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  • Monday, February 19, 2018

    At one time or another, most nursing students at Duke will come in contact with a dummy. Her name could be Victoria, and she might be about to go into labor. If all goes well, and even if it doesn’t, Victoria will live to see another day, and another, and another. Victoria is just one of our simulation manikins — part of our family, says Margie Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE, assistant professor at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and director of the Center for Nursing Discovery (CND).

  • Friday, February 16, 2018

    Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) recently announced the appointment of Brigit Carter, PhD, MSN, RN, CCRN, as its first Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion (ADDI).

    The role of Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion was created to strengthen and enhance the diverse community. DUSON’s core values actively promote diversity, inclusion and the valuing of differences that exist in the community.

  • Monday, February 5, 2018

    For the Spring 2018 semester, master’s students at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) have the opportunity to enroll in a new major: Psychiatric Mental Health. It’s the eighth and latest major offered for nurse practitioner students, following closely on the heels of the Women’s Health major, which was added three years ago. The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program has also recently added two new specialties: Endocrinology and HIV/AIDS, and a pediatric mental health specialty will be launched in the near future.

  • Monday, January 29, 2018

    To become a leader in nursing education, a school must provide faculty and staff with resources to stay on the cutting edge. At the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), we know what it takes. We’ve worked hard to become a top school and our strategic plan will keep us on a path of excellence in education.

  • Monday, January 22, 2018

    Two Accelerated Bachelor of Science of Nursing (ABSN) students enter a simulation lab to begin an assessment and treatment of a pediatric patient when the child’s status suddenly changes. As they would in a real-life situation, they summon the on-call provider. Minutes later, the provider, an advanced practice nursing student who knows nothing about the case arrives – but not in the traditional sense.

  • Tuesday, January 16, 2018

    Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will host the 2018 Harriet Cook Carter Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at 3 p.m. at the Christine Siegler Pearson Building in room 1014. The keynote speaker is Patricia Flatley Brennan, Rn, PhD, director of the National Library of Medicine. Brennan will present on “Transforming Data into Knowledge and Knowledge into Health: The NLM Strategic Plan 2017-2027.”

  • Thursday, January 4, 2018

    Welcome School of Nursing students, faculty and staff to 2018 and the spring semester of our 2017-2018 academic year!

    We are excited to welcome all of our new students joining the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) community. We are also delighted to assist them on their journey to becoming nurse leaders.

    As a community, we've had a very busy 2017, and we look forward to new opportunities to continue transforming the future of nursing, to advance health with individuals, families and communities.

  • Wednesday, January 3, 2018

    Duke University School of Nursing is one of only 31 nursing schools selected to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. The selected schools comprise the fifth cohort of grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program, which will provide financial support, mentoring and leadership development to nurses who commit to earn their PhDs in three years. The Duke University School of Nursing may select one or two students to receive this prestigious award.

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017

    At the Duke University School of Nursing, we’re proud of our 2017 accomplishments and we’re looking forward to a productive 2018.

    First, we’d like to thank our faculty, staff, students, alumni and community partners for their hard work and dedication that helped us have another remarkable year. Here’s a look back at our year.

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    Watch Graduation Live!

    Congratulations to all of the students who will participate in graduation exercises on Saturday, December 9, at 11 a.m.

    The graduation will be held at the Duke University Chapel located at 401 Chapel Drive in Durham, N.C. Refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.

  • Monday, December 4, 2017

    The Duke University Board of Trustees on Saturday approved plans for constructing a new 102,000-square foot facility that will connect to the Duke University School of Nursing Christine Siegler Pearson Building.

    The new building will house Duke’s School of Nursing, the School of Medicine’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program, and Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Construction is scheduled to start this month and be completed in the fall of 2019.

  • Tuesday, November 28, 2017


    At the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON), we are beginning the second year of our strategic plan and are focused on our mission: Together transforming the future of nursing, to advance health with individuals, families and communities. One of our strategic initiatives highlights community health improvement. To meet this goal, we have launched the DUSON Community Health Improvement Partnership Program (D-CHIPP).

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