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Spreading the Wealth on Simulation, IPE
Aug 31, 2015 9:05:00 AM EDT

nursing schoolFor one year, four free online learning modules will offer faculty of all schools of nursing across Maryland the chance to maximize interprofessional education, or IPE, through simulations that feature nursing, medical, and pharmacy students working together to respond to challenging scenarios like a medication error, a fire in an assisted living facility, or pain management issues in a patient with a history of substance abuse....Click here to read more.

The Healthy Nurse
Aug 25, 2015 11:00:00 AM EDT

They often put care for themselves last on the list, but nurses still have a responsibility to promote their own health. The recently revised Code of Ethics for Nurses even calls for clinicians to find a balance between their work in ensuring patient safety and their own health management. As Dean Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, has said, “we have to give nurses permission to look after their own health.” A demanding profession, yes, but it should still be one that protects the safety of both patients and caregivers. ...Click here to read more.

The Dangerous Side of Nursing
Aug 20, 2015 1:36:00 PM EDT

It may be a rare occurrence, but workplace violence within the hospital disproportionally affects nurses, and Dean Patricia Davidson, PhD, MEd, RN, FAAN, says this is no surprise. “Nurses are at the front line of care, and they’re often involved in stressful situations.”...Click here to read more.

Nominees Lined Up for An Evening with the Stars
Aug 13, 2015 11:15:00 AM EDT

The nominations are in and the stage is set for An Evening with the Stars, the annual sparkling celebration of all that is good about Johns Hopkins Nursing. Its Shining Star Awards honor outstanding nurses in the Hopkins community. Nominees are invited to the event and winners are announced at the ceremony. Candace Dold of WBFF, Fox 45 will emcee....Click here to read more.

PhD Student Receives Funding for mHealth Study
Jul 31, 2015 11:16:00 AM EDT

cajitaA study by PhD student Mia Cajita that looks at mobile technologies in management of heart failure has been awarded two-plus years of funding through a National Research Service Award....Click here to read more.

Rising Educator and Researcher
Jul 28, 2015 2:00:00 PM EDT

forondaCynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, assistant professor and facilitator in the simulation labs at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON), continues to break out as a nursing educator and researcher....Click here to read more.

Student Leader Stands Up for Diversity
Jul 10, 2015 11:37:00 AM EDT

fernandoFernando Mena-Carrasco knows no limits when it comes to advocating for Hispanic and vulnerable populations across the world. In pursuit of his BSN-MSN degree with plans of becoming a Clinical Nurse Specialist, he has long been a champion to the Latino population in which he finds his roots....Click here to read more.

Weighing Death and Treatment
Jun 24, 2015 11:51:00 AM EDT

On top of managing the emotional rollercoaster that accompanies death, patients and families have to juggle decisions about final wishes, family involvement, insurance payments, and whether or not to pursue further care. A new study by Dean Patricia Davidson points out that most people don’t get to choose where they die, but that all should have a choice in what treatments they get and in how they receive care at the end of life. ...Click here to read more.

Students Make Cranes for Peace
Jun 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM EDT

cranesIt was a devastating loss to one of our most dear colleagues at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Eugene Mobley, a security officer who ensures the safety of our school while greeting all who enter with a smile, lost his daughter earlier this year in a suspected case of intimate partner violence. Our students couldn’t just sit by....Click here to read more.

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