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Nov 26
2014
  • Staff Accolades
Margie Molloy and Jackie Vaughn passed the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) exam on Nov. 25.
Nov 26
2014
  • Announcements
WORLD AIDS DAY TOUR | DECEMBER 1, 2014100 FILM SCREENINGS ACROSS the U.S.A.LIVE-STREAMING Q&As with CAST DURHAM, N.C. SCREENING: DUKE UNIVERSITYALLEN BUILDING, ROOM 3266 P.M., DECEMBER 1ALL WELCOME TRAILER deepsouth FILM SYNOPSIS: deepsouth is a documentary about the rural American South and the people who inhabit its most quiet corners. Beneath layers of history, poverty, and now soaring HIV infections, three Americans redefine traditional Southern values to create their own solutions to survive. Josh, a college student, seeks the support of an underground gay family miles away from his...
Nov 25
2014
  • Announcements
Please keep a lookout for a registration email for the training to be held on December 16 and January 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Topics to be covered include Question Scoring, Branching, Tagging Questions, Panels, Reports and questions you bring.
Nov 25
2014
  • Student Achievements
PhD student Rachel Hirschey and her faculty sponsor Isaac Lipkus received an award for her Oncology Nursing Society proposal entitled "Intervention to Increase Exercise among Breast Cancer Survivors." This award is for a two-year period, awarded January 15, 2015, to January 15, 2017. This project was awarded at $4,960 for the two-year project period.
Nov 25
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Isaac Lipkus received an award for his Duke Cancer Center proposal entitled "Reducing Sedentary Behaviors among Colorectal Cancer Survivors." This is award is through the Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) pilot funding program.
Nov 25
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Ruth Anderson published a paper entitled "Manifestations and implications of uncertainty for improving healthcare systems: an analysis of observational and interventional studies grounded in complexity science" in Implementation Science.
Nov 25
2014
  • News
Earlier this month, Duke University School of Nursing Student Council achieved a momentous goal and packaged 12,000 meals in less than two hours for the international hunger relief agency Stop Hunger Now. The event brought together students from all four DUSON programs as well as students from Duke’s Schools of Medicine, Divinity, Engineering and the Physician Assistant program and the Physical Therapy program. Family members, staff from the Duke Human Vaccine Institute as well as friends, community members and students from area K-12 schools also pitched in to help. The Stop Hunger Now event...
Nov 25
2014
  • Announcements
Virginia Carden has graciously agreed to continue working with faculty, staff and PhD students on Endnote for the spring 2015 semester. She will continue to be available on Wednesday mornings from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Pearson Atrium.
Nov 25
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Student Achievements
The following faculty and students gave presentations at the fifth national Pursuing Radical Transformation in Nursing Education Conference held Nov. 14-16, 2014: Valerie Sabol - "Developing New Teaching Material: Bariatric Care as a Case in Point" Frank Titch - "Team-based Learning: Insights Gained" Mariam Kayle, PhD student; Ashley Munteanu, MSN student; and Danielle Rourke, ABSN student - "The Meaning of Excellence in Nursing Education: Student Voices"
Nov 25
2014
  • DUSON in the Media
  • Student Achievements
The Herald-Sun published an op-ed written by DNP student Diane Uzarski entitled "Our kids are downing energy drinks at an alarming rate."
Nov 25
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Cheryl Rodgers and her mentor Marilyn Hockenberry have received an award from Alex’s Lemonade Stand for their grant application entitled “Symptom Patterns during Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant." This award is for a two-year period, awarded January 15, 2015, to January 14, 2017. This project was awarded at $98,528 for the two-year project period.
Nov 24
2014
  • Announcements
Brigit Carter, PhD, RN, CCRN, represented the Duke University School of Nursing and the Health Equity Academy at the 2014 ABRCMS (Annual BioMedical Research Conference for Minority Students) Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 12-15. The 2014 conference, Developing Scientific Leaders through Research Training and Academic Excellences, offered a comprehensive program of scientific sessions, professional development workshops, student oral and poster presentations and exhibits.
Nov 24
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Donna J. Biederman was lead author on a brief commentary, Promising research and methodological approaches for health behavior research with homeless persons, that was recently published in The Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless.
Nov 24
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Oermann gave a speech at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing 2014 Baccalaureate Conference. The title was "Clinical Evaluation: Verifying Competence (How do you know they know?)."
Nov 24
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Ellie McConnell was recently named as one of 15 experts on a National Advisory Panel for the Health Resources and Services Administration on development of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) Uniform Curriculum. The purpose of the curriculum is to build a workforce with the skills to provide high ­quality care, ensure timely and accurate detection and diagnosis, and identify high-quality dementia care guidelines and measures across care settings. Specifically, the organization is tasked to develop and pilot test 15 to 35 modules along with collateral training materials and address various high-priority...
Nov 24
2014
  • University and Health System
Patient- and Family-Centered Care: The Family’s Perspective Thursday, Dec. 11, 2 – 3 p.m. Duke North, Room 2002 (Duke University Hospital)The presenters include Alyssa Stephany, MD, and four family members of former patients, Janna Elliott, Jonathan Fisher, Laura Fisher and Carrie Tuttle. Stephany is a hospitalist in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Duke University Hospital. The purpose of the Nursing Grand Rounds is to provide a forum for understanding the family’s perspective on the patient and family experience during repeated, lengthy and complex hospitalizations. Those who complete...
Nov 21
2014
  • Student Achievements
DNP student Scion Mangubat authored an op-ed entitled "Championing for Mental Health Amidst the 2014 World Series Frenzy" that has been published in Manila Mail.
Nov 21
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Student Achievements
PhD student Yuting Song published a paper in collaboration with her mentors Ruth Anderson, Kirsten Corazzini and Bei Wu entitled "Staff characteristics and care in Chinese nursing homes: A systematic Literature review" in the International Journal of Nursing Sciences.
Nov 21
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) and the Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders (HGNL) have awarded Cristina Hendrix the first-ever NHCGNE / HGNL Innovation Award for her project entitled "The TransitionaL Care (TLC) Program: Supporting Older Veterans and their Caregivers After Hospital Discharge." The purpose of the award is to highlight the innovative ways in which NHCGNE and HGNL members are advancing the care of older adults and celebrate the impact of these leaders in advancing nursing care for older adults.
Nov 21
2014
  • Alumni Achievements
Edwin Aroke, BSc, CRNA, received the Emerging Scholar Award from the International Society of Nurses in Genetics at their World Congress (Scottsdale, Ariz., Nov 7-9) for his dissertation work on "Exploring the Pharmacogenetics of Ketamine-Induced Emergence Phenomena" with faculty mentor Jennifer Dungan, PhD, RN. Edwin is a 2011 graduate of our Nurse Anesthesia Program and is currently a PhD student at the University of Massachusetts-Worcester.

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