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A new appointment for Dean Patricia Davidson and the naming of the new American Association of Colleges of Nursing chief nursing officer kick off a busy month of faculty and student appointments, awards, and presentations....Click here to read more.

nursing school*2017 Update: Information for the myPlan app can be found at

The One Love Foundation has launched the One Love MyPlan, a second mobile application to guide women endangered by or in fear of relationship violence toward safe decisions....Click here to read more.

nursing schoolThe New Year brings a wealth of new online and classroom-based offerings from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON)....Click here to read more.

nursing schoolSafe Haven for Abuse Victims a Life or Death Matter. Housing availability can mean the difference between survival and further abuse or death for women who have survived intimate partner violence (IPV), according to professor Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, nursing doctoral graduate Jessica Draughon, PhD, MSN, RN, senior research program coordinator Amber Clough, MSW, and a colleague. Based on in-depth interviews with IPV survivors, the study confirms the critical nature of safe housing and identifies significant barriers to it. One is a disconnect between local housing and domestic violence service systems. Over 2 million injuries are attributed to IPV annually. For some, the drive to escape abuse results in creative but ultimately temporary solutions, such as living in a car or an abandoned building. “From a public health perspective, IPV survivors need safe housing as a first step in recovery. We can and must do better,” Glass says. “Funding, policy, and service delivery must be restructured to better meet these survivors’ complex physical, behavioral, environmental, and social needs. With growing numbers of IPV survivors likely to be identified through [Affordable Care Act] women’s health screening requirements, the time is now for action.” [“‘Having housing made everything else possible’: Affordable, safe and stable housing for women survivors of violence,” Qualitative Social Work, published online September 20, 2013.]...Click here to read more.

nursing schoolIt is estimated that 1 in 3 women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime. Until the world finds a way to end such violence, everywhere, it will need heroes, and lots of them. Safe magazine not surprisingly found two at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing: Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN....Click here to read more.