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Center for Nursing Discovery News

Dec 05, 2017

Clinical Nurse Educator ​Danett Cantey recently presented a poster presentation entitled: "Student-Developed Simulations: Enhancing Understanding of Cultural Awareness and Social Determinants of Health (SDH)" at the Center for Life Long Learning at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing. Co-...

Oct 10, 2017

Faculty members Benjamin Smallheer, Brett Morgan, Frank Titch, Chris Muckler and staff member Michele Kuszajewski travelled to Western Norway University to continue collaborations between the universities nurse anesthesia and acute care NP programs. Their goal was to work on developing joint...

Sep 25, 2017

Margie Molloy recently presented at the 2017 National League for Nursing Education Summit in San Diego, California. Her presentation was entitled "A New Method to Establish and Sustain CPR Skill Competency."


Dec 09, 2016

Michele Kuszajewski was accepted as a member of the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Readiness Review Working Group.

Jun 10, 2016

Michele Kuszajewski was selected as a Society for Simulation in Healthcare Accreditation Site Reviewer. 

Jan 13, 2017

Michele Kusajewski presented a podium presentation with Thomas Dongilli from the Peter Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER) on "Pathway to Excellence: Preparing Your Center for Accreditation" at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare.

May 31, 2017

DUSON Center for Nursing Discovery will host the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) Simulation Council Meeting on Friday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Pearson 2140. Margie Molloy and Michele Kuszajewski will present:

The Team Approach to Seeking Simulation Program Accreditation...

May 12, 2017

​Danett Cantey published her first manuscript, titled "Student-developed simulations: Enhancing cultural awareness and understanding social determinants of health" in the April 2017 issue of Journal of Nursing Education. Co-authors include Schenita Randolph, Margie Molloy, Brigit Carter and...

May 02, 2017

Margie Molloy was recently selected for the National League for Nursing's year-long Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators. It is one of three tracks in the NLN Leadership Institute, an initiative of the NLN Center for Transformative Leadership. The simulation faculty leadership...

Feb 22, 2017

​Danett Cantey recently received the 2017 Anthony Battaglia/Pocket Nurse Conference Scholarship Award and will attend the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Conference in Washington, DC in June. The scholarship is open to all educators, learning resource...

Feb 03, 2017

​Rémi Hueckel presents on "Paging the Student Robot! Distance Students Answer the Call Using a Telepresence Robot" at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in Orlando. FL. 

Jan 03, 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...

Dec 06, 2016

​Danett Cantey recently became a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) after passing her certification exam. Certification of individuals is an internationally recognized method of demonstrating quality to consumers and industries. By meeting the standards that have been set through a...

Dec 06, 2016

​Danett Cantey and Clinical Instructor Velinda Chapman recently completed a poster presentation entitled "HI I CARE: Applying a Safe Patient Care Mnemonic for First Simulation Experiences" at the South Eastern Nurse Educator Symposium (SENSES) Conference.


Dec 02, 2016

DUSON and Pratt School of Engineering were featured in an article entitled "Researchers developing real life Baymax, aka a personal healthcare assistant" on the Blastr website. The article also includes a video demo of the Tele-Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant (TRINA) in action. Click here...

Dec 02, 2016

Rosa Solorzano recently presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Convention and World Language Expo in Boston.

Solorzano along with her colleagues from the Roman Studies Department, Joan Clifford and Bethzaida Fernandez, presented their work using...

Nov 22, 2016

The collaboration between DUSON and Duke Pratt School of Engineering is gaining national coverage and several news sources learn about the work:

Hospitals & Health Networks Duke Chronicle: Duke engineers, nurses develop robotic nursing assistant
Nov 18, 2016

DUSON welcomes Katie Harrison to the School of Nursing family! Harrison joined the Center for Nursing Discovery as a clinical nurse instructor.

Harrison hails originally from upstate New York and has lived in Orlando, FL for part of her life and relocated from Jackson, WY to join DUSON....

Sep 16, 2016

Over the next year, 11 Duke University School of Nursing staff members will have candid conversations with executive leaders from across the university, conduct self-assessments, and take professional development classes as part of a new “Emerging Leaders” program in the school. 

The Duke...

Sep 16, 2016

Kathryn "Kathy" Trotter recently presented at the Duke AHEAD Health Professions Education Day: Working and Learning Together to Advance Health and Wellness for All. Trotter's presentation was entitled "Interprofessional Education Events: The Start of Respectful Teamwork." Co-authors of the...

Aug 26, 2016

The Center for Nursing Discovery (CND) recently received the inaugural Gaumard Scientific Center of Excellence in Recognition of Outstanding Dedication to the Art of Simulation. The award was presented to the CND staff by Gaumard Scientific Vice President of Corporate Planning James Archetto and...

Aug 19, 2016

Margaret "Midge" Bowers recently passed the certification exam for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) program and is now a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. The CHSE certification adds value to DUSON by improving health care simulation education through the...

Jul 01, 2016

The CND and Dr. Ryan Shaw are hosting two “Made in Durham” interns. This program is in partnership with the Duke University Health System and hosts 15 high-achieving high school students who have an interest in future careers in the health care field.

The two interns at DUSON will be...

Apr 01, 2016

Margie Molloy and ABSN students Michael Lister and Alex Rudolph were featured in an issue of the American Journal of Nursing in an article entitled "Moving Beyond PowerPoint."

Apr 01, 2016

Center for Nursing Discovery staff Margie Molloy, Jacki Vaughn and Danett Cantey and faculty members Remi Hueckel and Mahmoud Kaddoura presented at the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions 2016 EDU-SIM Conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Presentations included: