DUSON 360

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) introduces its new video series entitled "DUSON 360." The series is a 360-degree perspective of DUSON's innovative work in education, research, clinical practice, community health improvement, global health and people and environment.

Virtual Reality Task Trainer - DUSON 360 Episode #22

We're looking at an application called Task Trainer VR, a new educational tool that's being developed by the Duke University School of Nursing and the Durham VA to help distance learners gain skills by practicing in virtual reality.

Bringing Curriculum to Life - DUSON 360 Episode #21 Part 3

The Duke University School of Nursing ABSN students participate in a variety of hands-on learning experiences for coordinated care of geriatric patients at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University.

Bringing Curriculum to Life - DUSON 360 Episode #21 Part 2

The Duke University School of Nursing ABSN students participate in a variety of hands-on learning experiences for coordinated care of geriatric patients. In this episode, they learn from Melanie Bunn on the coordinated care for patients with memory impairment.

Bringing Curriculum to Life - DUSON 360 Episode #21 Part 1

The Duke University School of Nursing ABSN students participate in a variety of hands-on learning experiences for coordinated care of geriatric patients.

SER Hispano - DUSON 360 Episode #20

Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda is the primary investigator on a grant awarded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities for more than $3.4 million. This grant provides resources to improve the health and well-being of young adult Latino immigrants.

TAMS - DUSON 360 Episode #19

In this episode of DUSON 360, we dive into TAMS to learn more about the software and its capabilities and form the team who developed it.

DUSON Helps Older Americans - DUSON 360 Episode #18

We take a brief look at how DUSON is helping advance health care for older persons around the world through research.

The DEFT Center - DUSON 360 Episode #17

We learn about a new collaborative effort between Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System to provide better outcomes for seniors returning home from hospital stays.

This Month at DUSON February 2017 - DUSON 360 Episode #16

To prove not everything slows down in the winter, we check out a few of the interesting events that took place over the month of February at DUSON!

Harriet Cook Carter Lecture - DUSON 360 Episode #15

We speak with Janet Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor of Nursing and chair of the Behavioral and Social Science IRB for The University of Iowa, about her research focus on behavioral and family genomic health topics. Williams was the keynote speaker for the 2017 Harriet Cook Carter Lecture on February 13.

The DANCE Collaboration - DUSON 360 Episode #14

We learn about a new effort in collaboration between Duke University Health System and the Duke University School of Nursing that benefits all nurses, from the new student to the advanced practice nurse.

This Month at DUSON January 2017 - DUSON 360 Episode #13

This month we turn up the heat with with the arrival of new students, faculty and staff, strap on our climbing gear to ascend the USNWR and NIH rankings, tip our hat to the CND's new accreditation and send off the first cohort of WHNP specialty students!

Health Innovation Lab - DUSON 360 Episode #12

We visit with Dr. Ryan Shaw and take a look at DUSON's new Health Innovation Lab.

This Month at DUSON November 2016 - DUSON 360 Episode #11

Take a look at just a few of the exciting things that took place at DUSON in November 2016. We hear about efforts to keep Duke healthy during flu season, talk about a new research grant award, take a look at an app that helps cancer patients deal with the symptoms of PTSD and hear about staying fit with DUSON Strong.

Paula Tanabe's Grant - DUSON 360 Episode #10

With more than 90,000 people affected by sickle cell disease (SCD) in the United States, it’s important to have health care services that will improve both patient reported outcomes and access of care. Paula Tanabe, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN, FAEN, FAAN, associate professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and Duke University School of Medicine, and Nirmish Ramesh Shah, MD, assistant professor for Duke University School of Medicine, are co-principle investigators on a $4.6 million grant entitled “Improving SCD Care Using Web-Based Guidelines, Nurse Care Managers and Peer Mentors in Primary Care and Emergency Departments in Central NC.” The grant is funded by the National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood and the National Institutes of Health and will be for a six-year period.

This Month at DUSON October 2016 - DUSON 360 Episode #9

Another great October to be at DUSON! We've had a variety guests, picked up some new awards and had some great events at the school. Take a quick look a just a few of the exciting things happening in October at DUSON.

Tracey Yap's NIH/NINR Grant - DUSON 360 Episode #8

Tracey Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN, associate professor for Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) and senior fellow in the Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development, received a research grant of nearly $3 million from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research for her study titled “Preventing pressure ulcers with repositioning frequency and precipitating factors.” The study will be funded for almost five years, which began July 1, 2016, and will end March 31, 2021.

New Strategic Plan - DUSON 360 Episode #7

Duke University School of Nursing is in the process of launching our 2016-2020 Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan is a result of more than eight months of proactive engagement, thoughtful conversation and purposeful decision-making. Our entire community of nursing and health care researchers, educators, clinicians, alumni, students and staff were invited to share their voices and participate in the creation of this plan.

PhD Program's 10th Anniversary - DUSON 360 Episode #6

The Duke University School of Nursing's PhD program celebrates its tenth year educating tomorrow's nurse scholars and scientists. We hear from the program's director, Debra Brandon, as well as two students about the past, present and future for our PhD students.

Global Health Course - DUSON 360 Episode #5

The Duke University School of Nursing’s Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives welcomes 28 nursing students from around the world for the inaugural two-week “Exploring Patterns of Global Health and Illness” course. Drs. Michael Relf and Jennie De Gagne describe the course and its objectives; students reflect on why they chose to participate and share their knowledge.

Back to School 2016/2017 - DUSON 360 Episode #4

A new school year starts next week. We are excited to welcome all of our new and returning students, faculty, and staff! We spoke to a few experts around the school and asked if they had any advice to start the year off right.

2016 Health Equity Academy Scholars - DUSON 360 Episode #3

Learn more about the Health Equity Academy at Duke University School of Nursing, a program that is developing leaders from diverse backgrounds who understand the importance of health disparities and the social determinants of health.

Endocrinology Specialty - DUSON 360 Episode #2

Kathryn Kreider talks about the new endocrinology specialty at Duke University School of Nursing, the first of its kind in the nation, and how it will benefit nurses and society.

NIH Grant - DUSON 360 Episode #1

Elizabeth "Beth" Merwin, PhD, RN, FAAN, Ann Henshaw Gardiner Professor of Nursing and executive vice dean at Duke University School of Nursing, discusses how her team will use their recent National Institutes of Health research grant award of nearly $3 million dollars to conduct research that can reduce health disparities for individuals under the age of 65 who are eligible for Medicare due to disability and mental illness.

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