Duke University School of Nursing is excited to celebrate the accomplishments of four leaders in our community who have been named Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN).
Faculty members Jennie De Gagne, associate professor; Jane Blood-Siegfried, professor; Brett Morgan, assistant professor; and Benjamin Smallheer, assistant professor; recently visited Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center where they had a meeting that opens many acute care and anesthesia opportunities for students at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Tanzania.
Christopher Herring, DNP '18; Brett Morgan, assistant professor; Julie Thompson, research associate/statistical consultant; and Jane Blood-Siegfried, professor; recently published an article entitled "Virtual Orientation of Volunteer Short-Term International Health Teams to Increase Self-Confidence and Cultural and Global Health Competence"
Midge Bowers and Jane Blood-Siegfried recently presented at the 10th Annual International Council of Nurses NP/APN Conference in the Netherlands.
Bowers presented "Doctorate of Nursing Practice led model of care in patients with heart failure" and Blood-Siegfried presented "Development of the nurse practitioners role in Tanzania."
Duke University School of Nursing will host this year’s Innovative Nursing Education Technologies (INET) conference on August 5, 2011. This event is free and open to the publicAccording to Mary Barzee, INET Program Coordinator, the 2011 conference has three main objectives: to explore innovative teaching strategies for on-campus and distance learning; to demonstrate new technologies and techniques that support nursing education; and to identify creative strategies for engaging learners in competency-based learning."Attendees can expect a day full of engaging speakers," Barzee said.
At the Duke Instructional Technology Showcase on April 27, Assistant Professor Jane Blood-Siegfried co-presented "How Do Duke Faculty Teach with Sakai?" and Assistant Professor Sharon Hawks co-presented "iPads: What Can You Do When ALL of Your Students Have Them?" and "Using e-Textbooks in Your Course."
Professor Jane Blood-Siegfried gave a presentation entitled "La Función de las Enfermeras en la Promoción de los Derechos Humanos" (The Nurse's Role in Human Rights) to the faculty and students at the school of nursing at Universidad Politécnica de Nicaragua on August 20.
At the 2012 Fifth National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, September 19-21, Audra Rankin, DNP '12, and Associate Professor Jane Blood-Siegfried presented a session entitled "Implementation of Childhood Obesity Identification and Prevention Strategies in Primary Care," and Steven Wooden, DNP'11, and Associate Professor Sharron Docherty presented a session entitled "Exploration of Specialty Certification for Nurse Anesthetists: Nonsurgical Pain Management as a Test Case."
Carla Saviñon, DNP’11, and Jane Blood-Siegfried published an article entitled "Childhood obesity: Can electronic medical records customized with clinical practice guidelines improve screening and diagnosis?" in the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Article