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Helping Veterans Through Full Practice Authority

Posted on June 21st | by Hopkins Nursing in New.
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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has recently proposed a regulation that would grant full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) when they are acting within the scope of their VA employment (https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016-12338.pdf).

I have witnessed how important a … Read More »


Jonas Scholars Chosen from Hopkins

Posted on June 20th | by Hopkins Nursing in New.
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More doctorally-prepared nurses are needed everywhere, even in the classroom.

As faculty shortages remain a challenge and as health care demands more nurses who can practice and teach at higher levels, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, through its Jonas Nurse Scholar … Read More »


Nursing and the Orlando Massacre

Posted on June 16th | by Hopkins Nursing in New.
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Nursing student Joshua McGill is being credited with saving a stranger’s life in the Orlando massacre after escaping the club himself. As he was running, he stopped and attended to the wounded man using a shirt as a tourniquet to … Read More »


To Rape Survivors and the Nurses Who Care For Them

Posted on June 10th | by Hopkins Nursing in New.
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As a researcher in domestic violence and health outcomes, I want to echo Vice President Biden’s powerful words to the Stanford rape survivor in his open letter of June 9, 2016.

I especially want to pay tribute to her bravery and … Read More »