Shari Rushton

PhD Student Yang, Rushton, Hendrix and Colleague Publish Article in BMJ Open

PhD student Yesol Yang; Sharron Rushton, assistant professor; Cristina Hendrix, associate professor; and Amanda Woodward, Duke librarian, published an article entitled "Understanding on the association between informal caregiver characteristics and cognitive function of adults with cancer: a scoping review protocol" in the BMJ Open.

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Older American Month: Blazing the Trail through Partnership

The month of May isn’t just about recognizing mothers and nurses. It is also designated as Older Americans Month. This is a time to acknowledge the perennial contributions of older adults to our nation. This year’s theme is “Blaze a Trail,” which hopes to raise awareness on important issues facing older adults such as civic engagement, finances and wellness. For more than 50 years, Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) has been committed to advancing health and wellness for older adults.

Rushton Apart of Collaboration to Receive HRSA Grant

Shari Rushton is part of a Duke University collaboration that was recently awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant for $2.3 million for primary care training and enhancement.

The project is led by the Duke Physician Assistant Program and is a collaboration between the Department of Community and Family Medicine, Department of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, DUSON, and Duke University School of Medicine MD program.

Faculty, Staff & Alumni Publish Article in Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing

Meg Carman, MSN alumnus Shu Xu, Shari Rushton, Benjamin Smallheer, Staff members Denise Williams and Sathya Amarasekara, and Marilyn Oermann recently published an article entitled "Use of a virtual learning platform for distance-based simulation in an acute care nurse practitioner curriculum" in the September/October issue of Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing.

DNP Executive Leadership Program Holds First Advisory Board Meeting

The Advisory Board of the DNP Executive Leadership Program held its first meeting to collaborate and develop curriculum for the new specialty. The board focused on practical needs and situational learning concepts for the future generation of nurse leaders in the new program. The first cohort will begin in Spring 2018.

Pictured left to right: Catherine Gilliss, Rose Madden-Bear, Beth Merwin, Mary Ann Fuchs, Kathy Pereira, Shari Rushton, Priscilla Ramseur, Barbara Turner, Linda Everett, Peter Ubel, Jennie Chin Hansen, Jeanette Ives Erickson.

 

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