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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.

Shining Star Nominations Open
May 11, 2015 10:45:00 AM EDT

nursing schoolEach September at An Evening with the Stars, we celebrate the best in Johns Hopkins Nursing as chosen by the best in Hopkins Nursing. Many nurses are nominated, but many more are worthy of that honor. Beginning this week, their supervisors, peers, and students can begin nominating nurses worthy of joining the galaxy of Shining Stars in 2015....Click here to read more.

DNP Student Wins Fulbright, Will Study Obesity Spike in S. Korea
Apr 29, 2015 9:30:00 AM EDT

nursing schoolLorenzo Nava, a doctoral student at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, has earned a Fulbright Scholarship to study a startling spike in obesity in South Korea, a nation whose traditional cuisine is pointed to as a weight-loss miracle in parts of the West....Click here to read more.

Smartphone Apps to Link South African Patients with Deadly Disease to Care
Mar 30, 2015 11:57:00 AM EDT
phoneAn initiative led by Associate Professor Jason Farley, in conjunction with emocha, a mobile health platform that supports applications for remote patient management, has launched a system in South Africa to link thousands of patients afflicted with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) to specialized clinics for care....Click here to read more.
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.

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