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Monday, October 26, 2015

Africa has had a hold on Jane Blood-Siegfried, PhD, RN, CPNP, ever since she was a girl, when she lived in Liberia with her family and, among other things, cared for a succession of orphaned baby chimpanzees, one of whom slept in a crib in her room and occasionally clambered up onto her bed and plucked the rollers out of her hair. Her family left Liberia, where her father had been stationed as a U.S. State Department official building schools, when she was

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of three faculty members who are being inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at its national conference later this month in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) joins Indiana University in being the only schools to receive two designations in a row from the National League for Nursing (NLN) Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Margaret “Meg” Carman, DNP, ACNP-BC, ENP-BC, FAEN, assistant professor at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), has been inducted as a Fellow in the Academy of Emergency Nursing.  The Academy honors nurses who have made “enduring, substantial contributions to emergency nursing and who continue to advance the profession and provide visionary leadership to the Emergency Nurses Association.”  Carman is one of only 12 people in the nation to receive the designation

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Alumna Sally Rankin, MSN’78, and her husband, Rev. William W.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will lead a national research study about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training conducted by Marilyn Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing and director of Evaluation and Educational Research.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Brennan Davis’s first two nights volunteering in Clinic 2A were pretty quiet—uneventful actually. But the third time truly was the charm for the Duke master of science in nursing (MSN) degree student. That’s when a patient with a laceration on one of his fingers came into the clinic, giving Davis the chance to practice a few new skills.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Marilyn Hockenberry, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Bessie Baker Professor of Nursing at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), has been appointed as Associate Dean for Research for the Office of Research Affairs (ORA) at DUSON effective Tuesday, September 1. The ORA provides the resources needed to support knowledge and discovery that further the science of nursing.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The ADAPT Center awarded Tracey Yap a small grant for her study entitled "Adaptive and Technical Challenges Associated with Use of Nursing Home Resident Monitoring Technology in Pressure Ulcer Prevention: A Pilot Study." This research addresses the unacceptably high rates of pressure ulcers acquired in U.S. nursing homes.