtual coping skills program for cancer survivors" that has been published in Psychooncology.
Feb 17
2015
  • DUSON in the Media
A news article from the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) highlights Janet Prvu Bettger's work in China last summer using funds from DGHI to help offset the cost of international travel.
Feb 13
2015
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Ellie McConnell has accepted an invitation to serve on the North Carolina Institute of Medicine Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. The task force is being held by the NCIOM in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division on Aging and Adult Services, AARP North Carolina, Alzheimer’s NC, the Alzheimer’s Association and LeadingAge NC. The Task Force will be co-chaired by Goldie S. Byrd, PhD, dean, College of Arts and Sciences, North Carolina A&T State University; Doug Dickerson, MBA, state director, AARP NC; and Lisa Gwyther, MSW, CSW,...
Feb 13
2015
  • Announcements
The N.C. League for Nursing will hold a workshop in collaboration with the Duke School of Nursing Beta Epsilon Chapter of STTI on Friday, March 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Pearson 1103. Dr. Kenya Beard, EdD, GNP-BC, NP-C, ACNP-BC, CNE, associate vice president for curriculum & instruction, Josiah Macy Faculty Scholar and director of the Center for Multicultural Education and Health Disparities at Jersey College in New Jersey, will present "Multicultural Education & Transformational Teachers (METTs): Strengthening the Multicultural Capacity of Future Health Care Providers."...
Feb 13
2015
  • Announcements
On Saturday, Feb. 21, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the School of Nursing, Dean Marion E. Broome, ABSN Program Faculty and the Nursing Alumni Affairs Office will host ABSN Family & Friends Day. Lunch is provided for everyone. There will be Center for Nursing Discovery lab tours, a welcome by Dean Broome, an alumni panel and activities for children. Please RSVP to Ann Salina at ann.salina@duke.edu.

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