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GW SON Professor Works to Improve Advanced Care Planning
GW SON professor addresses gender equality, equal practice in Online Journal of Issues in Nursing
Our Faculty Reflects During Nurses Week 2016
GW SON’s Dr. Greene Again Published in Health Affairs
Dean Jeffries Supports Nurse for HHS Office
GW SON students part of Interprofessional Medical Mission
Dean Pamela Jeffries participates in annual State of Healthcare in the Commonwealth Panel
GW SON's Dr. Pulcini Works with PAHO to Expand Role of APNs in Latin America
GW SON DNP Student Named INOVA Fairfax CNO
GW SON’s Dr. Dale Lupu received a $600,000 Donaghue Foundation grant for a clinical research project aimed at improving advanced care planning for patients with chronic kidney disease.
Associate Research Professor Lupu is testing how one-on-one coaching by a nurse or social worker compares to simply giving older patients educational brochures about advance care planning.
As health care evolves in the 21st century, one GW SON experts believes society needs to drop some 20th-century biases in order to best serve patients. With the establishment of the Affordable Care Act, more people now have access to care, and experts are worried about a shortage of primary care providers.
As our profession celebrates Nurses Week (May 6 – 12, 2016), and the GW School of Nursing continues the work of teaching a new generation of nurses, we asked some of our faculty members what nursing means to them.
GW SON’s Dr. Jessica Greene again appears in Health Affairs, examining in the April 2016 issue which tools are most effective in encouraging consumers to choose the most high-value health plans.
Believing that nurses have a vital role to play in shaping the future of health care, GW SON Dean Pamela Jeffries on Feb. 4 attended a hearing in the Capitol on the nomination of Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, for Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Three GW SON graduate students, five BSN students and several faculty members helped treat about 3,000 patients Nov. 2-10 in Haiti as part of a medical mission. This trip was the second as part of a partnership with a medical team from Pusan National University Yangsan Hospital (PNUYH), in South Korea. Sae-A Trading Co., Ltd sponsors these medical missions.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual State of Healthcare in the Commonwealth July 30 in Tysons Corner.
GW SON’s Dr. Joyce Pulcini is working with colleagues at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to examine and further develop advanced practice nursing in Latin American and the Caribbean.
Ann Marie Madden, a current GW School of Nursing graduate student, will begin serving as INOVA Fairfax’s Chief Nursing Officer for Adult Services in August.
GW SON Top-Ranked Nursing School
GW SON is ranked in the top 13% of graduate nursing schools. This national recognition illustrates our commitment to meet nurses’ demand for flexible and creative online learning opportunities.
Both of our graduate programs earn top ratings from US News & World Report.
GW SON Highlights
May 27, 2016
GW SON’s Cathie Guzzetta, PhD, RN, FAAN on May 16 received the 2016 American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Pioneering Spirit Award.
This award recognizes significant contributions that influence high acuity and critical care nursing regionally and nationally, and relate to AACN’s mission, vision and values.
May 10, 2016
Current research suggests that medical error is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, and not just in hospitals. Medical errors happen in every setting. It’s estimated that 22% of Medicare beneficiaries experience harm in skilled nursing homes, costing approximately $2.8 billion per year and almost 60% of these errors were preventable, according to an HHS report.