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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Duke University School of Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing Program is now accepting applications for its new psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) program. The program will be directed by Pamela Wall, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, assistant professor for the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). Wall is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who served the United States Navy for more than 20 years.

Friday, July 14, 2017

The month of May is turning out to be a big month for the Dimsdale family. In May 2012, Allison Dimsdale, DNP ’12, MSN ’07, BFA, earned her doctorate from Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) on the same day that her elder daughter, Callie Dimsdale, MSN ’12, DNP, BSN, earned her DUSON master’s.

Friday, July 7, 2017

Being told you have cancer can be one of the most traumatic experiences a person can go through. Sophia Smith, PhD, MSW, associate professor at the Duke School of Nursing (DUSON), has heard those words in her lifetime — twice.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and The Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery at King’s College London have partnered to foster the promotion of research and greater inform the practice of professional nursing and midwifery.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Raised in Madison, North Carolina, PhD student Gabrielle Harris, MSN, BSN, always knew she wanted a career that allowed her to interact with and help people. She was first made aware of nursing by an older cousin who is now a nurse anesthetist.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) students Melissa Arsenault, Casey Brown, Lacie Burton and Kristin Ferguson were recently awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships from the Oncology Nursing Society and the American Cancer Society.

The students share how these scholarships will help them make a difference in the lives of oncology patients and their families.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

When a patient undergoes major surgery, intravenous fluid therapy, or fluid replacement, is a critical part of the intraoperative care to optimize a patient’s blood volume, flow and oxygenation of the tissues. The current “gold standard” method to determine a patient’s total blood volume requires an injection of a radioactive tracer and serial blood sampling and is only suitable for laboratory use. 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Brett Morgan, DNP, CRNA, assistant professor, has been appointed director of the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Nurse Anesthesia Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Christa Fullwood, ABSN’17, noticed a need in the emergency room setting for patients who are deaf and wanted to make a difference. Working with graduate students at Duke Pratt School of Engineering, Fullwood developed an application that will help health care professionals, nurses in particular, communicate with deaf patients in emergency situations.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Who are we? What do we value? What do we believe? All of these questions can be answered in looking at the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Core Values.

An organization’s core values supports its vision and shapes its culture. According to human resource experts, core values are the essence of the company’s identity. It’s the company’s principles, beliefs or philosophy of values.

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