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Monday, August 25, 2014

Beginning in January 2015, the Duke University School of Nursing will offer a new major for students interested in working in women’s health as part of the school’s Master of Science in Nursing Program. Applications to the program are currently being accepted.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Queen Utley-Smith Named National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education Fellow

The Duke University School of Nursing’s own Dr. Queen Utley-Smith has been inducted as a Fellow into the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Last summer we met with a group of graduating ABSN students to collect words of wisdom about surviving and thriving in nursing school. We were developing a publication specifically for incoming ABSN students who were not only new to nursing but also beginning a challenging accelerated 16-month program of study.

Friday, August 8, 2014

(From Summer 2014 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Dave Hart

Every nurse knows that during the course of a career, and sometimes in the course of a single day, nursing professionals wear a hundred hats: caregiver, administrator, technician, troubleshooter, liaison, sounding board, and countless others. Nancy Short, DrPH, MBA’91, BSN’76, thinks it’s past time to add another one: health policy advocate.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Rapid changes in learning technologies are creating a sense of urgency – and opportunity – in higher education.  Educators often think that they could make a significant difference in the lives of their students if only they had the opportunity to dedicate themselves to educational innovation.  Thanks to the 2014 CATALYST Awards, five members of DUSON’s faculty are getting the chance to spend a year putting their best ideas into action.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Summertime might mean vacations at the mountains, or the beach for some, but for the faculty of the School of Nursing, summer is anything but being laid back. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, they are engaged around the world expanding their knowledge and sharing their expertise.

We asked the classic question, “So what will you be doing during the summer break?” The following is just a snapshot of some of the answers we received about the activities keeping DUSON Faculty busy this summer:

Friday, July 18, 2014

New Multi-Funder Initiative Aims to Help Reach Institute of Medicine Goal to Double the Number of Nurses with Doctorates

 Duke University School of Nursing is one of only 14 schools of nursing nationwide to be among the first to receive a grant from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) program to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Bridge to Doctorate program welcomes the first two cohorts of students to enroll in this new partnership between Duke University School of Nursing and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Division of Nursing.

Monday, July 14, 2014

(From Winter 2014 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Dave Hart

Working as a nurse practitioner in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Karin Reuter-Rice, PhD, CPNC-AC, couldn’t help but notice that some children who came in with traumatic brain injuries, such as those resulting from automobile accidents, improved rapidly and made full recoveries, while others who came in with very similar injuries suffered grave and permanent damage.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Art quilts created by North Carolina artists found a new home on the walls of the Duke School of Nursing’s Christine Seigler Pearson Building when a 45,000-square-foot addition to the building opened its doors earlier this year. Dean Catherine Gilliss, who has always loved the art form, worked with the firm American Art Resources to curate a collection of artwork for the Pearson Building.

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