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Celebrated by STTI
Oct 29, 2015 2:36:00 PM EDT

Sigma Theta Tau International will salute three faculty members at its 43rd Biennial Convention in November....Click here to read more.

HIV/AIDS Researchers at Hopkins Nursing to Lead ANAC Organization and Conference
Oct 26, 2015 1:00:00 PM EDT

Jason Farley, a leading researcher in HIV/AIDS at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, will begin his new role as president of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) at the organization’s annual conference this month....Click here to read more.

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranks #1 in Innovation
Sep 16, 2015 11:27:00 AM EDT

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.

Rising Educator and Researcher
Jul 28, 2015 2:00:00 PM EDT

forondaCynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, assistant professor and facilitator in the simulation labs at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON), continues to break out as a nursing educator and researcher....Click here to read more.

Weighing Death and Treatment
Jun 24, 2015 11:51:00 AM EDT

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.

A Push to Open Doors to Care for the Homebound
May 26, 2015 11:15:00 AM EDT

nursing schoolThere 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.

Violence to Homecare Workers Means New Policies Needed
Mar 4, 2015 11:18:00 AM EST

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.

Study Finds Microfinance Program—Pigs for Peace—Also Improves Mental Health Symptoms for Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Dec 3, 2014 8:39:00 AM EST
pigWomen and families in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been beaten down physically and mentally by years of war, poverty, and violence, but a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researcher and her team suggest that a baby pig has the power to turn despair into hope, even reducing symptoms of PTSD and depression....Click here to read more.
Simulation's 50% Solution
Sep 24, 2014 8:35:00 AM EDT

NCSBN study shows similar educational outcomes when half of hard-to-find clinical hours are replaced with clinical simulation

nursing schoolIn 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.

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Continues Gain of FAAN
Jul 7, 2014 9:19:00 AM EDT

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.

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