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  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020

    • Virtual Grand Rounds Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm Locations: 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore MD Details:

      Virtual Grand Rounds Lecture Series:

      Mindfulness and Resilience: Regaining balance in the midst of chaos

      Dr. Cynda Rushton

    • JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Mindfulness and Resilience Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Online Details:

      JHSON Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds: Mindfulness and Resilience
      Regaining balance in the midst of chaos

      The world we are in is constantly changing. We are faced with situations that exceed our ability to confront them with stability and confidence. These situations are exacerbated by the pandemic. This experiential and interactive learning session will explore the situations that create cause us to lose our grounding and the consequences to ourselves and others. Together we will explore how a variety of strategies focused on strengthening our resilience and mindfulness can help us regain our balance.

      The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will offer a monthly Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds Continuing Nursing Education Series, providing an educational program led by top researchers from around the world; featuring guest speakers covering topics from gun violence, psychiatric nursing to palliative care and COVID-19.

      The Virtual Nursing Grand Rounds CNE Series will offer attendee one CNE credit upon completion of each session, with the goal of fulfilling the JHSON’s mission of providing lifelong learning for health care professionals within the community.

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    • Lunch and Learn Healthcare Organizational Leadership Tracks Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Online Details: Join us for an information session about MSN Healthcare Organizational Leadership program, MSN Healthcare Organizational Leadership/MBA dual program and the Healthcare Organizational Leadership certificate.  Registration required.
    • Virtual Social Justice Workshop Series: Session 3 Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm Locations: Online Details:

      Join SON Student Affairs, LGBTQ Life & SOURCE for a 3 part workshop series that will have you look at privilege, health disparities in the LGBTQ community, and how collaboration around shared values can impact engagement in our diverse world. The goal of the series is to raise awareness, educate, and engage students in understanding and working toward social justice in healthcare, their community, and beyond. 

      Session 3: We’re All in this Together: Diversity, Values, and Justice-Join us for a session on Shared Values with Keilah Jacques from SOURCE. Values guide our decisions, impact our perspectives, and shape our experiences. In identifying and sharing values, we create opportunities to engage and connect with people of diverse backgrounds in meaningful ways. The construction of shared values are a starting point for social justice in action. This session aligns with the SON commitment to creating an inclusive community that facilitates engagement among diverse populations both internally and externally.

    • "Medical Apartheid and Equity in Care" Panel and Reflection Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Online Details:

      Join the Nursing Public Health Network and SOURCE on October 28 for "Medical Apartheid and Equity in Care." This event is designed to provide students, faculty and staff with a better understanding of the interpersonal and structural barriers to health equity through the medium of health education. 

      Through a panel discussion and critical reflection session participants will gain an understanding of the way racism is an influential ideology of health professional practice and education tools. Moreover, participants will practice steps of analysis, and action to address oppression in health practice and in their personal lives.

      Featured Speakers:

      • Emerald Jenkins, JHU School of Nursing
      • Graham Mooney, JHU School of Medicine
      • Ruth-Alma Turkson-Ocran, JHU School of Medicine

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      Raffle entries for registered attendees - RSVP and join us for a chance to win prizes!


      Sponsored by Nursing Public Health Network and SOURCE

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      About the Speakers

      Emerald Jenkins

      As the first Masters Entry in Nursing Student to continue as a dual DNP (AGNP)-PhD Student at Johns Hopkins, Emerald Jenkins is adapting the CAPABLE program to focus on meeting the needs of older adults with co-occurring Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and physical disabilities and their caregivers (CAPABLE-Family). Emerald hopes to utilize the knowledge and skills gained from the program to improve her practice as a Psychiatric Nurse, build a long term research trajectory, and help her continue providing outstanding care for her grandmother who has dementia.

      As the former American Association of College of Nursing GNSA Advocacy Leader for Maryland, Emerald developed policy advocacy skills to introduce policy change. As former President of the Black Student Nurses Association (BSNA), Emerald created a Medical Terminology course for the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development’s Job Training for Youth Program. As a NIH TL1 recipient, ESPO GSA Representative for Diversity and Justice Working Group member, and Isabel Hampton Robb Teaching Fellow, Emerald’s career goals as a researcher, nursing education administrator and entrepreneur are to: increase minority involvement in healthcare education and research, improve pain recognition by providers and caregivers, incorporate psychiatry in primary care, and build human-centered care communities for elders.

      Graham Mooney

      Dr. Graham Mooney is an assistant professor of the history of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the history of public health interventions and the relationship between public health policies and population health outcomes.

      Dr. Mooney also has appointments in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology and the History of Science and Technology Department at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

      His research covers the history of public health in Britain and North America, infectious disease surveillance, epidemiology and demography. He is particularly interested in domestic space as a site and scale of public health interventions and is working on this theme in relation to topics such disinfection, contact tracing and interactions with schools and other institutions.

      Dr. Mooney received his undergraduate degree and Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Liverpool. He completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine in 2001.

      Dr. Mooney recently completed a book manuscript entitled The Debris of Living: Infectious Disease Surveillance in England 1840-1914, which examines the history of public health interventions such as infectious disease notification, institutional and domestic isolation, disinfection, and contact tracing. His next book is the result of a class he teaches at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. It uses a case study of race and class politics in Baltimore to explore the fracturing of public health systems and policy in the neo-liberal American city. He is co-editor of the journal Social History of Medicine.

      Ruth-Alma Turkson-Ocran

      Ruth-Alma Turkson-Ocran, PhD, MPH, RN, FNP-BC is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and an American Heart Association Strategically Focused Obesity Research Network postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to receiving a PhD from the Johns Hopkins University, she received a Masters in Nursing (MSN) and Masters in Public Health (MPH) in Health Promotion/Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston UTHealth. She attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City, MO for her undergraduate studies where she obtained her Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing. 

      Her research interests include chronic and cardiometabolic diseases, their risk factors and complications, immigrant health, social determinants of health, social justice, and health disparities. She has experience working on national databases and on cohort studies examining cardiovascular disease related outcomes. Her current program of research involves examining the effect of time-restricted feeding on blood pressure, physical activity, and sleep in a community-based randomized feeding trial among persons with obesity and prediabetes. 

      She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nurses and the American Heart Association (AHA).

    • Virtual Open House - PhD and DNP/PhD Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Online Details: The Office of Admissions will host an Open House for prospective students. The event will include a question and answer session with faculty, current students, admissions and financial aid. This Open House is organized for students interested in our PhD in Nursing and DNP Advance Practice /PhD dual degree. Registration required.
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