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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.
Nov 21
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Alumni Achievements
Several of our faculty members presented posters at the Duke AHEAD event "Celebration of Education: Cultivating Meaningful Collaboration" spotlighting health professions educators and their remarkable innovations and achievements: Midge Bowers - "Candid Conversations with Expert Clinicians" co-authored with Michael Zychowicz (This abstract is a culmination of the work Bowers and Zychowicz were able to pursue thanks to the support of a Catalyst Award from the Center of Nursing Collaboration, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CONCEPT) at DUSON and expert video production assistance provided by...
Nov 21
2014
  • Alumni Achievements
Monique Grant-Coke, DNP'14, presented a poster entitled "Establishing a Telephone Medication Order Policy and Protocol For a Small Private Hospital in Jamaica" at the Faculty of Medical Sciences Annual Research Conference held Nov. 9-11, 2014, at the University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica.
Nov 20
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dean Marion E. Broome contributed the chapter "Developing and Sustaining Self" to Leadership & Nursing: Contemporary Perspectives, 2nd edition, edited by John Daly, Sandra Speedy and Debra Jackson.
Nov 20
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
  • Student Achievements
Acute Care PNP student Nicola Gray and Karin Reuter-Rice coauthored an article entitled "Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury in children: Complications and rehabilitation strategies" that has been published in the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
Nov 20
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Karin Reuter-Rice has been selected to serve on the Advisory Committee for the American Nurses Association (ANA) Professional Issues Panel on Workplace Violence and Incivility. The goal of this Professional Issues Panel will be to develop a position statement on workplace violence and incivility and detailed recommendations for registered nurses and employers. The work of the Advisory Committee is to provide guidance and feedback to ANA and the Steering Committee throughout the project period. Additionally, the Advisory Committee will be given opportunities to contribute to the development of...
Nov 20
2014
  • Student Announcements
The Asian American Pacific Islanders Nurses Association (AAPINA) is soliciting applicants for a student scholarship and mentorship awards. Any questions related to these announcements may be forwarded to Dr. Jennie De Gagne who is serving as the Chair for the AAPINA’s scholarship and award committee.
Nov 20
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Wei Pan was selected to offer an American Public Health Association (APHA)-Learning Institute course on Propensity Score Matching Using R for Public Health Research at the 142nd APHA annual meeting on November 15-19 in New Orleans, LA. He was also newly elected as Secretary-Elect for the Applied Public Health Statistics Section of APHA.
Nov 20
2014
  • Student Announcements
To recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies, the March of Dimes offers several $5,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing. The application is available here. Applications are due in January. The deadline for 2015 is January 30, 2015. Scholarship recipients are announced in May. Call (914) 997-4609 for more information.
Nov 17
2014
  • Announcements
The Stop Hunger Now meal packing event at Duke School of Nursing on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, raised $3,480, and volunteers packed more than 12,000 meals in 70 minutes. "Without the support of DUSON and the surrounding community," said DUSON Student Council President Allison Lewinski, "we would not have been able to achieve this goal." Participants included DUSON students (both current and incoming), faculty and staff; students from the School of Medicine, Divinity School, Fuqua, Pratt Engineering and the Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs; clinicians from Duke Hospital and the...
Nov 17
2014
  • Student Achievements
ABSN students Jamie Kahnel and John Barrett gave a podium presentation entitled "Communication Through the Heart, Being a Champion in Your Own Life" on Nov. 16, 2014, at the North Carolina Interprofessional Leadership Conference at Fuqua School of Business. Their advisor Anne Derouin said, "They did a fantastic job representing our school community, especially through their illustration of approaching communication with others (locally and globally) using the skills they have learned through experiences traveling and during their training at DUSON."
Nov 17
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Dean Marion E. Broome gave a talk entitled “Leadership Preparation in a Chaotic Healthcare System” on Nov. 13 in Dallas, Texas, at the International Nursing Administration Research Conference 2014, Pioneering Through Chaos: Leadership for a Changing World.
Nov 14
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Debra Brandon was in São Paulo, Brazil for a visiting professorship at the University of São Paulo School of Nursing November 5-15, 2014. Her scheduled activities were linked to a research group focusing on nursing and neonatal care and an interdisciplinary research group on loss and grief. She lectured graduate students enrolled in "Research project design on women and perinatal health" and "Critical analysis of the process of child care." While at the University of San Paulo, Debra participated in the dissertation defense of a PhD student she worked with and looked for collaborative...
Nov 14
2014
  • Announcements
  • University and Health System
This is the last week of the 2014-15 Doing Good in the Neighborhood campaign! We always look forward to the final week because we get to give away dozens of tickets and gift certificates donated by local businesses for our donors. It’s one way we try to say ’thank you’ for the incredible support given by Duke colleagues to the schools and non-profits that benefit from Doing Good in the Neighborhood. All Duke employees who give by the end of Friday, November 21, will be entered into every drawing for prizes donated by these generous local businesses: Lilly's Pizza Watts Grocery Washington Duke...
Nov 14
2014
  • University and Health System
Holiday ReLEAF—from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 1001 Corporate Drive in Hillsborough, NC 27278—is for school-age children (K-12th grade) who have lost a friend or family member due to death. Participants explore traditions and resources that help them cope with special holidays. Children are able to share their grief with other children as they learn how to both understand and express their feelings in a safe environment. A separate caregiver session will be held during children’s group activities. Dinner is provided. Registration is required; there is a $25 registration fee per...
Nov 14
2014
  • Student Announcements
Grad students and postdocs, I wanted to inform you about a fantastic graduate student organization called DISI - Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators - a pro-bono consulting group for non-profits in our community. We ask the non-profits to apply to be our partners and define a project related to some problem or issue they've been facing and don't have the resources or the know-how to solve them. We select 10-12 projects each semester based on students' interests and form groups of 5-6 students from a variety of disciplines for each project. One student becomes the the project manager...
Nov 12
2014
  • Faculty Publications/Honors
Marilyn Oermann presented the keynote address at the 19th Annual Health Professions Educator Conference held at the University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Ind. Her speech was on Best Practices in Health Professions Education. She also conducted a workshop on the Process of Writing Journal Manuscripts at the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing Annual Convention in St. Louis, Ill.

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