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Michael Zychowicz

Friday, April 20, 2018

Michael Zychowicz was recently elected to serve as a member of the 2018-2019 board of directors for the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties is the only organization specifically devoted to promoting high quality nurse practitioner education at the national and international levels.  

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Michael Zychowicz was nominated for and selected to continue participation on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measures Clinical Subcommittee. The focus of this "Wave-2" group will be cost measure development for non-spinal musculoskeletal disease management. 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Michael Zychowicz serves as editor of a book recently published entitled "An Introduction to Orthopedic Nursing, 5th edition." The target audience for this book is the bedside nurse providing direct patient care in a clinical setting however this is a solid reference for others in the continuum of care including clinical nurs

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Michael Zychowicz and Angela Richard-Eaglin recently joined colleagues from the Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS) Janet Campbell and Bich Nguyen to attend a national nurse practitioner residency meeting in Washington, DC, held by the Office of Academic Affiliations, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Monday, February 5, 2018

For the Spring 2018 semester, master’s students at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) have the opportunity to enroll in a new major: Psychiatric Mental Health. It’s the eighth and latest major offered for nurse practitioner students, following closely on the heels of the Women’s Health major, which was added three years ago.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Michael Zychowicz was recently invited to be a panelist at The Future of Online Education at Duke. The panel discussion involved discussion about how online education is evolving at Duke: where we've been, what's changed and what we think is coming in the future. The panel featured Duke instructors and administrators with experience teaching online courses and developing online programs to advance their educational missions. 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Michael Zychowicz recently received the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) Outstanding Orthopaedic Nurse Practice Award at its 37th annual Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The award recognizes a NAON member who has provided high quality healthcare to the orthopaedic patient and has made outstanding contributions over his or her career to the field of orthopaedic nursing.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Michael Zychowicz was nominated for and selected to participate on a technical expert panel for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) Episode-based Cost Measures Musculoskeletal Disease Management Clinical Subcommittee. CMS stated that Zychowicz was chosen because of his perspective, experience and expertise would provide valuable input to the development of episode-based cost measures.

The MACRA is a bipartisan legislation signed into law on April 16, 2015.


Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Durham VA HCS and the Duke University School of Nursing recently partnered in a program to enhance the education and training of Nurse Practitioners in the primary care of adult and geriatric Veterans as part of a five-year funded grant by the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA).

Friday, December 2, 2016

Dean Marion E. Broome and DUSON senior leaders were recently invited guests of Duke Raleigh Hospital. While visiting the hospital the group toured the facility and discussed possible areas of collaboration.

Thanks to our friends at Duke Raleigh Hospital for the hospitality. We are looking forward to working with you!