How to become a nurse anesthetist
Thinking of becoming a nurse anesthetist? It’s a good idea—the profession’s been listed among U.S. News & World Report’s “best jobs” consistently since 2016 and it’s the #3 “best health care job” for 2020. Their median salary is $165,000, their unemployment rate is just .4 percent, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 16.2 percent The post How to become a nurse anesthetist appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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There ’s a new cure for the deadliest strain of tuberculosis. So what’s that mean for the REACH Initiative’s HIV research in South Africa?
“This strain of tuberculosis (TB) is XDR-TB – extremely drug resistant tuberculosis– and is, as the name implies, highly resistant to the standard treatments,” says professor and TB/HIV expert Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN. HIV weakens the immune system, increasing the risk of TB in people with HIV. Dr. Farley’s Center, The REACH The post There’s a new cure for the deadliest strain of tuberculosis. So what’s that mean for the REACH Initiative’s HIV research in South Africa? appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness … and Dr. Brittany Wenniser í:iostha Jock
What gets you curious? Getting Curious host Jonathan Van Ness (also known for his web series Gay of Thrones and appearances on Queer Eye) wants to know. And this week he “got curious” with Dr. Brittany Wenniserí:iostha Jock, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing post-doctoral fellow. She’s in good company; Jonathan’s guests have included Erin Brockovich, The post Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness… and Dr. Brittany Wenniserí:iostha Jock appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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8 New nurse tips from 2018 grads to 2019 grads
Another cohort of Hopkins nurses are making their way into practice.  They’re just what the clinician ordered—we need nurses who can take on the ever-growing challenge of chronic disease management, and to lead in promoting wellness with our holistic care, total patient perspective. And we need Hopkins nurses who are committed to what’s right, even The post 8 New nurse tips from 2018 grads to 2019 grads appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Who ’s graduating? We are!
A new crop of Hopkins Nurses is setting off into the world, surrounded by family, friends, and well-wishers. Here are a few of today’s grads: Derin Colvin, from June’s Father’s Day story Brandon Brown, who’s mom, DNP alum Susan Giscombe was there to confer his degree. PhD grad Manka Nkimbeng, above at graduation today and The post Who’s graduating? We are! appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Days when words are not enough
A message from Dean Patricia Davidson Like all of you I woke up this morning in total horror, dismay and am filled with sadness. I ask myself how this can be happening again.  But like many of you I am firmly resolved that this should not be our new normal and we need to take action. The post Days when words are not enough appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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What breastfeeding parents need to know
What should a breastfeeding parent eat? Not eat?  New and expectant parents have so many questions (and Dr. Deborah Busch recommends this site for advice on breastfeeding nutrition). Our world breastfeeding week panelists Dr. JoAnne Flagg, Dr. Debbie Busch, Dr. Patty Wilson, Director of the Center for Community Innovation and Scholarship and BSN alum and The post What breastfeeding parents need to know appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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How to survive your first semester of nursing school, from 2019 grads
This is the first blog of the Academic Success Center series The Nursing School Survival Guide  You care. You decided to make a career of it. And now it’s time for your first semester of nursing school! Yet the community describes the RN program as “rigorous” and there’s lots of talk about “resilience.” Fear not, your The post How to survive your first semester of nursing school, from 2019 grads appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Diverse future nurses will push the boundaries of nursing science
Doctoral nursing education is truly transformative. It prepares you to advance the profession of nursing locally & globally – Dean Patricia Davidson Yazmin Gamez, Katrina Lopez, Yatzil Sanchez, and Rebekah Gardea are Sunrise Scholars (Summer Undergraduate Nursing Research Immersion Experience) from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. The scholars are senior bachelor’s The post Diverse future nurses will push the boundaries of nursing science appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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We are #BaltimoreStrong
A message from Dean Patricia Davidson Even as a native-born Australian, it didn’t take long for Baltimore to become my home. So, like many of you, my heart sank when I heard President Trump’s recent negative and thoughtless remarks about the city where we work and live. At the School of Nursing, community support is The post We are #BaltimoreStrong appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Dean Podcast on Health Care Suicides
“I think this is just part of the story of stressful work environments for all health care professionals. We know that the spotlight has been on physicians and dentists previously. Now, there’s increasing investigation with nurses.”—Dean Patricia Davidson in her latest podcast. Program Notes: 0:19 Rate of suicide increasing 1:20 How are current events now The post Dean Podcast on Health Care Suicides appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Health Care Suicides —We Need Cultural Change
Suicides among nurses and health care professionals are happening at distressing rates and more frequently than among their age-matched peers. As someone who has been in the profession for more than 35 years, I can’t help but find myself searching for an explanation. Sadly, in many ways, our health care environment has become like a The post Health Care Suicides—We Need Cultural Change appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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A new study reveals that nurses face a higher risk for suicide than the general population. Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, weighs in
In the general population, about 8 women in 100,000 and 28 men in 100,000 die from suicide. Yet that number rises to nearly 12 in 100,000 among female nurses, and 40 in 100,000 among male nurses. Nurse anesthetists and retired nurses face the highest risk. A number of mental health and psychological concerns have been The post A new study reveals that nurses face a higher risk for suicide than the general population. Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, weighs in appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Advice to Nurses Considering a Career in Oncology
It’s okay to feel emotions. You cared for these patients and their families for a long time and it’s natural to feel sad and emotional when they pass. That was one of the key points expressed in last week’s oncology nursing panel, hosted by the Oncology Nursing Student Group and the Career Services Department. The The post Advice to Nurses Considering a Career in Oncology appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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There Are Now 14 Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty in the Sigma Nursing Hall of Fame
Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN and Sarah Szanton, PhD, ANP, FAAN will join the ranks of Johns Hopkins School of Nursing faculty in the Sigma Nursing Hall of Fame at the 2019 Sigma Nursing International Nursing Research Congress. But did you know that since the Hall of Fame’s inception in 2010, at least one faculty member The post There Are Now 14 Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Faculty in the Sigma Nursing Hall of Fame appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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What is a hackathon and what the heck does this have to do with nursing?
By: Ken Dion, Sydnee Logan & Patricia M. Davidson What is a hackathon? A hackathon is a hosted event where people from a range of different backgrounds collaborate to “hack,” or figure out a real solution to a specific problem in a condensed time frame—and a competitive environment. It’s the future of innovation. Leverage your The post What is a hackathon and what the heck does this have to do with nursing? appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Podcast with Deborah Gross, Discusses Chicago Parent Program
A new podcast hosted by the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry features Johns Hopkins School of Nursing parent expert Deborah Gross, DNSc, RN, FAAN, discussing her recently published research on the Chicago Parent Program. The study found that the Chicago Parent Program, a group-based parent management training (PMT) program developed The post Podcast with Deborah Gross, Discusses Chicago Parent Program appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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All Ears: Seeds of Breakthrough on Chemo Side Effect
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What Nurses Don ’ t Know on CLABSI
Central line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) have been the target of tireless efforts at Johns Hopkins Hospital and other health care facilities across the United States. The reasons are simple: CLABSI can kill, and treating them proves far more costly than preventing them in the first place. But evidence-based education of nurses about proper The post What Nurses Don’t Know on CLABSI appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Knowledge Gap at the Heart of VAD Care
Whether as a bridge to a transplant or a permanent course of care, ventricular assist devices (VADs) present an essential but challenging tool for nurses, who must learn VAD operation and maintenance while also helping heart failure patients transfer from hospital to home care. Critical- and progressive-care nurses’ comfort and experience with VADs varies widely, The post Knowledge Gap at the Heart of VAD Care appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Nurses and Nukes
There are constant reminders that modern humans have a tiger by the tail, that for all of the good nuclear technology has done to cut down on fossil-fuel use and even treat cancer, it is almost unthinkably dangerous in careless or, perhaps, murderous hands, in times of peace and geopolitical unease. Nurses will of course The post Nurses and Nukes appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Heart Disease ’s Global Fingerprints
The answer is out there, somewhere—perhaps in Ghana, where researcher Yvonne Commodore-Mensah seeks a different, translatable care model By Steve St. Angelo Yvonne Commodore-Mensah had been working on several puzzles simultaneously. The first was the intimidating pile of forms on her office table to be completed before the fiscal year’s end. (The life of a The post Heart Disease’s Global Fingerprints appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Summer Research 2019
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What Nurses Need to Know: How to Take a Sex Positive Health History with LGBTQ+ Patients
By: Christopher Payton Stuckey All too often, a health care provider’s heterosexual bias (explicitly stated or communicated through tone and nonverbal body language) causes LGBTQ+ persons to feel shame during a sexual health history assessment. Culture—including LGBTQ+ culture—is a social determinant of health. A provider who is culturally insensitive—who is unaware or uncaring in their The post What Nurses Need to Know: How to Take a Sex Positive Health History with LGBTQ+ Patients appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Topping Out
The beams went up. This staircase is gone. The walls went up inside. We’re topping out. Did you sign the ceremonial white steel beam that will top our new building? This tradition signifies good wishes for the health and prosperity of construction workers and future occupants. Flashback! Our virtual groundbreaking was 1 year ago! Here’s The post Topping Out appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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We ’re All Ears for Dialogues in Health Equity
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing community comes from different ethnicities and different genders. We all have different abilities, different areas of expertise, and did all sorts of things before finding health care. As such, no two people have had exactly the same experience with the health care system. Turns out, sharing our stories is The post We’re All Ears for Dialogues in Health Equity appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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New Systems, Better Care
Nurses and engineers have more in common than you think. For one thing, we believe in problem solving and teamwork. The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing just announced a new interdisciplinary fellowship opportunity in conjunction with the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare, a division of the Johns Hopkins Whiting School for Engineering. Current Johns The post New Systems, Better Care appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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The Nurse Dads Are Here
From left to right, meet PhD student Andrew Corley, MSN (Entry Into Nursing) student, Derin Colvin, and assistant professor Michael Sanchez, DNP, ARNP, NP-C, FNP-BC, AAHIVS. They’re nurses and dads—Michael and Andrew are brand-new first-timers. Read along to discover how each man found a nursing career in his own time, and his unique experience at The post The Nurse Dads Are Here appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Show Us Your Blue!
To put it short and sweet, more men in nursing = better men’s health. That’s what Dr. Kenneth Dion, Assistant Dean for Business Innovation and Strategic Relationships, had to say. The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing kicked off men’s health week 2019 on social media with a flurry of encouraging words to the men in The post Show Us Your Blue! appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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The Politics of Nursing: Aging
Why do poor people age faster? That’s the central research question for Assistant Professor Laura Samuel, PhD, CRNP. She shared her research at Hopkins on the Hill on June 12, 2019. Here are the facts: There is a 10- to 15-year disparity in life expectancy between people whose income is in the top one percent The post The Politics of Nursing: Aging appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Where did your nursing career begin?
Where’s it going? Between the certification registrations and professionalization of nursing education … the letters can be a bit of a mouthful. See what I mean? Yet nursing’s endlessly tiered ladder makes it an accessible career path. Future nurses can step into the field with minimal educational investment, take The post Where did your nursing career begin? appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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What ’s Your “Why” for Nursing?
By: Matthew Padgett, MSN (Entry Into Nursing) 2020 It’s a great time to be a nurse. There is a lot of potential for career growth, we have many opportunities to collaborate with the rest of the medical community, and it’s an important space to advocate for social justice—we must achieve respectful care for everyone. But The post What’s Your “Why” for Nursing? appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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We Need to Talk about Wound Care in Transgender Women Healing From a Vaginoplasty
By: Matt Hopper A lot of transgender women who undergo a vaginoplasty report being frustrated with the health care system and lack of competent practitioners who can provide quality care for gender-affirming procedures (medical procedures that affirm a transgender person’s gender identity). These procedures, such as hormone therapy, “top” surgery (i.e. mastectomy, breast implants, etc.), The post We Need to Talk about Wound Care in Transgender Women Healing From a Vaginoplasty appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Don ’t Fall for the Red Herring: Nurse Detectives Discover Mental Illness in Older Adults
By: Brittany Drazich, MSN, RN, and Janiece Taylor, PhD, RN, FAAN Murder mysteries are so dependable. By the end of a story, Sherlock Holmes or Miss Marple or Father Brown or whoever identifies the culprit. There’s a structure to it, authors often use a literary tool called a “red herring,” which is basically a misleading The post Don’t Fall for the Red Herring: Nurse Detectives Discover Mental Illness in Older Adults appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Nurse Grads Are Here
The crowd at graduation today was full of family, friends, well-wishers… and the latest crop of Hopkins nurses setting out into the world to change health care systems for the better.  The keynote speaker was Ahrin Mishan, the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation Executive Director. Under his leadership, the Foundation has built a pipeline of The post Nurse Grads Are Here appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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A Grand Vision for Nursing
Meet Ahrin Mishan, spring 2019 commencement speaker. Yet, as executive director of the Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation, he is seeking innovative ways and new places to stimulate growth and change. Under his leadership, the Hillman Foundation has built a pipeline of support for bold, nursing-led models of care for vulnerable populations—even at their earliest The post A Grand Vision for Nursing appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Streaming for Nurses
“Nurses week” was the theme of Johns Hopkins first-ever Charity Streams fundraiser. So what exactly is it? “Live charity streams is a new innovative way to fundraise!” says Gill Wylie, a development coordinator in Development & Alumni Relations. Gill organized the event with Donovan Stannard from the IT department. “Streamers” are people who post live The post Streaming for Nurses appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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The Caregiver ’ s Mental Health is Important Too
By: Martha Abshire, PhD, RN I cared for my father in the last few years of his life. He suffered from chronic pain and the opioids he used to manage his condition impacted his mental health. He became more socially isolated, his sleep patterns changed, and he often fell asleep throughout the day. Eventually he The post The Caregiver’s Mental Health is Important Too appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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5 Benefits of Becoming a Preceptor
As a preceptor, you help the next generation of RNs and advanced practice RNs translate classroom learning into hands on patient care. You’re supporting your profession, watching them gain confidence in practice, and you may even learn a few things—new nurses are full of fresh ideas. But beyond the altruistic good feelings, here are 5 The post 5 Benefits of Becoming a Preceptor appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Nurses (and Almost Nurses!) Talk Balancing School, Work & Family
Kelli DePriest and her new baby Walter, along with Katie Spearman and Nasrin Akter are chatting in front of Jay’s Cafe; Dr. Tamar Rodney is nearby pushing toy strollers with Akira and Akila, new PhD grad Reiko Asano’s twins. Along comes Safiyyah Okoye with her three-month-old son, Asa. He’s smiling alot, so the twins run The post Nurses (and Almost Nurses!) Talk Balancing School, Work & Family appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Q & A with Dr. Peter Buerhaus, New Society of Scholars Inductee
The 2019 inductees into the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars included Peter Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, Dean Patricia Davidson’s nominee. Dr. Buerhaus is a nurse and a health care economist who is well known for his studies on the nursing and physician workforces in the U.S. Dr. Buerhaus is currently affiliated with Montana State University; The post Q&A with Dr. Peter Buerhaus, New Society of Scholars Inductee appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Q & A with Dr. Kim McIltrot, New DNP Program Director
Kimberly McIltrot, DNP, CPNP, CWOCN is the newly selected Program Director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing—recently ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report. She’s a former officer in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps (who was awarded the Bronze Service Star for her work The post Q&A with Dr. Kim McIltrot, New DNP Program Director appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Healthcare Journalists Tour Nursing
The Association of Healthcare Journalists conference kicked off today with a tour of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Attendees saw: How we’re taking on the opioid epidemic Incredible tech advances in simulation Nurses critical role in responding to domestic violence The student-led session, “Answering the Crisis: Opioid & Harm Reduction,” was run by students The post Healthcare Journalists Tour Nursing appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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The Nursing Voice in Burnout, Aging, and Intimate Partner Violence
Health care journalists, meet nursing. Dean Patricia Davidson, Dr. Sarah Szanton, and Dr. Nancy Glass will handle it from here. You’ll meet them at the 2019 Association of Health Care Journalists Conference, which we’re hosting along with the Johns Hopkins University, and the schools of Medicine and Public Health. Until then, you can learn more The post The Nursing Voice in Burnout, Aging, and Intimate Partner Violence appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Nurses Don ’ t Play Cards
A message from Dean Davidson: Many of you probably saw the recent news regarding a U.S. Senator’s remarks that nurses spend most of their day playing cards and complaining about their workload. Or, you saw the social media backlash that spread (#nursesdontplaycards) and the comments from nurses across the country who wanted to set the The post Nurses Don’t Play Cards appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Health Care Journalists, Meet Nursing
Over the next few days, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will join the Johns Hopkins University, as well as the schools of Medicine and Public Health in playing host to the 2019 Association of Health Care Journalists Conference. To the health care journalists we say, “Welcome!” We’re so excited for you to meet Dean The post Health Care Journalists, Meet Nursing appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Study Tips from Hopkins Nurses
It’s finals week. You’re probably a little anxious between getting all those chapters read and reviewing endless notes. Some of you may even be preparing for your NCLEX or certification exams. No matter your track, the programs here are challenging. You may even think to yourself, “How the heck did I end up at Hopkins?” The post Study Tips from Hopkins Nurses appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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Strong Preceptors Build Strong Nurses
“The strength of our program depends on strong preceptors,” said Dean Patricia Davidson at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s annual preceptor appreciation reception. “Thank you for shaping the next generation of nurses.” Preceptors help the next generation of nurses translate classroom learning into hands-on patient care.  At the same time, preceptors develop their own The post Strong Preceptors Build Strong Nurses appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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How the Heck Did I End Up at Hopkins?
By: Adam Morrow Congratulations on being accepted into the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Thank you for taking this leap, because nursing isn’t just a profession. It becomes a part of who you are, a part of your identity. You will always and forever be a nurse. There are nurses everywhere, but all of you The post How the Heck Did I End Up at Hopkins? appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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It ’ s Black Maternal Health Week!
A few short weeks before the second annual Black Maternal Health Week, the Baltimore Sun reported that six infants died in their sleep in homes around Baltimore in a six-week stretch between December and January; it was “the worst spate of sleep-related infant fatalities since the city began a campaign in 2009 to teach new The post It’s Black Maternal Health Week! appeared first on Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine. (Source: Nursing Blogs at Johns Hopkins University)
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