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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Welcome School of Nursing students, faculty and staff to 2017 and the spring semester of our 2016-2017 academic year!

We are excited to welcome all of our new students joining the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) community. We are also delighted to assist them on their journey to becoming nurse leaders.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Center for Nursing Discovery has received a five-year accreditation by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) and the Council for Accreditation of Healthcare Simulation Programs in the area of Teaching/Education. DUSON is the only nursing school in North Carolina and one of three nursing schools in the United States to receive this accreditation.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The combination of a growing number of patients with multiple chronic conditions and the enormous volume of medical knowledge in a electronic health record (EHR) is a challenge for clinicians to manage.

Monday, December 12, 2016

In January 2015, the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) accepted its first students into the only Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) program in North Carolina. The program is offered as both a major in the Master of Science in Nursing Program and a post-master's certificate for students interested in working in women’s health. This December, seven students completed the program – Amber Barron, Emily Brandmeyer, Lucian Daniels Aravapalli, Melanie King, Lisvel Matos, Ashlye Thorpe and Jessica Wood.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing has had a very successful school year, and its entire community is looking forward to a productive 2017.

First, we’d like to thank our faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners for their hard work and dedication that helped us have another remarkable year.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and the Duke University Health System (DUHS) launched the Duke Advancement of Nursing, Center of Excellence (DANCE) in a unique collaboration to promote personal professional advancement and lifelong learning for all nurses and nursing students. Launched in 2015, the program hopes to advance the health of the communities and demonstrate Duke’s commitment to excellence in patient-centered care.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Congratulations to all of the students who will participate in graduation exercises on Saturday, December 10, at 11 a.m.

The graduation exercises will be held at the Washington Duke Inn located at 3001 Cameron Boulevard in Durham, N.C. Refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Across the world, patients and health care providers are enjoying technological advances that are transforming health care. However, before these items make it to the marketplace, they have to be developed and tested. Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is home to a place for this – the new Duke Health Innovation Lab, an interdisciplinary center for developing and testing pioneering innovations in technology and patient care delivery.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Ever since the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic in 1981, many medical professionals, community activists and others have been fighting to prevent new HIV infections, diagnose existing ones and care for people living with HIV/AIDS. On December 1, people around the world will unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS under this year’s theme for World AIDS Day: “Leadership. Commitment. Impact.”

Monday, November 21, 2016

As the Fall semester starts to wind down, our lives tend to become very busy during the holiday season.

During your holidays, please take a moment to give thanks for all we enjoy together.

This fall we began the promising task of implementing our 2016-2020 Strategic Plan with the vision to transform the future of nursing, to advance health with individuals, families and communities.