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  • 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

    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 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 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.

  • Monday, October 15, 2018

    Earning your PhD at Duke allows you to study many different facets of patient care. One PhD student shows us how collaborating with the School of Engineering improves care for dementia patients. 

  • Monday, October 8, 2018

    This fall, we’re celebrating the 10th anniversary of our #1 ranked Doctor of Nursing Practice program. 

  • Monday, October 1, 2018

    Duke University School of Nursing was recently awarded the 2018 American Assembly of Men in Nursing (AAMN) Best School or College of Nursing Award. This award recognizes schools that demonstrate significant efforts in recruiting and providing a supportive educational environment for men in nursing.

    One reviewer noted, “This nursing program demonstrated a clear commitment to gender diversity, corroborated by a litany of compelling numbers, chapter activity and strategic plans for future improvement.”

  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    Formed in 2016 as a result of a merger between Genesis Home and Durham Interfaith Hospitality Network, Families Moving Forward (FMF) is a 90-day emergency shelter in Durham for families facing a housing crisis. In 2016, the federal government announced it would phase out support for transitional housing, spurring community organizations providing services to the homeless to come together to fight homelessness.

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