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  1. Peace Corps Pipeline to MSN (Entry into Nursing)

    The relationship between Peace Corps volunteers and the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has been a rewarding one for both sides, with stories of bright, community-minded individuals looking for their place in the world and finding it—after a stint abroad—in East Baltimore. After that, the world is wide open. JHSON annually offers up to…

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    Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:55:47 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/2022/08/peace-corps-pipeline-to-msn-entry-into-nursing/
  2. Summer Research Roundup 2022

    ILLUSTRATIONS BY ANDY SNAIR The year to date in publications from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing From A for aging to Z for … whenever that particular Omicron variant finds its way to humans, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researchers—faculty and students—have continued to set the bar high for depth, reach, and output. Below…

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    Mon, 01 Aug 2022 16:00:56 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/2022/08/summer-research-roundup-2022/
  3. Aging? Do What You Love and Live Better

    ILLUSTRATIONS BY ANDY SNAIR It turns out that engagement in a favorite activity—knitting, playing bridge or chess, or walking, for instance—may not only be associated with greater functional independence and decreased depression among older people living with dementia (PLWD). For cognitively healthy older persons, it seems to also bring these improvements plus less anxiety and…

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    Mon, 01 Aug 2022 15:58:41 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/2022/08/aging-do-what-you-love-and-live-better/
  4. The Eye of the Storm

    ILLUSTRATIONS BY ANDY SNAIR Each day, health professionals (nurses, physicians, social workers, chaplains, and others) experience complex ethical challenges that can lead to burnout, staff turnover, and moral distress. These issues have only intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the result can be less safe and effective care of patients, and—with burned-out caregivers abandoning jobs—even…

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    Mon, 01 Aug 2022 15:55:47 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/2022/08/the-eye-of-the-storm/
  5. Outsized Influence

    ILLUSTRATIONS BY ANDY SNAIR One of 227 rules a Buddhist monk must follow during ordainment—a set known as Patimokkha, or the basic encryption of monastic disciplines—is to eat and appreciate whatever is set before them by generous worshipers. They are additionally required to keep all movements and gestures slow and calm. In Thailand, this set…

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    Mon, 01 Aug 2022 15:53:26 +0000https://magazine.nursing.jhu.edu/2022/08/outsized-influence/