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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

With the number of geriatric specialized providers decreasing and the population of older adults increasing, it is becoming ever more important to educate primary care providers in geriatric care. According to the American Geriatric Society, 20,000 geriatricians are currently needed to care for over 14 million older adults, but as of 2016 there were only 7,293 certified geriatricians nationwide. As with physicians, many of the nation’s nurses lack expertise in elder care.

Monday, July 16, 2018

As part of our globally-focused curriculum, students may participate in global clinical immersion experiences. These experiences ensure nursing students are culturally sensitive, aware of current and emerging health needs and are able to address health disparities locally, nationally and globally. Each global experience is developed with faculty to meet specific programs and academic objectives.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Valerie Sabol, PhD, ACNP-BC, GNP-BC, ANEF, FAANP, professor at Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System's Deborah (Hutch) Allen were recently selected as recipients of

Monday, July 9, 2018

Donna Biederman, DrPh, MN, RN, associate professor, was recently awarded $389,903 from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust for a period of three years to support the Durham Transitions Consult Clinic project.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing has centered its mission on not only providing an excellent education for future nursing leaders but also to creating a center of excellence for advancing nursing science.

As the field of Oncology nursing has expanded its role, DUSON is proud to have played its part in helping to educate a future generation of oncology nurses while also leading nursing science in oncology research.

Monday, June 25, 2018

Isaac Lipkus, PhD, professor at Duke University School of Nursing and his co-investigators Scott Huettel, PhD, professor in the department of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University; Wei Pan, PhD, associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing; Caroline Cobb, PhD, assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and Merlyn Griffith

Monday, June 18, 2018

Building, growing and supporting a well-rounded community for preceptors is what two faculty members at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) are embarking on a journey to accomplish.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) recently announced the appointment of Sharron Docherty, PhD, PNP-BC, FAAN, associate professor as the director of the School’s PhD program.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Last year the faculty of Duke University School of Nursing embarked on a collaboration with the faculty of Midwifery & Palliative Care at King’s College London, to cultivate innovative partnerships that foster the promotion of nursing and midwifery research. The Advancement of Nursing Science fund was established to support two stages of collaboration between researchers – the first for travel between institutions, and the second for the development of pilot research projects, which should form the basis of a larger research project for which external funding will be sought.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

The Duke Elder Family/Caregiver Training (DEFT) Center was created to train, educate and empower individuals in their role as caregivers of homebound older adults.