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Johns Hopkins Nursing School Faculty Receive Two of Four National Research Awards
Oct 16, 2014 10:09:00 AM EDT
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (SON) took home half of the awards given at the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) Nightingala Celebration on October 15: Nancy Glass, a global leader for health promotion and gender equality, received the Path-Paver Award and Sarah Szanton, a leader in nursing and gerontology, received the Protégé Award....Click here to read more.
Doors Wide Open for Hopkins Nursing Grads
Oct 14, 2014 2:15:00 PM EDT
Class Members Exceed National Hiring Averages, Receive Multiple Job Offers
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.
Five-star Nurses Celebrated at Gala
Oct 1, 2014 1:45:00 PM EDT
Rushton Named Fellow in Bioethics
Sep 29, 2014 9:09:00 AM EDT
Professor Cynda H. Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been named a 2014 Hastings Center Fellow for her eminent accomplishments in bioethics. She will be inducted at the Annual Hastings Center Fellows Meeting on October 16 in San Diego. As a fellow, Rushton will help the Center accomplish its mission of researching, collaborating, and addressing medical and environmental ethical issues....Click here to read more.
Simulation's 50% Solution
Sep 24, 2014 8:35:00 AM EDT
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.
2014 Shining Star Finalists, Rosenwald Star Winner Announced
Sep 9, 2014 1:37:00 PM EDT
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.
Remodeling Patient Safety
Sep 8, 2014 4:05:00 PM EDT
In a new effort to eliminate harm and reinforce a culture of caring in healthcare, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty members Ellen Ray, DNP, MS, RN, CNM, Cynthia Foronda, PhD, RN, CNE, and Brigit Van Graafeiland, DNP, CNRP, have been chosen to serve in the third cohort of the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy....Click here to read more.
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
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.
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, the role religion plays in older African American cancer patients and survivors, and improved learning in simulation labs, respectively: Carmen Alvarez, PhD, RN, C-NP, CNM, Jill Hamilton, PhD, RN, and Nancy Sullivan, DNP, RN....Click here to read more.