Educational Excellence

Business Development Office Announces Four New Scholarships

After a successful fiscal year, the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Business Development Office (BDO) will award four one-time $10,000 merit-based scholarships to DUSON students who will begin classes this fall.  The scholarships will be awarded to students in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Post-Graduate Certificate or DNP- Nurse Anesthesia programs.

Destined for Health Care: Student Spotlight on Matthew Heyes

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) student Matthew Heyes, BSN, RN, remembers health care calling out to him at an early age. Growing up in Salt Lake City, Utah, Heyes remembers spending many nights with his father practicing the pronunciation of words such as olecranon and metatarsal, listening to tales of difficult surgeries and watching videos of knee arthroscopies and total hip replacements.

DUSON Core Values: Supporting the vision and shaping our culture

Who are we? What do we value? What do we believe? All of these questions can be answered in looking at the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Core Values.

An organization’s core values supports its vision and shapes its culture. According to human resource experts, core values are the essence of the company’s identity. It’s the company’s principles, beliefs or philosophy of values.

Graduate Students Receive More Than $50,000 in Oncology Scholarships

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) students Melissa Arsenault, Casey Brown, Lacie Burton and Kristin Ferguson were recently awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships from the Oncology Nursing Society and the American Cancer Society.

The students share how these scholarships will help them make a difference in the lives of oncology patients and their families.

Better Lives for Stroke Survivors: Student Spotlight on Gabrielle Harris

Raised in Madison, North Carolina, PhD student Gabrielle Harris, MSN, BSN, always knew she wanted a career that allowed her to interact with and help people. She was first made aware of nursing by an older cousin who is now a nurse anesthetist.

“My dad encouraged me to look into nursing, and I was amazed at the endless and diverse career opportunities available,” Harris said. “I began taking courses in high school to become a certified nursing assistant and eventually majored in nursing at Winston-Salem State University.”

School of Nursing Launches Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Duke University School of Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing Program is now accepting applications for its new psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) program. The program will be directed by Pamela Wall, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, assistant professor for the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). Wall is a psychiatric nurse practitioner who served the United States Navy for more than 20 years.

New Horizons in Sickle Cell Disease

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) will sponsor and host the 6th annual Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Conference on Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7. The conference is a joint effort with experts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, East Carolina University, Cone Health System, Carolinas Healthcare System and the Pi Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority.

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