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Ebola: Nurses on the Front Line

Posted on October 20th | by Cynda Rushton in Faculty, Nursing Talk, Public Health.
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The Ebola outbreak has evoked widespread fear and serious ethical concerns for nurses, and all health care workers.  Given the uncertainty surrounding Ebola’s treatment and transmission, nurses are understandably concerned about how to weigh their personal risks with their professional … Read More »

Public Health Nursing in St. Croix – Who, what, when

Posted on May 16th | by S.M.I.L.E. St. Croix Public Health Group in Accelerated, Faculty, Public Health, SON on the Go, St. Croix, Students.
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Nursing students from the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing are providing public health nursing interventions in St. Croix from May 15 to May 27, 2014.

The group consists of nine students, 8 BS and 1 graduate student, and one clinical … Read More »

Onward and Upward

Posted on April 14th | by The Beat in Baltimore, Faculty, SON on the Go, The Beat.
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“The bunker” is a room just off the helipad atop the Sheikh Zayed Tower at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Its windows offer a breathtaking view onto the helipad from which rescue choppers do their lifesaving thing, transporting patients, vital organs, … Read More »

Rocking the Cradle or the Boat?

Posted on October 7th | by The Beat in Aging, Baltimore, Faculty, Nursing Talk, The Beat.

There was much that was good about the Summer 2013 issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine, if I do say so myself. (I currently serve as its editor, so I do.) One was that it made deadline, for which many … Read More »

Bullying: Broken Heart, Renewed Commitment

Posted on October 3rd | by The Beat in Faculty, Nursing Talk, The Beat.
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I walked out of my Baltimore apartment on a Saturday morning in September. The sun was shining, the harbor looked fabulous, and I could not see a lot wrong in the world. I sat down for my breakfast and looked … Read More »

The Chicago Parent Program: An Effective Tool for Low-Income, Urban Parents

Posted on June 11th | by Dr. Deborah Gross in Baltimore, Faculty, SON on the Go.
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As a child psychiatric nurse, my mission is to make a difference in the lives of families with young children, particularly those living in low-income, urban communities.

Farewell to Dean Martha N. Hill–Onward!

Posted on April 18th | by Hopkins Nursing in Faculty, Onward.

When Dean Hill first approached me to discuss what she thought might be the right timing for a transition of the deanship of our school, I was immediately stressed by the concept of losing such a phenomenal leader.

RWJF Scholar Pioneers Innovative Program to Help Low-Income Elderly Age at Home

Posted on April 10th | by Dr. Sarah Szanton in Aging, Faculty, Nursing Talk.
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Nurse Faculty Scholar puts ‘handymen’ to work turning older people’s homes into safe, healthy environments.

The Public Health Crisis that Overwhelms Families: One Family’s Caregiving Story

Posted on December 19th | by Dr. Sarah Szanton in Faculty.
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In my years as a nurse practitioner providing house calls to homebound older adults and their families, some of the most poignant experiences I have had are with the families of completely paralyzed older adults.

Photovoice in rural DR Congo

Posted on August 11th | by Dr. Nancy Glass in Congo, Faculty, SON on the Go.
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Last week we were able to get Sarah Bristol, Traditional 2012 student and Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) award winner started on her very innovative PhotoVoice project.  Sarah is working in partnership with our colleagues at Foundation RamaLevina (FORAL), a … Read More »

Pigs for Peace

Posted on August 3rd | by Dr. Nancy Glass in Congo, Faculty, SON on the Go.
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The last week has been busy working in the villages and visiting members of our Pigs for Peace project in Ciriri and surrounding villages.  The project continues to grow, with a total of 300 families in 15 villages participating in … Read More »

Road Safety in DRC

Posted on July 25th | by Dr. Nancy Glass in Congo, Faculty, SON on the Go.
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Thursday morning the team was heading to the city of Goma.  We had two main objectives for our trip:

Get updated on work colleagues are doing in two partner programs, AFEDEC (Congolese women’s health and development program) and Flamme d’Amour (orphanage)
Visit … Read More »