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Friday, November 1, 2013

Applications are now being accepted for the nurse anesthesia specialty within the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program at Duke University School of Nursing.

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 as well as the rapid expansion of knowledge and the growing need for nursing leaders who are prepared to innovatively design and assess care.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing was named the second best Graduate Nursing Program in the country by This ranking was announced in the Fall 2013 edition of “Top Grad Nursing Programs.” This is the first such ranking of its kind by the student-reviewed graduate student resource service. More than 40,000 current or recently graduated students evaluated more than 1,300 graduate schools nationwide.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing Dean Catherine L. Gilliss was appointed an advisory professor at Fudan University School of Nursing during a ceremony in China.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Mariam Kayle, a second year PhD student, exemplifies some of the best qualities of a Duke School of Nursing student. She recently received an honorary award, the “Allamona” (Ambassador category) from the Order of Nurses in Lebanon, so we asked her to tell us about the award and the field of nursing in Lebanon, her native country of residence.

Q: Tell us what this award means.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Congratulations to the winners of Duke School of Nursing’s first-ever Our Global Summer photo essay contest. ABSN students submitted more than 40 photos that were taken during cultural immersion trips this year organized by the School’s Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing and the University of California, Davis Extension are joining forces to bring Duke’s innovative nursing Population Care Coordinator Program to Northern California. Population Care Coordinators are specially-trained nurses who work closely with primary care physicians and care teams to implement patient-centered approaches in health care.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing is currently accepting applications for its new HIV/AIDS specialty concentration within the Primary Care Nurse Practitioner major for the fall 2014 semester.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) recently received the official designation as a National Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing.

Friday, September 27, 2013

This year, September 30th to October 5th is designated National Gerontological Nursing Week, and the theme of the week is A Clear Vision of Care for the Older Adult. This recognition hopes to raise awareness about the growing need for gerontological nurses and the need for increased training and educational opportunities to equip all nurses to meet the psychological, medical and social needs of older adults.

Friday, September 20, 2013

Katie Clark (MSN ’11) has returned from a two-month DukeEngage project in Uganda helping to staff one health clinic and build another health clinic. The mission of DukeEngage is to empower students to address critical human needs through immersive service, in the process transforming students, advancing the University’s educational mission and providing meaningful assistance to communities in the U.S. and abroad.