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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.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Researcher Selected for Prestigious Program that Advances Careers of Talented Junior Nurse Faculty

Monday, August 19, 2013

The idea that people can get a quality education at an institution that may be located hundreds if not thousands of miles away from their home and yet not have to relocate to get that education is an attractive feature of online or distance-based education. According to Inside Higher Ed, in 2011 one-third of all students enrolled in postsecondary education had taken an accredited online course in a postsecondary institution.

Friday, August 9, 2013
On July 23, 2013, Dr. Dorothy Powell attended the Fortieth Annual General Meeting of the Regional Nursing Body (RNB) of the Caribbean Community Secretariat in Port of Spain, Trinidad. At the meeting, Dr. Powell presented on The End of a Chapter: The Development of the Pillars Framework.
Monday, August 19, 2013

Today, Duke University School of Nursing faculty members Dr. Margaret “Midge” Bowers, Dr. Penny Cooper and Dr. Rémi Hueckel fill their days by teaching students, conducting research and working with patients. But once, these three women were first responders racing to accident scenes and urgent medical emergencies—not in an ambulance but in a Duke Life Flight helicopter. Each has more than a decade of experience working as a flight nurse. Dr. Bowers was part of the crew from 1988 to 1999, Dr. Cooper from 1990 to 2000 and Dr. Hueckel from 1998 to 2000.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

(From Summer 2013 Duke Nursing magazine)

By Jim Rogalski

A few years ago in a top New York City fashion design firm, Ellen Urbanowicz sat across the table from Generation Y pop stars Jessica and Ashley Simpson, whose “Tween” clothing line was all the rage. Urbanowicz—then age 24—and fellow designers were charged with keeping the label fresh and edgy.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Duke University School of Nursing was named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the Board of Governors of the National League for Nursing (NLN). The only nursing school this year to be selected for “Creating Environments that Promote the Pedagogical Expertise of Faculty,” the School of Nursing was singled out as a national leader in nursing education. The Duke University School of Nursing is one of only 25 schools of nursing in the nation to have earned a Center of Excellence recognition from the NLN.

Friday, July 19, 2013

From the bedside to the boardroom, nurses are influencing the future of healthcare and the Nursing and Healthcare Leadership specialty in the MSN Program at Duke University School of Nursing is preparing its graduates to fill traditional and emerging leadership roles.