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Ethics Summit Envisions Road Map for America's Nurses
Aug 26, 2014 4:13:00 AM EDT

A National Nursing Ethics Summit, the first of its kind, was convened by the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Berman Institute of Bioethics on August 13-15. Approximately 50 nurse ethicists, professional nursing organization leaders and key stakeholders gathered to define a blueprint for nursing ethics in the United States for the 21st century....Click here to read more.

Nurses Participate in White Coat Ceremony for First Time
Aug 25, 2014 3:06:00 PM EDT

white coatDoctors 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.

Expanding Expertise Despite National Faculty Shortage
Aug 13, 2014 10:00:00 AM EDT

Despite a nursing faculty shortage across the U.S., the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) continues to attract scholars and expand its expertise, recently hiring three new faculty members specializing in healthcare prevention for underserved populations, improved learning in simulation labs, and the role religion plays in older African American cancer patients and survivors, respectively: Carmen Alvarez, PhD, RN, C-NP, CNM, Jill Hamilton, PhD, RN, and Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN....Click here to read more.

Initiative Strengthens Early Parent Engagement
Aug 12, 2014 11:01:00 AM EDT

Aims to Improve Student Outcomes, Reduce Costs to Baltimore City Schools

nursing schoolThe 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.

Laura Gitlin Earns GSA’s Lawton Award
Jul 31, 2014 7:00:00 AM EDT

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.

Campbell Asks U.S. Senate to Close Gun Loopholes, Save Women
Jul 30, 2014 1:35:00 PM EDT

nursing schoolThe 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.

Grads Urged to Embrace ‘Patient-by-Patient Legacy’
Jul 18, 2014 2:35:00 PM EDT

The Hopkins Nurses sent into the world at the Academic Degree Completion Ceremony on July 18 will all have moments when they feel underappreciated in their new careers as caregivers. “Unfortunately, this comes with the territory,” School of Education Dean David W. Andrews, PhD, told members of the Accelerated Class of 2014....Click here to read more.

Hopkins Nursing Receives Grant to Help Alleviate Shortage of Advanced Nurses
Jul 16, 2014 10:00:00 AM EDT

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.

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Continues Gain of FAAN
Jul 7, 2014 9:19:00 AM EDT

With the addition of six new inductees, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) reports that forty-two percent of its full-time faculty are now fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), recognized as one of the most prestigious honors in the nursing profession.  Dean Patricia Davidson, who was inducted last year, says becoming a FAAN is a momentous professional recognition. “Each inductee has incredible abilities, and this unusually high percentage of FAANs is reflective of our school’s  leadership in education, research and practice, locally and globally.”...Click here to read more.

ACHNE Sweep for Hopkins Nursing
Jun 10, 2014 9:00:00 AM EDT

nursing schoolIt was a big week for Johns Hopkins Nursing at the 2014 Annual Institute of the Association of Community Health Nurse Educators, or ACHNE, as members of the School were recognized for each of the awards handed out during the program and watched Joan Kub, PhD, MA, PHCNS, BC, assume the role of president of the organization....Click here to read more.

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