It doesn’t make the news as one of the “Top 10” most stressful jobs, and yet research consistently shows just how stressful the profession of nursing really is. So much so that 24 percent of ICU nurses and 14 percent … Read More »
Business Insider released an article titled, “Good pumping routine key to giving preemies breast milk.” The focus of this article is around a study conducted in the U.K. regarding the importance of breastfeeding and how preemie babies do not have the strength … Read More »
Wednesday night was the first of four discussions for the Red-Lining Baltimore series focused on racism and neighborhood policies in Baltimore, sponsored by the 21st Century Cities initiative. Johns Hopkins had a strong presence at the event as the following people were … Read More »
Last week, leaders from The University of Melbourne and Johns Hopkins School of Nursing participated on a panel at the Australian Embassy to discuss how they are using technology to combat violence against women in their countries and globally.
The event featured … Read More »
Is a little knowledge actually dangerous?
I get asked this question a lot when I tell people that I teach Medical Spanish to learners who have never taken a Spanish class before. The literature is filled with anecdotes about how one … Read More »
Working at Johns Hopkins and reviewing our history is a poignant reminder of the vision, passion, and risk taking that is needed to drive healthcare reform. As we struggle with our challenges and also seize our opportunities, I look to … Read More »
OncLive is a website including “everything oncology,” which broadcasts to several publications providing oncology professionals with resources and information they need to provide the best patient care. JHSON is very excited to announce that OncLive has recently added them to … Read More »
One of the great things about nurse practitioners is that they can prescribe controlled substances… Or can they?
Gail Sadler is a nurse practitioner that has a private practice in Carollwood, FL, but she isn’t allowed to write prescriptions for controlled … Read More »
Endowed Chair for Community Health
Furthering the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s commitment to community health, Dean Patricia Davidson has designated the Elsie M. Lawler Endowed Chair—now filled by Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN—to focus specifically on the needs of the Baltimore … Read More »
A striking transformation happens each summer in a small classroom in Beijing. We begin the first day of a weeklong workshop facing a painfully quiet group of students staring at the floor. We end a busy week with group hugs, … Read More »
Epidemiological transitions have signaled the need to not just focus on infectious diseases but also non-communicable diseases. This is a new paradigm in global health, which has traditionally been geared towards the management of infectious diseases. It has also expanded … Read More »
The Supreme Court decision in King v Burwell is good news for so many, it’s hard to know where to begin. Regardless of political persuasion, it is hard to deny that providing increased access to health care is a good … Read More »