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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Ranked #2 by U.S. News & World Report
Mar 10, 2015 8:10:00 AM EDT

studentU.S. News & World Report has once again named the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) as one of the top 5 accredited nursing school graduate programs in the nation, ranking it #2 in its survey for 2016. JHSON tied for the second place ranking with University of California—San Francisco. In addition, JHSON’s online graduate nursing programs were recently ranked #3 by U.S. News & World Report....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.

Feb 23, 2015 10:44:00 AM EST

Preliminary findings: After inexpensive home intervention, 80 percent of elder participants see daily life, health improved ...Click here to read more.

Dr. Pam Jeffries Named New Dean at the George Washington School of Nursing
Jan 23, 2015 12:27:00 PM EST
jeffriesThe George Washington University announced Pamela R. Jeffries as the next dean of the School of Nursing. Dr. Jeffries, who in 2013 was named the Johns Hopkins University inaugural vice provost of digital initiatives, has been a Johns Hopkins professor of nursing since 2009. Read more....Click here to read more.
Hopkins Nursing Ranks 3rd in Online Graduate Nursing Programs
Jan 7, 2015 9:00:00 AM EST
computerThe Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) ranks number 3 among the nation’s online graduate nursing programs, according to U.S. News & World Report. The school’s leap from 24th place affirms the level of excellence and leadership given not only in the classroom but also to online learning....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.
Online Course Brings Dementia Care Home
Dec 1, 2014 9:40:00 AM EST

Pick a holiday – any holiday – at this time of year, and thoughts turn to family, of bringing the generations together to re-live memories and make new ones. For many families, this means bringing a grandparent, a parent, an aunt, or a cousin with dementia home from a full-time care facility or assuring that persons with dementia living at home are able to meaningfully participate in festivities....Click here to read more.

U.S. Nursing Leaders Issue Blueprint for 21st Century Nursing Ethics
Nov 18, 2014 10:00:00 AM EST

In the wake of media focus on the trials and bravery of nurses in the context of the Ebola crisis, leaders in the fields of nursing and clinical ethics have released an unprecedented report on the ethical issues facing the profession, as the American Nursing Association prepares to release a revised Code of Ethics in 2015....Click here to read more.

Hopkins Nurse a Hero, not a Danger
Oct 27, 2014 2:33:00 PM EDT

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing applauds Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was recently placed under and then released from mandatory quarantine in New Jersey after returning from treating patients in Sierra Leone....Click here to read more.

Johns Hopkins Nursing School Faculty Receive Two of Four National Research Awards
Oct 16, 2014 10:09:00 AM EDT

glass_szantonThe Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (SON) took home half of the awards given at the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) Nightingala Celebration on October 15:  Nancy Glass, a global leader for health promotion and gender equality, received the Path-Paver Award and Sarah Szanton, a leader in nursing and gerontology, received the Protégé Award....Click here to read more.

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