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.
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.
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NCSBN study shows similar educational outcomes when half of hard-to-find clinical hours are replaced with clinical simulation
In a city like Baltimore, part of a major medical region, competition for clinical placements makes finding open slots for nursing students a constant challenge. So a study showing that up to half of those clinical hours can be replaced in a high-quality simulation lab with no drop-off in learning is welcome news for the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) as well as nursing schools across the nation....Click here to read more.
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The presence of a gun in a domestic violence situation makes it five times more likely that a woman will be killed. And that is but one of the many frightening statistics that brought the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, to Washington this week to testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as part of the Everytown for Gun Safety effort....Click here to read more.
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for health administrators is expected to grow more than 20 percent by 2020. To meet this need, Johns Hopkins University has launched a new online leadership and management training certificate program for professionals working in medicine and healthcare....Click here to read more.
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