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The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Returns to No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) is the No. 1 accredited graduate nursing school in the country, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2019 rankings. The school also maintained its previous No. 2 ranking for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.

Within specialty areas, the school ranked:

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  • Aging & Dementia Care
    Aging & Dementia Care
    In 15 years, 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older. And by 2040, perhaps 28 million will be 80 or older. Improving care for the elderly and defining nursing’s lead role won’t wait until then.
    Our Approach to Aging
  • Community, Global & Public Health
    Community, Global & Public Health
    The world’s health is a puzzle, with the pieces often hidden in the fabric of a culture halfway across the globe … or on the next street corner.
    Hopkins Nursing Around the Globe
  • Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Medical errors and preventable patient infections and injuries together make up the third-leading cause of death in the United States, a startling statistic.
    How We Are Keeping Patients Safe
  • Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    How We Are Addressing Mental Health
  • Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Heart disease and stroke remain two of the top killers of Americans and pose a significant threat to millions of others, according to the American Heart Association.
    Learn How We Are Turning the Tide on Cardiovascular Health
International Partnerships

32 Collaborative Initiatives in 19 Countries

Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

NLN designated Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

Student Volunteer Hours

12,000 Annual Student Volunteer Hours in 40 Different Community Programs

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Research Fellowships: Violence; Pain; Psychiatric & Mental Health; Global Health; Aging; Patient Safety & Quality

Nation's first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in nursing

Making An Impact

HIV / AIDS

Addressing a gap in HIV/AIDS care by delivering education and training once reserved for physicians to nurse practitioners.

GLOBAL INITIATIVES

Advising schools of nursing, healthcare providers, and government agencies in the areas of curriculum and program development, research, and policy reform.

AGING

Setting a national model for home-based interventions for low-income older adults.

INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE

Leading research in prevention and gender equality, locally and abroad.

NURSING ETHICS

Designing a blueprint for clinical ethics in the United States.

COMMUNITY PUBLIC-HEALTH

Reducing health disparities among minority groups through interventions and practice.

 

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