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.
By: Michael Relf, PhD, RN, Associate Professor and Director of the Accelerated BSN Program, Duke University School of Nursing, and Michelle Hartman, DNP, RN, Assistant Professor, Duke University School of Nursing
The Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs at Duke University School of Nursing were successfully reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
The reaccreditation is part of a rigorous evaluation by the CCNE and the three academic programs were accredited for a 10 year period, the maximum period of time that the agency can award.
Dr. Cristina Hendrix, an associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing and president of the North Carolina chapter of the Philippine Nurse Association, is calling nurses, health professionals and community members to help her fellow countrymen after the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Duke University School of Nursing Received More Than $2.7 Million in Awards for Research, Scholarships and Education in July, August and September 2013
Durham, NC…During the first three months of fiscal year 2014, Duke University School of Nursing received $2,706,029 in new awards for nurse research, education and scholarships. The projects range from new research in pediatric traumatic brain injury to developing a new HIV/AIDS specialty within the nurse practitioner program to supporting student scholarships.
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.
Duke University School of Nursing was named the second best Graduate Nursing Program in the country by Graduateprograms.com. 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.
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.