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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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Therapy Dogs Hold Special Office Hours Focused on De-stressing

Recently some visitors spent two hours holding a special version of “office hours” at GW Nursing. They lounged around one of the classrooms on the Virginia Science and Technology Campus doing important work, mostly napping and eating snacks, while students stopped by to meet them.

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Core Research Team Continues to Expand at GW Nursing

Two new faculty members joined the school this month, rounding out its research team and adding to its cadre of policy-focused faculty.

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GW Nursing Celebrates Largest-ever BSN Class During Pinning Ceremony

The school graduated its largest-ever undergraduate class on Friday, December 14 with 145 students from the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) and registered nurse to BSN options receiving GW Nursing pins during a ceremony recognizing their entry into the nursing profession.

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Advancing Technology Changes Health Care from Prevention to Delivery

Dr. Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine, spoke Monday as part of GW Nursing’s ongoing health policy leadership lecture series.

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Pathways Project will create care protocol for kidney patients

A study known as the Pathways Project may ultimately impact as many as 100,000 patients in the United States.

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Serving Those Who Served

Veterans’ lives are defined by service. For those who choose to become nurses, it’s a natural fit. Nursing continues their service in a new way.

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The Battle At Home

A national opioid epidemic, semi-regular mass shootings and high-profile celebrity suicides have drawn Americans’ attention to mental health.

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GW Celebrates ‘Unwavering Commitment’ to Nursing Education

New simulation lab space that allows George Washington University School of Nursing students to practice procedures and new skills will make future nurses better equipped to meet the health care needs of patients.

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Recognized for Diversity, 2018 HEED Award Recipient

In recognition of its commitment to diversity, GW Nursing was awarded the 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

Dr. Hahn inducted as American Academy of Nursing fellow

Dr. Joyce Hahn was inducted this week as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) during its Transforming Health, Driving Policy conference in Washington, D.C.

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AAMN chapter aims to support men in nursing

The District of Columbia and Virginia will now have its first chapter of the American Association for Men in Nursing (AAMN) to be hosted by The George Washington

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Examining the Legality of Requiring Vaccines for Health Care Workers

It happens every year. Health care facilities and workers face the daunting challenge of preparing and responding to seasonal influenza. Flu becomes a topic of discussion at dinner tables, water coolers and medical facilities nationwide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recorded more than 224,000 cases of influenza during this past flu season; numbers that are on par with the pandemic of 2009.

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Stigma is the nation’s #1 killer, says Surgeon General

Health care providers, students and educators filled the Betts Theater on GW’s Washington, D.C. campus Monday to hear the U.S. surgeon general, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic.

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New Student Space, Simulation Technology Among Improvements for GW Nursing

Recent renovations at Innovation Hall on GW’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus nearly doubled the simulation space available to nursing students and opened up the first floor of the sch

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PhD program to shape the next generation of nurse scientists

Beginning in fall 2019, GW will have a new addition to its degree program lineup – a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.

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