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Pulcini discusses scope of practice on Princeton Conference panel
GW SON Celebrates Nurses Week
Violence Against Women a Public Health Issue
Partnership for Education & Scholarships
Aging Transitional Care Model Examined During Discussion on Campus
Aging Population Key Area of GW SON's Focus
CNF Signature Policy Series
SON teaches students about nursing, technology at STEMosphere
Accelerated BSN students learn about health care & technology
GW SON’s own Dr. Joyce Pulcini served on a panel alongside other influential healthcare professionals May 14 during the prestigious Princeton Conference, an annual event held by The Council on Health Care Economics and Policy.
Both GW SON campuses marked Nurses Week (May 6-12) with receptions for staff, though highlight was our inaugural Nurses Night Out event at the Washington Nationals.
Dean Jean Johnson, as one of the Nationals “starting 9” met Shortstop Ian Desmond as he took the field for the evening’s game against the Dodgers.
Dr. Mary Ellsberg, the Founding Director of the GW Global Women’s Institute, gave the lecture for GW SON’s Grand Rounds April 21, the first of what promises to be many interesting Grand Rounds lectures.
Students and faculty filled a large lecture hall for Ellsberg’s presentation, “Breaking the Cycle: Health Sector Response to Violence Against Women and Girls.”
W2 is a new partnership between the George Washington University School of Nursing (GW SON) and MedStar Washington Hospital Center that offers major scholarship benefits and the promise of employment to Accelerated BSN students over the next six years.
Nurses and their colleagues from a variety of disciplines gathered April 2 at the George Washington University for a discussion about providing care to caring for the aging with Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN. Naylor is director of the New Courtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
Northern Virginia has a larger-than-average population of senior citizens, making GW SON’s efforts to prepare a new generation of nurses to work with aging patients a critical contribution to the region the school calls home, according to a recent article in Northern Virginia Magazine.
Through a unique collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), The George Washington University School of Nursing (SON) has been developing, producing, and disseminating Charting Nursing’s Future (CNF) since 2012. CNF is the Foundation’s signature policy series about nurses and the nursing profession.
“Little Johnny” helped introduce about 500 children to the world of technology and nursing this weekend as they checked his vital signs and asked questions about the tick wound on his torso. “Little Johnny” is a high-tech mannequin used at GW SON’s Simulation Lab to prepare nurses for clinical settings. On Saturday, Patty Davis, the lab’s director, brought Johnny to the STEMospshere as a way to engage children K-12.
Dr. Nancy Falk and a group of 35 Accelerated BSN students took advantage of GW SON’s location in the nation’s capital and visited the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health, an interactive learning destination that, “demonstrates what Kaiser Permanente and others have done and are doing to advance health care in the United States.”
Part of GW SON's mission is to drive health care improvements worldwide, a project that starts close to home.
In order to creatively bridge the gap between college students and aging adults, the Educational Theatre Company (ETC) for the second year brought together George Washington University theater students with seniors from Hunters Park, an independent living facility in Arlington, VA.
Upcoming Admissions Events
The GW Accelerated BSN program is holding Information Sessions for prospective students.