Category: School of Nursing

Two faculty named fellows in American Academy of Nursing

July 9, 2012

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing faculty members Christine Savage and Elizabeth “Betty” Jordan have been named fellows in the American Academy of Nursing for 2012. Savage and Jordan are among 176 nursing leaders from across the United States chosen for one of the most prestigious honors in nursing. Academy fellows hold a variety of […]

Virtual technology prepares Johns Hopkins University nurses for reality

November 7, 2011

Virtual 3-D technology is the latest innovative, state-of-the-art instruction method that will prepare Johns Hopkins nurses to be leaders of tomorrow. The technology, known as Second Life, will provide simulation scenarios allowing faculty and preceptors to practice real-life situations on virtual “patients” and “nursing students” without the anxiety of working with actual human beings. A […]

Community Public Health chair named at School of Nursing

November 7, 2011

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing has selected Christine Savage as chair of the Department of Community Public Health, beginning Jan. 1. “The faculty found her to be passionate and enthusiastic about public health nursing with an exciting and clear vision for the department and for advancing the school’s role in community nursing,” said […]

Nursing researcher links oxidative stress to racial discrimination

October 17, 2011

Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing assistant professor Sarah Szanton, in collaboration with scientists from the National Institute on Aging and the University of California, San Francisco, has concluded that African-Americans who report more frequent racial discrimination have higher levels of oxidative stress in their bodies. Their study is published online in Springer’s International Journal […]

School of Nursing accelerates for second careers, more choices

October 10, 2011

College graduates and professionals seeking a career change and entry to the nursing profession will find a new and flexible accelerated option for earning a nursing degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Beginning in 2012, a four-semester, 17-month, late August–entry option joins the list of accelerated offerings leading to a bachelor of […]

School of Nursing lab admits Harvey the Cardiac Simulator

March 28, 2011

It’s official: Harvey the Cardiopulmonary Simulator has checked in for an extended stay at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Harvey is the latest addition to the school’s upgraded simulation laboratories and the newest member of the “Sim Fam.” These lifelike practice manikins, including Sim Man, Vital Sim Man, Noelle with newborn, Vital Sim […]

SoN celebrates 50 years of Peace Corps, 20 years of school’s Peace Corps fellows

February 28, 2011

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is this week honoring the 50th anniversary of the Peace Corps and the 20th anniversary of the school’s Peace Corps Fellows Program. President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps in 1961 to promote world peace and friendship, and in 1991, the school started its Peace Corps Fellows Program […]

Scholarships support online Guided Care Nursing course

January 31, 2011

Funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation has allowed the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing to offer 270 scholarships for nurses to complete the online Guided Care Nursing course in 2011 and 2012. Registered nurses are eligible to apply if they are working for an organization in the United States that plans to use the […]

Johns Hopkins Nursing welcomes first cohort of BS to MSN students

January 31, 2011

Seven students are marking a new chapter in Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing academic program history this month. The seven comprise the first cohort of the Accelerated BS to MSN with Paid Clinical Residency program. “This unique and rewarding opportunity allows students to not only earn their baccalaureate degree but also gain the valuable […]

Nursing extends its outreach

January 24, 2011

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, which already has strong local and international ties, wants to extend beyond its walls even further. In September 2010, the school launched the Center for Global Nursing to apply worldwide Johns Hopkins expertise in nursing education, practice, research and related policy. Closer to home, the school’s Community Outreach Program […]

Johns Hopkins named Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

October 25, 2010

The National League for Nursing has named the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. According to the NLN website, schools so designated “demonstrate sustained, evidence-based and substantive innovation in the selected area; conduct ongoing research to document the effectiveness of such innovation; set high standards for themselves; […]

School of Nursing welcomes its largest incoming class

September 7, 2010

The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing has welcomed its highest enrollment of entering baccalaureate students since it opened in 1984. The new class of 154 traditional baccalaureate students began its academic journey on Aug. 25. Combined with the total students in all baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs, the school has 775 students for the […]

New cohort of Chinese doctoral students arrives at JHU Nursing

August 30, 2010

Five doctoral students from China’s Peking Union Medical College will be studying at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing this fall, making up the fourth cohort in a doctoral program partnership that in 2008 resulted in the first nurse PhD graduate from a Chinese University. “In addition to advancing their dissertation work, the students engage […]

SoN-trained ‘youth mentors’ provide support for new moms

August 2, 2010

New and expecting mothers in Baltimore City have a new resource to help them make the transition to motherhood. On June 28, 13 “youth mentors” were trained in the Text4Baby program by Elizabeth “Betty” Jordan and Ellen Ray of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing as part of the B’more for Healthy Babies initiative. […]

An oasis for Nursing students

July 6, 2010

The opening of the School of Nursing’s Anne M. Pinkard Building in 1998 was a milestone in the school’s history, as it was the first structure dedicated solely to nursing education at Johns Hopkins. The goal was to put everyone under one roof. The result: The space filled immediately. Since then, the School of Nursing […]

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