Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The Duke Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP) focuses on strengthening the capacity of health care providers to provide patient-centered coordinated care to the geriatric community. One of the ways that GWEP is supporting this initiative is through supporting gerontologically focused nurse practitioner fellows. The fellowship supports adult/gerontology nurse practitioners’ transition into practice and expands their leadership skills in the integration of geriatrics into primary care.
Monday, September 10, 2018
The President of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) will serve as the keynote presenter at the 11th Annual Dorothy Powell Global Health Lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing has been committed to investing resources in recruiting and graduating nurses from diverse populations in an effort to build a nursing workforce that reflects society.
The Academy for Academic and Social Enrichment and Leadership Development for Health Equity—more commonly known as the Health Equity Academy II (HEA II)—has been one of the programs at Duke created to support minority students in the ABSN program.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing is proud to announce the ten staff members chosen to participate in the 2018-2019 DUSON Emerging Leaders Program.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is excited to welcome new students, faculty and staff joining our diverse community! Whether you are joining us here on campus or as a distance-based student or instructor, we are excited to have you as part of our team of outstanding talent!
As the 2018-2019 academic year begins, we look forward to another great year with the support of our expert faculty, hardworking staff, engaging alumni and dedicated students.
Our 2017-2018 school year was one to celebrate and we are continuing the tradition of excellence!
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing Center for Nursing Research recently hosted its inaugural Summer Institute: Methods and Analytics for Symptom Science Research on July 19-20.
“The Institute was a huge success and equipped researchers and analysts with cutting-edge methods and analytics for moving symptom science forward,” says Wei Pan, PhD, associate professor at Duke University School of Nursing.
Monday, August 13, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) selected Kristin Whitley as its 2018 Duke University Scholar. Each summer, the School selects a degree seeking student from the ABSN, MSN or DNP program to receive a full-tuition University Scholarship. Whitley was selected by the associate dean for academic affairs with input from ABSN, MSN and DNP program directors.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) welcomes international students from Barbados, China, Japan, Oman, Philippines, Taiwan and the United States. The students are joining the Duke community for a two-week course, Exploring Global Patterns of Health and Illness. International participants are joined by ABSN student, Rebecca Berk.
Monday, August 6, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is excited to welcome Valerie Howard, EdD, MSN, RN as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (ADAA). In her role, Howard will develop, implement and evaluate educational programs and ensure that the School’s academic programs receive necessary resources. Additionally, she will provide leadership and oversight to operations that support DUSON and its students.
Monday, July 23, 2018
Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will sponsor and host the 7th annual Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) “Educating and Connecting Sickle Cell Patients and Providers” conference on Friday, Sept. 7 through Saturday, Sept. 8. The conference is a joint effort with experts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Cone Health System, Virginia Commonwealth University, Atrium Health and the Pi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
With the number of geriatric specialized providers decreasing and the population of older adults increasing, it is becoming ever more important to educate primary care providers in geriatric care. According to the American Geriatric Society, 20,000 geriatricians are currently needed to care for over 14 million older adults, but as of 2016 there were only 7,293 certified geriatricians nationwide. As with physicians, many of the nation’s nurses lack expertise in elder care.