The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing applauds Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was recently placed under and then released from mandatory quarantine in New Jersey after returning from treating patients in Sierra Leone....Click here to read more.
Despite reports of hiring obstacles facing recent nursing graduates, the majority of Johns Hopkins students completing a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree in 2013 report they quickly found the jobs they wanted, where they wanted them—and with only moderate or no difficulty....Click here to read more.
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.
Keywords: clinical, faculty, healthcare, patient safety, research, school of nursing, sims, simulation, student, study
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
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