Finalists have been announced for the 2014 Shining Star Award along with winner of the Peter and Cynthia Rosenwald Star Nurse of the Year Award, all presented annually at the Evening With the Stars gala, 6:30 p.m. September 27 at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON)....Click here to read more.
Doctors won’t be the only ones receiving white coats in a formal ceremony these days. As part of their orientation, the incoming students at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will be participating in a White Coat Ceremony as part of a national ground-breaking pilot program this fall. The purpose of the cloaking ceremony is to instill a commitment to providing compassionate care among future health professionals entering nursing schools. More than 100 schools of nursing were selected to hold the white coat ceremonies....Click here to read more.
Keywords: aacn, american association of colleges of nursing, faculty, interprofessional, nursing, student, white coat
Aims to Improve Student Outcomes, Reduce Costs to Baltimore City Schools
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is working with Baltimore City schools and local community foundations to strengthen parenting and parent engagement in pre-kindergarten and examining the impact of that investment on students’ later academic outcomes....Click here to read more.
Keywords: behavioral, chicago parent program, children, education, grant, mental health, nursing
Laura N. Gitlin, PhD, of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has been chosen as the 2014 recipient of the M. Powell Lawton Award by the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging....Click here to read more.
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New Multi-Funder Initiative Aims to Help Reach Institute of Medicine Goal to Double the Number of Nurses with Doctorates
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is one of only 14 schools of nursing nationwide to be among the first to receive a grant from a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) program to increase the number of nurses holding PhDs. As an inaugural grantee of the Future of Nursing Scholars program, JHSON will select a nursing student to receive financial support, mentoring, and leadership development over the three years of his/her PhD program....Click here to read more.
Keywords: doctoral, faculty, future of nursing, grant, institute of medicine, leadership, mentor, nursing, phd, robert wood johnson foundation, rwjf, scholarship, student