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 »
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 »
“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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
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.
Nurse Faculty Scholar puts ‘handymen’ to work turning older people’s homes into safe, healthy environments.
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »