Dr. Constance Johnson and Dr. Allison Vorderstrasse have begun recruiting for their Diabetes Self-Management & Support LIVE (Learning in Virtual Environments) research study. The focus of this multi-site study is to provide diabetes self-management education and support for individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes utilizing both a website and an online ‘virtual’ environment. If you or someone you know is interested in finding out more about the study, contact the study coordinator, Suzy Berndt, email@example.com or 919-613-2635.
The research findings of several faculty members and a PhD student will be presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2014 in Chicago, Ill., November 15-19, 2014.
Several of our faculty members presented posters at the Duke AHEAD event "Celebration of Education: Cultivating Meaningful Collaboration" spotlighting health professions educators and their remarkable innovations and achievements:
Allison Vorderstrasse, Leigh Ann Simmons, and other Duke University interprofessionals published an article entitled "Perceptions of personalized medicine in an academic health system: Educational findings" in the Journal of Contemporary Medicine.
Cristina Hendrix, Allison Vorderstrasse and Tracey Yap were three of 163 nurse leaders selected to be inducted as Academy Fellows with the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The induction ceremony will take place during the Academy's annual policy conference on Oct. 17, in Washington, D.C.
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of three faculty members who are being inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at its national conference later this month in Washington, D.C. Cristina Hendrix, DNS, GNP-BC, FNP; Allison Vorderstrasse, DNSc, APRN, CNE; and Tracey Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, are three of 163 nurse leaders and the only representatives from North Carolina selected to be inducted as Academy Fellows. They were selected for their evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care.
Allison Vorderstrasse and Constance Johnson recently presented on "An Immersive Technology for Self-Management of Type 2 Diabetes" at the Duke University Health System Endocrine Grand Rounds.
A mix of anxiousness, nervousness and excitement filled room 1103 at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) last week as five contestants stood before a panel of shark investors to present their projects that could enhance the quality of life for patients and bring pioneering methods to clinical practice, education and research.
The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, recently awarded Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, assistant professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), almost $480,000 for his study titled “From Episodic to Real-Time Care in Diabetes Self-Management.” The study will run for a three-year period.
Imagine a patient lying unconscious in the bed, overcome by the Ebola virus. He’s quarantined, and health care providers are wary of coming too close. If Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Pratt School of Engineering researchers have their way, in the not too distant future the nurses can send in a robot.