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Deirdre Thornlow

Monday, February 12, 2018

Michael Cary, Victoria Goode, Nancy Crego, Deirdre Thornlow, Beth Merwin and ABSN alumni Kayla Baba and Scarlet Fellingham recently published an article entitled "Hospital Readmissions among Total Hip Replacement Patients in 2009 and 2014" in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Co-authors include experts from Durham Veterans Affairs Medical enter and Duke University School of Medicine. 

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Faculty at the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) have been working with the Duke Center for Community and Population Health Improvement and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute Community Engagement Core at Duke on a Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute project, Health Outcomes that Matter (PCORI EAIN #2512) to identify research priorities for patients, families and communities. Their work will contribute to a five-year roadmap for research. Five workgroups have been working towards this end, and DUSON faculty are involved in four of these:

Friday, April 28, 2017

The Duke American Association for Men in Nursing (DAAMN) sponsored a College Basketball Bracket Challenge during March Madness. Deirdre Thornlow was one of two winners of the challenge. Thornlow was the winner of a sign photo from Coach Mike Krzyzewski. DAAMN President Joshua Tai presented the award to Thornlow.

Friday, March 31, 2017

Michael Cary presented a poster titled "Social Determinants of 30-day Hospital Readmissions among Major Joint Replacement Patients" at the annual Pepper Center meeting in Arlington, Virginia.  Poster authors include Victoria Goode, Deirdre Thornlow, Cathleen Colón-Emeric, ABSN student Shannon Murphy and Beth Merwin.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Victoria Goode, Nancy Crego, Michael Cary, Deirdre Thornlow and Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin published an article entitled "Improving Quality and Safety Through Use of Secondary Data: Methods Case Study" in the Western Journal of Nursing Research.

Friday, September 2, 2016

Congratulations to those whose promotions have been approved by the Duke Board of Trustees and welcome to Rosa and Margie whose appointments have been approved by the Duke Board of Trustees! 

Appointments

Friday, May 13, 2016

DNP alumna Honey Jones recently published an article entitled "Intrahospital Transport of the Critically Ill Adult: A Standardized Evaluation Plan" in the journal Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing. Co-authors of the article included Michael Zychowicz, Mary Champagne, and Deirdre Thornlow.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Being on the front line of direct patient care, nurses act as liaisons and advocates between patients, their families and other health care professionals. It is because of this role, they greatly impact the successful recovery of patients especially following elective procedures and surgeries. Preventing complications from snowballing into a larger unintended problem called “cascade iatrogenesis” is the foundation for the research being conducted by DUSON Assistant Professor Deirdre Thornlow, PhD, RN, CPHQ.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Deirdre Thornlow, PhD, RN, was invited to speak at the Cleveland Clinic Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence at their Nursing Grand Rounds Special Event on Tuesday May 13, 2014. Dr. Thornlow was asked to present her dissertation research ‘The Relationship between Patient Safety and Patient Outcomes,’ and her latest work on ‘Cascade Iatrogenesis.’ In front of an audience of approximately 150 clinicians, including Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Registered Nurses, Quality Improvement professionals, and Physicians, Dr.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Deirdre Thornlow, PhD, RN, was invited to speak at the Cleveland Clinic Zielony Institute for Nursing Excellence at their Nursing Grand Rounds Special Event on Tuesday May 13, 2014. Dr. Thornlow was asked to present her dissertation research on the relationship between patient safety and patient outcomes and her latest work on Cascade Iatrogenesis. She presented a one-hour lecture entitled "The Relationship between Nursing Care and Patient Outcomes," in which she outlined the state of the science on the topic and her research to date.