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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

TROSA, a multi-year residential substance abuse treatment program located in Durham, N.C., is committed to providing a therapeutic healing environment for its residents. The community organization recently formed a relationship with Duke University School of Nursing to provide medical care to its more than 500 residents.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing was recently ranked number six in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report for its 2016 Best Nursing Schools rankings. More than 500 schools with accredited master’s or doctoral programs were surveyed, and 246 were eligible to be included in the now annual survey.

Monday, March 2, 2015

While the media’s fascination with Ebola seems to have moved on to other health stories like the measles outbreak, the fight against Ebola isn’t over. As progress against this deadly disease is being made, now is the time to learn the strengths, challenges and opportunities that health care workers and organizations faced when battling the deadly disease.

Friday, February 6, 2015

2015 Global Health Lecture FlyerGlobal HIV/AIDS advocate Dawn Averitt, founder and Emeritus Board member of The Well Project and member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, will present the keynote address for the 8th Annual Dorothy L. Powell Global Health Lecture from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Monday, February 2, 2015

When the Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (Duke AHEAD) was launched in March of 2014, its mission was lofty but clear: “to promote excellence in the education of health professionals by creating a community of education scholars, fostering innovation in health professions education, supporting outstanding teachers, providing faculty development programs and facilitating quality education research.”

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The innovative DUSON-VA psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner residency launched in 2013 has achieved a unique milestone. Its first Nurse Practitioner Resident, Ivy Settlemires, recently completed the first of four clinical rotations in the Mental Health Access Center.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

On February 5, 2015, Peter I. Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, will give the 2015 Harriet Cook Carter Lecture from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Duke University School of Nursing Auditorium. The title of his talk is "The future of nursing in an era of health reform: Implications for the basic and nurse practitioner workforces." A reception will follow in the Atrium. The lecture is free and open to the public, but space is limited.

Friday, January 9, 2015

The results of more than five years of research on sex workers that identifies and describes how they access healthcare and determines predictors of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) will be the focus of “Sex Worker Health: San Francisco Style.” The presentation will be given by Charles Cloniger, MS, FNP, co-founder and clinical director of St. James Infirmary, an occupational health and safety clinic for sex workers and their families in San Francisco.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2015 rankings of the best Online Graduate Nursing Programs and Duke University School of Nursing is recognized as the 6th best program in the United States.