Faculty & Research
Sigma Theta Tau International will salute three faculty members at its 43rd Biennial Convention in November....Click here to read more.
In an affirmation of the school’s leadership, academic rigor, and commitment to cutting-edge programs, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) was named the Most Innovative Nursing Graduate Program in the U.S. by Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees....Click here to read more.
On top of managing the emotional rollercoaster that accompanies death, patients and families have to juggle decisions about final wishes, family involvement, insurance payments, and whether or not to pursue further care. A new study by Dean Patricia Davidson points out that most people don’t get to choose where they die, but that all should have a choice in what treatments they get and in how they receive care at the end of life. ...Click here to read more.
There is an enormous hidden population of older adults in America suffering behind closed doors largely because they aren’t strong or well enough to leave their homes, for healthcare or anything else. This is among the worrisome findings of a study being published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine....Click here to read more.
When it comes to caring for older adults, there is a shift to a consumer-driven model that focuses on keeping patients in their homes and out of institutional care facilities. It’s an arrangement that can benefit both the patient and the healthcare system, but new research by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing professor Nancy Glass and colleagues shows that the personnel working in patient homes are often at risk for harassment and violence with no plan of prevention....Click here to read more.
NCSBN study shows similar educational outcomes when half of hard-to-find clinical hours are replaced with clinical simulation
In a city like Baltimore, part of a major medical region, competition for clinical placements makes finding open slots for nursing students a constant challenge. So a study showing that up to half of those clinical hours can be replaced in a high-quality simulation lab with no drop-off in learning is welcome news for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) as well as nursing schools across the nation....Click here to read more.
With the addition of six new inductees, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) reports that forty-two percent of its full-time faculty are now fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), recognized as one of the most prestigious honors in the nursing profession. Dean Patricia Davidson, who was inducted last year, says becoming a FAAN is a momentous professional recognition. “Each inductee has incredible abilities, and this unusually high percentage of FAANs is reflective of our school’s leadership in education, research and practice, locally and globally.”...Click here to read more.