GW Nursing is pleased to host a Palliative Nursing Summit convened Friday, May 12, 2017 by the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA). Leaders and representatives from 26 specialty nursing organizations will develop a collaborative nursing agenda and action plan focused on three aspects of primary palliative nursing: communication and advance care planning, coordination and transitions of care, and pain and symptom management.
Through a partnership with Camp Dogwood in Madison, Virginia, BSN students dive right in to life as nurses, helping some two dozen children deal with tummy aches, asthma, homesickness, and taking their medication while away at camp.
Although they make up only 12 percent of the US population, African-Americans accounted for 44 percent of all newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. African-Americans have the highest proportion of new HIV and AIDS diagnoses compared to all races and ethnicities.
By Steven Rozecki, BSN Cohort 10
Our trip to Ecuador with The Global Initiatives March 11-20 was an experience like no other. Working directly in the local community, collaborating with local health care professionals, provided us with a unique opportunity to see health care in a way we had never seen before. One day we walked nine miles through the streets of Tumbaco, going door to door administering Polio vaccines and, in their native language of Spanish, educating families on maintaining immunizations.
GW Nursing students and faculty provide health care to patients in Haiti through a unique partnership with Sae-A, a South Korean-based global apparel manufacturer, Pusan National University in
The George Washington University School of Nursing's Edward Salsberg discussed health workforce innovation Oct. 21 during a plenary panel at the American Academy of Nursing’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C.