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Friday, January 24, 2014

Dr. Ryan Shaw’s commitment to fitness and health is evident when you first meet him. Lean and athletic, Dr. Shaw is known around Duke School of Nursing for running marathons. He even trained for a Half-Ironman Triathlon while working on his dissertation.

“It was a source of stress relief for me,” Dr. Shaw said with a laugh.

One of the newest faculty members at the School of Nursing, Dr. Shaw’s research is focused on health, chronic diseases and how new technology can help bridge the gap between patient and health care provider.

Friday, January 17, 2014
Teaching Conversations
Bring your lunch and join the Institute for Educational Excellence from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, January 21, Pearson 1009 for featured presenter Ethan Cicero, who will be be speaking about the topic ”Teaching Students to Care for Transgender Patients and Families.”
Friday, January 17, 2014

An updated version of the Faculty Handbook has been posted online. All changes are listed in the revisions document.  Please notify your faculty and ask them to refresh their browser when they first visit the site to ensure they are viewing the most recent version of the document. Please contact if you have any questions.

Friday, January 17, 2014

In recognition of their profession’s commitment to exceptional patient care, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are celebrating the 15th annual National Nurse Anesthetists Week, January 19-25, with this year’s theme of “Our Priority. Our Passion. Our Patients.”

Friday, January 3, 2014

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for the Fall 2014 and Fall 2015 cohorts for the Nurse Anesthesia DNP program. The priority deadline for both terms is February 1.

The nurse anesthesia specialty is transitioning from the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree program to the DNP program as part of a national initiative to reflect the changing demands of a complex health care environment and the growing need for innovative nursing leaders who are prepared to design and assess care.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program at Duke University School of Nursing have experienced many complex issues within health care and feel passionately about improving the lives of patients, families and communities. 

Poised to become leaders in the field, these students are learning how to translate and effectively communicate their health care knowledge and experiences in an innovative class at Duke called “Transforming the Nation’s Health.” 

Friday, December 20, 2013

Nurse Anesthesia Campus Visit Experience: Friday, Jan. 17 and Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014

The faculty at the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Duke University School of Nursing are hosting a two-day Nurse Anesthesia Campus Visit for interested students.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing presents the Dorothy L. Powell Global Health Lecture and Research Symposium on January 23, 2014. This year's theme is “Increasing Access to Primary Health Care Globally in Low Income and Rural Communities.”

Thursday, December 12, 2013

(From Summer 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)

Written by Dave Hart. Illustrations by David Pickel.

For the first few minutes, the Managing Acute and Chronic Health Problems class looks pretty much like any other. Forty-five students sit behind long curved tables in the amphitheater-style classroom in the Pearson Building, while the professor, Alison Edie, DNP, RN, FNP, stands in the front of the class, going over some announcements.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Mallory Adler is accustomed to being the youngest in her class. Soon to be a Duke alumna, she skipped the first grade and later graduated high school at age 17. She then finished her undergraduate studies at Gardner-Webb University in three years. Now at age 21, she is about to be the youngest person to graduate from the School’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degree program.