News Archive

With as many students and faculty active in education, practice, policy and research as we have at GW Nursing, it can be difficult to capture all of their stories. These are just some examples of the work going on here — work done by dedicated students and top-tier faculty alike — that help this school continue to grow and flourish.

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“Teaching Healthy Living to Middle Schoolers”

Delivering high-quality health care requires knowing more than a patient’s blood pressure, heart rate and weight.

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Deborah Trautman to Deliver Graduation Keynote Address

Dr. Deborah Trautman will deliver the keynote address to the graduates and family assembled at this year’s GW Nursing graduation ceremony May 16.

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A New Advocate for Geriatric Nursing at GW Aging Center

“I like to eat” may be an unusual entry point for a discussion in gerontological health care, but for Melissa Batchelor-Murphy it makes perfect sense. 

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From Test-Taking Tactics to Tissues: How Professional Advisers Support Students

To address non-nursing challenges students face while in school, GW Nursing has added two professional advisers to its Office of Student Affairs. 

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New Tools of the Trade

A growing body of literature supports the connection between poverty and related social determinants of health in shaping health outcomes, especially in early brain and child development.

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Two faculty members named AANP Fellows

Drs. Sandra Davis and Pamela Slaven-Lee are among the 62 nurse practitioner (NP) leaders inducted as Fellows in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in June 2019.
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Health Workforce Institute Report Call Upon Nurses to Address Growing Health Care Issues

 

A new report authored by Professor Patricia Pittman, co-director of The George Washington University Health Workforce Institute (HWI), outlines the pivotal role that nursing must play in a continually evolving health system.

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Simulation Thought Leaders Discuss APN Simulation

Simulation leaders from academia, professional organizations and simulation technology companies met in Washington, D.C., last month to assess the role of simulation in nurse practitioner (NP) education.

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GW Ranked Among Best by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings for graduate nursing programs today, in which GW Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing tied at 43 and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs tied at 37. In addition, the school was ranked in the specialty category of Family Nurse Practitioner tied at 16.

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Dr. Miyamoto Shares Practical Advice on Influencing Policy

Suzanne Miyamoto, CEO of the American Academy of Nursing, presented the most recent installment of the school’s policy series seminar, hosted by the Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement.

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GW Nursing Attends NODOHE Conference

The National Organization of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) serves as the preeminent voice for diversity officers in higher education by supporting collective efforts to lead institutions toward Inclusive Excellence. 

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2019 Simulation Conference Focused on Simulation in NP Education

GW Nursing’s second annual Simulation Conference will focus on practice and include a panel of experts who will discuss the state of nurse practitioner (NP) education, use of simulation in nurse residency programs and the development of an NP simulation curriculum. 

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Forging Lasting Partnerships Through Community Engagement

Diversity in the health care workforce, continuing education for care providers and building partnerships with community stakeholders are the pillars on which healthy, resilient communities are built, according to Jehan El-Bayoumi, executive director of GW’s Rodham Institute.

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School of Nursing Celebrates Diversity

Members of the GW Nursing community, university leaders and local leaders gathered to formally recognize the school's Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
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RWJF Funds Study on State Laws Discouraging Tobacco Control Measures

A new study, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies for Action program and led by Dr. Tony Yang, will examine the impact of state laws enacted or repealed between 1997 and 2017 that pre-emptively prohibit tobacco control measures have had on public health in the United States.

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