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Monday, August 17, 2015

Since its beginning in 2012, the Duke University School of Nursing ADAPT Center has been promoting innovative research focused on managing and minimizing changes in cognition and emotional symptom responses to chronic illness. And with more than 70 investigators from a variety of disciplines and centers, the Center is taking its efforts to the next level with new leadership, a focus on measures and methods and new initiatives.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Kirsten Corazzini, PhD, FGSA, associate professor of nursing and senior fellow at Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, received a Fulbright-Schuman Fellowship Award to research how registered nurses in two European Union (EU) countries – Sweden and the United Kingdom – accomplish person-centered care in regards to frail older adults in residential long-term care with assistive caregivers.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) selected Sarah Free as its 2015 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. The student is selected by the associate dean for academic affairs with input from ABSN, MSN and DNP program directors.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Kristen Elmore, BSN, RN, and Ethan Cicero, BSN, RN, are among the 46 nurses around the country to receive the 2015 Future of Nursing Scholars program award, which will support their work in the School’s PhD program. The scholarship is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs.

Monday, July 13, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) in partnership with the Durham VA Medical Center (VAMC) receives grant for the Veterans Affairs Nursing Partnership Graduate Education (VANP-GE) Program. DUSON is one of six nursing schools nationwide selected for the program through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Sunday, July 5, 2015

One nursing student's desire to be able to Skype in on a nursing education moment, sparked an idea with Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) educators Jacqueline Vaughn, BSN, RN, CHSE clinical instructor; Ryan Shaw, PhD, RN, assistant professor; and Margie Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE director for the Center for Nursing Discovery. The trio worked together to use telepresence robots as an instructional tool for high fidelity or life-like clinical simulations.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Independence Day or the Fourth of July as it’s often called is a time to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, which set the 13 colonies to freedom as an independent nation. As with most patriotic holiday recognitions, many Americans will celebrate with red, white and blue decorations, fireworks and cookouts/barbecues.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Ruth Anderson, PhD, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN, Virginia Stone Professor of Nursing and co-director of the ADAPT Center, and Diane Holditch-Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN, Marcus E. Hobbs Distinguished Professor of Nursing and associate dean for Research Affairs, are two of 19 honorees who will be inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) 2015 Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) launches its version of a national campaign designed to call awareness to the power of marginalizing words and phrases that are used too casually. The photo project, which will be released over a three-week period, contains 37 photos featuring students, faculty and staff. DUSON is the first academic unit in the nation to join the “You Don’t Say? Campaign,” an antimarginalization social media project.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

I’m not sure the average person could ever imagine being able to walk into a store and pick up items from their grocery list and see a medical provider all in one visit. However, as the world of health care continues to evolve, retail clinics are becoming a common feature.