Halls of nursing schools across the country rumble with news of faculty shortages caused by retirements, budget cuts, and job competition from clinical sites and other schools. All the while, hospitals clamor for more nursing graduates.
Just add dogs. It turns out that’s a fairly easy recipe for taking a bit of the stress out of the room, one that Caitanya Min, Trad. ’13, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) believes should be served every time exam season rolls around.
Johns Hopkins University ranks No. 4 on the Peace Corps’ 2013 list of top Master’s International and Coverdell Fellows programs, with 42 returned Peace Corps volunteers enrolled in the program at the School of Nursing.
Workshops, charity events, appointments, awards, and presentations: The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing students and faculty do it all.
“Connect and Collaborate—Teaching and Learning with Technology” brings together experts from nine Johns Hopkins University divisions for the 4th Annual Teaching with Technology Fair.
Dean Martha N. Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, has handed out more than her fair share of degrees and fellowships. On April 21, it was her turn.
Prospective students, lifelong learners, or anyone simply interested in health care safety can get a thorough overview of the topic and a taste of the Johns Hopkins educational experience beginning June 3.
Dean Martha N. Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, who transformed the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) into one of the top nursing schools in the nation, has been named guest speaker for the May 23 Diploma & Award Ceremony.
Kelly Lehner Welsh will be the new Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON).
Need another reason to take prerequisite courses through the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON)?
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) fell silent at 2:50 p.m. yesterday, exactly one week after bombs went off amid spectators gathered at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Regular exercise is a low-cost, low-tech way to boost well-being among healthy women and men. It also can be of benefit to adults of all ages being treated for prostate, breast, or other cancers, according to assistant professor Jennifer Wenzel, PhD, RN, and colleagues.
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) faculty member Nancy E. Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, has been appointed as full professor in Research and Education.
Imagine a China in 2018 waking up to the financial as well as human rewards of investing its vast wealth in sanitation projects overseas. Matt Lindsley of the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Nursing can.
On a calm recent morning, nursing students were going about a normal class day. Without warning, screams and cries for help from the second floor of the Pinkard Building sent them scrambling.
Of the many future nursing leaders who walk across a stage to receive a cherished diploma from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, few get to make history before they’ve even returned to their seats.
As a former EMT in rural Virginia, Rachel Klimmek witnessed disparities faced by residents separated from good care by distance and poverty. So when she decided her PhD dissertation should look at health disparities among aging cancer survivors, Klimmek knew right where to start.
Parents help shape a child’s learning and emotional wellbeing. That knowledge led Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing’s Deborah Gross, to craft and evaluate programs to build parenting skills and reduce behavioral issues for children.
It’s said, “You’re only as old as you feel,” and that certainly rang true for guests who attended the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) Geriatric Interest Group (GIG) Senior Prom, March 2.
Phyllis W. Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Dean for Community and Global Programs and Director of Center for Global Nursing, is the latest faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) to be named to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
Jemma Ayvazian, ANP-BC, and Jamie Cherup, students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, have been named 2013 Bob Woodruff Foundation-Jonas Nurse Scholars.
Nearly 1,200 domestic violence victims are murdered by their intimate partners in the U.S. each year. In Maryland, 37 domestic violence victims were killed by a current or former intimate partner between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. It is a sobering statistic.
Suburbs, countryside, or city. Most of us make a choice and settle down. But others, particularly those living in poverty, don’t always get to make that choice—the choice that could actually determine our quality and length of life.
Adult obesity is an incredibly complicated matter for health care providers because it brings so many other treatment issues with it.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) students, faculty, and staff don’t just put in the regular nine to five. They find ways to impact lives outside of their job description and outside of Hopkins.
The Framingham Risk Score, or FRS, is a widely used and accepted predictor of heart disease. But it has a blind spot: It pays no attention to family health history, which means many patients might never see cardiovascular disease coming.
America’s children and teens are gaining…weight. As many as 16.9 percent of children ages 2-19 are obese; another 14.8 percent are overweight, placing them at risk for later, chronic problems ranging from diabetes and sleep apnea to depression and heart disease.
Children in the pediatric intensive care unit often can’t tell nurses how their bodies are reacting to treatment or medicines, either because they cannot speak, are in and out of consciousness, or because everything feels so strange and scary.
In every walk of life there is that “What now?” moment, when academics suddenly end and, if you’re well trained, well spoken for and, well, lucky, employment just as suddenly begins.
A revision in the start date for the Accelerated Bachelor’s to MSN with Paid Clinical Residency program is giving prospective students another opportunity to apply to the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON).
The editors at the Daily Record didn’t have to tell us at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) that our dean is one of the most influential people in Maryland. But they did anyway.
Aggressive, hard-to-manage children—a concern faced by exhausted parents as well as child health professionals—is the topic for a series of professional training workshops offered by the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, March 11-12.
Who doesn’t like safe streets? Who doesn’t like free t-shirts? With that in mind, the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing combined the two with a simple, safety-reinforcing event, a Road Scholars Day t-shirt handout.
As the largest component of the health care workforce, nurses are increasingly called upon to coordinate and fill gaps in the care of patients while playing a crucial leadership role in how that care is administered.
During February, the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) will offer prospective students two opportunities to shake off the chill and get a peek inside the No. 1 Graduate School of Nursing in the United States.
As a profession comprised of only about 5.5% African Americans, nursing isn’t even half way to equaling the United States population at 13.1% African Americans.
There are few shortcuts to gaining the wisdom and experience necessary in the challenging—and growing—field of caring for aging patients. Any jumpstart in that process can be nearly priceless.
As the nation searches for ways to deal with a significant shortage of bedside nurses, one strategy is fairly self-evident: recruit, retain, and reward skilled nursing faculty.
National and local professional societies and healthcare organizations are tapping Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) faculty as leaders.
Everyone has a wish list of gifts or goodies, or just everyday items to make life a little easier. For some families, checking off even one item from that list is difficult to do, especially during the holidays.
Trailblazers rarely look back on what they’ve accomplished, knowing that there are always more steps on the journey. Fannie Gaston-Johansson, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) is no different.
The annual Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) decorating contest created a holiday showcase throughout the buildings of the school.
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) student Leeann Wilbur sat devastated as she watched the television coverage of the ripping tides pushed by Hurricane Sandy roll through and destroy her New Jersey hometown.
The uncertainties of the looming “fiscal cliff” and other threats to federal research funding have necessitated new approaches in financial assistance for prospective PhD students at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON).
Dr. Christine Savage, professor and Chair of the Community Public-Health Department, has been appointed as full professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON).
Offer just one person the knowledge available through the End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) Train the Trainer Course and you’ve created a potential army of advocates for geriatric patients facing the end of life.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) continues to raise its bar on scholarship. Faculty are moving up in their roles, students are making a presence at conferences, and faculty, students, and staff alike are moving into the “heart” of the community.
For children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, rabbits are more than furry pets. They are a symbol of resilience as the basis of a microfinance program aimed at improving youth health and social outcomes.
Johns Hopkins Nursing researchers focus on MRSA, motherhood, hospital stress, intimate partner violence, and more in the November-December 2012 research news brief.
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) student Jennie Flanagan focused on the target, a $100,000 scholarship challenge, and figured she’d worry about the details (like learning how to throw a football) later.
More than one-quarter of the adult population of the U.S. suffers from sleep disturbances known to contribute to life-threatening illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and dementia as well as depression, chronic pain, and fatigue.
Behavior changes are among the most visible, disruptive and distressing symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
As patient advocates, Johns Hopkins nurses know how to take a stand—but this fall, they’ve taken a seat instead.
Four faculty and one recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) will be presenting at the Gerontological Society of America 2012 annual conference Nov. 14-17 in San Diego, California.
The first 72 hours are a crucial time in the care cycle for victims of sexual assault.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) is ranked No. 1 among schools of nursing for total funding received from the National Institutes of Health.
Marine Corps Sergeant Emily Thompson Schelberg has been selected by the National Football League as the 2012 NFL-Tillman Military Scholar for her leadership and service to the medical profession.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing’s (JHUSON) Center for Innovative Care in Aging is teaming up with the Baltimore City Office of Aging - Health Department to continue home-based disability reduction intervention efforts.
Anywhere it wants. OK, they don’t really expectorate. So Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) saliva expert Douglas Granger has done a bit of improvisation.
The work and studies of Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing students and faculty are being published and presented through multiple avenues such as books, journals, websites, meetings, and conferences.
Recent global research by JHUSON nurses is helping to build new health care programs, new knowledge, and new hope and health for people around the world—and at home.
Young love. Teenage romance. First kiss. It’s the stuff of movies, pop songs, and memories, and for most young women, a magical time. But for one in three women, ages 16-26, these relationships turn violent.
While the stress of combating diabetes is undeniable, there are ways to understand how to manage it. Yet when diabetes occurs within cultures that maintain traditional values, managing that stress becomes an even greater challenge.
Since the time of Hippocrates, medical professionals have grappled not only with their patients’ health problems, but the inevitable ethical issues that arise.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) Wald Community Nursing Center, a provider of barrier-free health services to the East Baltimore community since 1994, has relocated in a renovated and strategically placed setting.
Studies at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing are on the cutting edge of community-based research addressing healthcare and health disparities among African Americans and other medically underserved groups.
Nine nursing superstars—a faculty member, a student, and two Johns Hopkins Health System nurses—are the inaugural winners of the Johns Hopkins Nursing Shining Star Awards.
A gala celebration Saturday evening, September 29 at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing will showcase the outstanding accomplishments of the nurses and nursing students who comprise “Johns Hopkins Nursing.”
A mother in jail co-residing with her infant in a prison nursery; a war veteran still picturing the violent trauma. These scenarios are real life and dealt with each day by incarcerated mothers and returning veterans.
Victory Media, a media entity used by military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) to the coveted Military Friendly Schools list.
Jerilyn Allen, ScD, RN, FAAN, a well-known leader in clinical research on heart disease prevention and treatment, is the 2012 recipient of one of the highest honors of the NIH’s Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR), the Ada Sue Hinshaw Award.
She will conclude service at end of academic year after 11 years in role.
In life, there are directions for just about anything. Need to travel somewhere? Use a map. Want to cook a meal? Read a recipe. Want to be a great parent? There’s no official handbook for that. In the end, all any parent can do is use their own judgment.
Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, CRNP, an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, is one of just 12 outstanding nursing educators to win a competitive grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars program this year.
Nurturing and mentoring the next generations of nurse educators and practice leaders is the goal of two Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) faculty members.
Johns Hopkins nursing faculty and students are achieving recognition for their scholarship, practice and teaching.
Five recent Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing DNP graduates have taken different and unique approaches in working to improve the implementation of pain management in hospitals and clinical practices.
One Love Foundation, the nonprofit organization created in 2010 to honor the memory of Yeardley Reynolds Love, today announced that noted researcher Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell has been named to the Foundation’s National Advisory Counsel.
Professor Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, Anna D. Wolf Chair is a visionary in the field of injury and violence prevention according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
To combat the ongoing epidemic of childhood obesity, two Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing students, Janna Stephens, RN, BSN, and Michelle Brei, APRN, CPNP, are using smartphones and websites to engage and invite young audiences.
That was the resounding question and answer heard throughout Shriver Hall when Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Accelerated Class of 2012 student speaker Christa Oakes addressed the crowd of 116 undergraduate students accompanied by family and friends.
From San Antonio to a metro stop in Paris, the Nursing Pin of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) is making its way around the world.
Can modern technology be the solution to the ever-increasing problem of overworked and overstressed college students?
Her passport is stamped with exotic locations: Myanmar, Tibet, South Africa, Vietnam, and Cambodia, as well as Baltimore, MD. But, when Carrie Tudor, MPH, RN, looks at it, she sees global battlefields in the fight against infectious disease.
At home and abroad, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing faculty and students are making a mark as leaders in education, research, public health policy, and program development.
Seventeen Hopkins nurses were interviewed for new book and video, The American Nurse Project.
Sarah Bristol ’12 flew to the Congo last summer to better understand the trauma experienced by victims of war.
Students and faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing are joining Johns Hopkins Hospital nurses and School of Medicine faculty and students and are pledging to live the healthy lifestyle they recommend to their patients.
Twenty incoming Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing students will be the first to benefit from a new initiative builds on the strengths of the School of Nursing, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the new Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality.
Assistant professor Sarah Szanton has received research funding that will mean the difference between "disability" and "capability".
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing faculty members Laura Taylor and Martha Sylvia have been honored by their students for being nurturing, supportive, challenging, and overall advocates of the nursing profession.
The Accelerated 2013 class of Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is the most ethnically diverse class in the School’s history.
Johns Hopkins Nursing researchers focus on PTSD, personal health management, health IT, and more in the June 2012 research news brief.
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing professor Christine Savage, PhD, RN, and assistant professor Elizabeth “Betty” Jordan, DNSc, MSN, have been named fellows in the American Academy of Nursing for 2012.
Six nursing students will hone their research skills abroad this year, working with Johns Hopkins faculty mentors who are conducting research studies around the globe.
Faculty and students at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing continue to succeed in carrying out the School’s mission of academic integrity and excellence in both scholarship and research.
Geriatric nurse educator Casey Shillam, PhD, RN-BC, is the newest member of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) faculty.
Nancy Davis Griffin is the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing’s new Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, a role dedicated to growing and supporting the School’s outstanding and diverse student body.
“Step forward 2012 graduates of Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, it’s your time to LEAD!” said Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 2012 Commencement Speaker Linda Burnes Bolton.
If money is a deciding factor in the pursuit of a graduate nurse educator certificate from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, a grant from the State of Maryland has made that decision easier for prospective graduate nursing students.
Assistant Professor Sarah L. Szanton has received a $4-million grant from the National Institutes of Health to extend the team’s home-based intervention study with low-income older adults in Baltimore City over five years.
A collaborative effort of the Hopkins schools of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Hospital nursing administration will bring together experts in instructional technology for a dynamic day of presentations and interactive sessions.
In a new book and corresponding blog co-authored by Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing professor Pamela R. Jeffries, readers are introduced to guidelines on planning, organizing, and implementing a health care simulation center through the step-by-step collaborative, cost-effective consortium model.
Reaching out from the confines of the East Baltimore campus, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing students and faculty are taking their skills and knowledge to the streets. This year their work is not only benefiting the surrounding neighborhoods, but also winning awards.
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing joins more than 500 nursing schools committed to further educating our nation’s 3 million nurses so they are prepared to meet the unique health needs of service members, veterans, and their families.
A challenge from Dean Martha N. Hill asking faculty and staff to contribute to student scholarships has raised over $70,000 for financial aid at the Johns Hopkins University School Nursing.
In the spirit of National Nurses’ Week, students at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing again worked together to acknowledge the important contributions to care being made by nurses serving in Iraq and Afghanistan with the U.S. armed forces.
Johns Hopkins University has been awarded $15 million over the next five years from the National Institutes of Health to establish the new Center for AIDS Research.
The Spring 2012 issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine is the first of three issues that explores the strategies nursing schools are using to double the number of doctorally-prepared nurses and expand interprofessional education efforts.
Professor Phyllis Sharps, associate dean for Community and Global Programs, and director for the Center for Global Health, is a recipient of the 2012 Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council Diversity Recognition Award.
Nursing researchers at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Virginia are studying how technology can help victims of domestic violence.
A seminar series focusing on issues related to intervention and implementation science in aging is the latest interdisciplinary initiative at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.
Professor Pamela R. Jeffries, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been named a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education.
Johns Hopkins Nursing researchers focus on palliative care, sexual violence, life wellness, and more in the March-April 2012 research news brief.
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is ranked #4 among schools of nursing for total funding received from the National Institutes of Health.
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing is encouraging people to live a better, healthier lifestyle as it celebrates National Public Health Week, April 2-6.
Douglas Granger, professor and director of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Center for Interdisciplinary Salivary Bioscience Research, is taking his now-famous “Spit Camp” to the University of California Irvine, April 2-3.
Dr. Martin Prince, renowned professor at King’s College London, will present “Dementia in the Developing World,” March 29 at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.
Spit is central to the conversation for salivary researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, who are discovering new ways to keep people healthy and well.
Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN, a well known nurse educator and researcher, will be the graduation speaker at the 2012 Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) commencement ceremony, May 24, 2012.
Mixed methods research experts John Creswell, PhD, and Joe Gallo, MD, MPH, give insight into the future of research methodology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing on Monday March 19, 2012, 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Six Johns Hopkins Nursing faculty members are among the 14 2012 inductees to the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
In recognition of her tireless work to shape the future of the nursing profession and cultivate nursing leadership, Dr. Maryann F. Fralic has been named the recipient of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
One in every eight Americans is aged 65 years or older and, by 2030, it is expected to be one in five.
To secure a state-of-the-art education for tomorrow’s nurses, Maryland’s nurse educators must become masters of simulation technology.
Three top nursing schools—Johns Hopkins University, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Duke University—brought their deans to Florida last month to meet and talk with alumni about the changing role of nurses in disease prevention and coordination of healthcare.
How to Be a Winner for Dinner, a children’s book that teaches young children about healthy eating habits, is the most recent project of a multitalented nursing student.
Applicants who meet a March 1, 2012 deadline for the Fall 2012 Applied Health Informatics program at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) are now eligible for $10,000 scholarships.
Students enrolled in adult primary and adult acute care nurse practitioner (NP) programs at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) will soon focus on every aspect of adult care, from post-adolescent to older adult.
People within the Johns Hopkins community have long known that Lillie Shockney is an amazing nurse. Now she’s got the moniker to prove it.
Hopkins Nursing researchers focus on stress, parenting programs, diabetes, and more in the January issue of research news.
Researchers are constantly finding new ways to figure out what makes us human beings tick, and one of the newer methods makes you want to spit—literally.
As the new year gets underway, many people make the resolution to lead a healthier, more active life especially after all the rich food they consumed during the holidays.
“Community Outreach and Cardiovascular Health (COACH) Trial: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Nurse Practitioner/Community Health Worker Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction in Urban Community Health Centers,” an article by Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) researchers, was selected as an editor’s pick in a recent issue of the American Heart Association (AHA) journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
From educators and students in the classrooms to nurses at the bedside and healthcare policy makers on Capitol Hill, today’s nursing practice involves engagement on multiple levels. The latest issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine looks at the scope and the power of this practice and the nurses influencing it.