Fall 2017

Marion BroomeIn This Issue
Welcome to the Fall edition of the Nursing Leadership Exchange (NLE). As we reach the mid-point of the semester, it’s a good time to take a moment and reflect on not only where we are in the academic year, but also on how our work touches lives of those we serve and the profession that we love. (Read more)


Community HealthUnique New Program Enriches Lives and Health in the Local Community
At the Duke University School of Nursing, 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. To meet this goal, we have launched the DUSON Community Health Improvement Partnership Program (D-CHIPP). (Read more)


Global Course participantsDifferent Countries... Same Health Care Concerns
The Duke University School of Nursing offers a wide range of global immersion courses to better prepare students to be aware of health disparities around the world. The DUSON Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives recently hosted its second cohort of participants for the two-week course entitled "Exploring Patterns of Global Health and Illness." (Read more)


New Mobile App Gateway Promotes Innovation
Innovation is an integral part of Duke University and Duke University Health System. Knowing where health care has been, where it is now—but dreaming about where it will be in five, or even ten years from now is the work of a very special team of Duke faculty and staff. (Read more)


Announcing TAMS: A New Teaching Assignment Software
For universities and colleges across the country, scheduling courses and faculty to teach them has not been an easy task. After not finding course scheduling software available on the market, Duke University School of Nursing developers began working directly with the School's academic operations staff to create, test and implement an easier-to-use platform. TAMS was born. (Read more)

Educators in classroomInnovative Program Promotes State-of-the-Art Teaching Methods
To become a leader in nursing education, a school must provide faculty and staff with resources to stay on the cutting edge. Nursing education is always evolving, and to ensure that leaders and educators have the tools they need, Duke University School of Nursing created the Institute for Educational Excellence (IEE). (Read more)

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