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  • Wednesday, December 19, 2018

    Two nursing students and three physicians recently joined the inaugural cohort for Duke’s National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP). Dominique Bulgin, PhD student at Duke University School of Nursing and Sallie Allgood, PhD student at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing; are among the participants in this cohort representing the first group of interdisciplinary medical researchers selected for the newly established Duke NCSP site.

  • Monday, December 17, 2018

    Latin Americans are the largest immigrant population in Durham, making up 13.4 percent of the population in 2016. According to the 2017 Durham County Community Needs Assessment, access to health care coverage and the English-Spanish language barrier were among the major health disparities faced by Latinos in our community.

  • Monday, December 10, 2018

    Health care delivery in the United States is undergoing a paradigm shift, and Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Duke University Health System (DUHS), are on the forefront of that shift. Following a trend begun over the last several years by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), private insurers are starting to move away from fee-for-service and toward value-based care. This change in payer model parallels a shift toward a population health approach to health care.

  • Monday, December 3, 2018

    Watch Graduation Live Here

    Congratulations to all of the students who will participate in graduation exercises on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m.

    The graduation will be held at the Duke University Chapel located at 401 Chapel Drive in Durham, N.C. There will be a breakfast reception held at the School of Nursing from 8:30 until 10 a.m. prior to the ceremony.

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    Kris Hauser, PhD, associate professor at Duke University Pratt School of Engineering and Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing are co-principal investigators and have recently received an award for their National Science Foundation proposal entitled “Customizing Semi-Autonomous Nursing Robots using Human Expertise.” Their proposal was awarded $962,572 for a three-year period.

  • Monday, November 26, 2018

    At Duke, we bring curriculum to life for our students to help make connections between theory, practice and improving care for those we serve. In one of our ABSN courses, Gerontological Nursing—Caring for Older Adults and their Families, students learn about caring for an aging population and helping patients’ caregivers. Faculty employ three unique approaches to engage the minds and hearts of our students as they learn to care for vulnerable elders and their families.

  • Friday, November 16, 2018

    Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of leaders in our community who were recently inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at its national conference in November in Washington, D.C.

  • Monday, November 12, 2018

    By: DCRI Editorial Team

    When patients with sickle cell disease arrive at a hospital emergency department (ED), they are often in significant pain from an acute vaso-occlusive episode (VOE), a common complication of sickle cell disease. With no standard treatment approach in most EDs, patients are likely to receive doses of pain medication that are highly variable. This results in pain treatment that patient surveys frequently describe as inadequate.

  • Monday, November 12, 2018

    PhD students Angela Bazzell and Jacqueline Nikpour are recipients of the 2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Future of Nursing Scholar at Johnson & Johnson grant supporting their research in the School’s PhD program. The scholarship is funded by RWJF to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.

  • Monday, November 5, 2018

    November is National Family Caregivers Month and DUSON’s Duke Elder Family/Caregiver Training (DEFT) Center is joining the celebration.

  • Monday, October 29, 2018

    Congratulations to Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN and Paula Tanabe, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, FAEN, FAAN who were recently named associate deans who will lead DUSON’s research efforts.  Im will serve as the Associate Dean for Research Development and Regulatory Affairs and Tanabe will serve as the Associate Dean for Research Development and Data Science. Together, they will lead the Center for Nursing Research (CNR).

  • Monday, October 22, 2018

    Schenita Randolph, PhD, MPH, RN, CNE, assistant professor, was recently awarded $102,339 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the Duke NIH Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) for her proposal entitled “Qualitative Study to Examine the Feasibility and Acceptability of a Beauty Salon-Based Intervention to Increase Awareness and Uptake of PrEP among Black Women Living in the United States Southeast,” through June 30, 2019. This project is an administrative supplement to year 14 of Dr.

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