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Rushton Named Fellow in Bioethics
Sep 29, 2014 9:09:00 AM EDT
Professor Cynda H. Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been named a 2014 Hastings Center Fellow for her eminent accomplishments in bioethics. She will be inducted at the Annual Hastings Center Fellows Meeting on October 16 in San Diego. As a fellow, Rushton will help the Center accomplish its mission of researching, collaborating, and addressing medical and environmental ethical issues....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
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.
2014 Shining Star Finalists, Rosenwald Star Winner Announced
Sep 9, 2014 1:37:00 PM EDT
Finalists have been announced for the 2014 Shining Star Award along with winner of the Peter and Cynthia Rosenwald Star Nurse of the Year Award, all presented annually at the Evening With the Stars gala, 6:30 p.m. September 27 at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON)....Click here to read more.
Remodeling Patient Safety
Sep 8, 2014 4:05:00 PM EDT
In a new effort to eliminate harm and reinforce a culture of caring in healthcare, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty members Ellen Ray, DNP, MS, RN, CNM, Cynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, and Brigit Van Graafeiland, DNP, CNRP, have been chosen to serve in the third cohort of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy....Click here to read more.
Ethics Summit Envisions Road Map for America's Nurses
Aug 26, 2014 4:13:00 AM EDT
A National Nursing Ethics Summit, the first of its kind, was convened by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Berman Institute of Bioethics on August 13-15. Approximately 50 nurse ethicists, professional nursing organization leaders and key stakeholders gathered to define a blueprint for nursing ethics in the United States for the 21st century....Click here to read more.
Nurses Participate in White Coat Ceremony for First Time
Aug 25, 2014 3:06:00 PM EDT
Doctors won’t be the only ones receiving white coats in a formal ceremony these days. As part of their orientation, the incoming students at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will be participating in a White Coat Ceremony as part of a national ground-breaking pilot program this fall. The purpose of the cloaking ceremony is to instill a commitment to providing compassionate care among future health professionals entering nursing schools. More than 100 schools of nursing were selected to hold the white coat ceremonies....Click here to read more.
Expanding Expertise Despite National Faculty Shortage
Aug 13, 2014 10:00:00 AM EDT
Despite a nursing faculty shortage across the U.S., the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) continues to attract scholars and expand its expertise, recently hiring three new faculty members specializing in healthcare prevention for underserved populations, the role religion plays in older African American cancer patients and survivors, and improved learning in simulation labs, respectively: Carmen Alvarez, PhD, RN, C-NP, CNM, Jill Hamilton, PhD, RN, and Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN....Click here to read more.
Initiative Strengthens Early Parent Engagement
Aug 12, 2014 11:01:00 AM EDT
Aims to Improve Student Outcomes, Reduce Costs to Baltimore City Schools
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is working with Baltimore City schools and local community foundations to strengthen parenting and parent engagement in pre-kindergarten and examining the impact of that investment on students’ later academic outcomes....Click here to read more.
Laura Gitlin Earns GSA’s Lawton Award
Jul 31, 2014 7:00:00 AM EDT
Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the M. Powell Lawton Award by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging....Click here to read more.
Campbell Asks U.S. Senate to Close Gun Loopholes, Save Women
Jul 30, 2014 1:35:00 PM EDT
The presence of a gun in a domestic violence situation makes it five times more likely that a woman will be killed. And that is but one of the many frightening statistics that brought the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, to Washington this week to testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as part of the Everytown for Gun Safety effort....Click here to read more.