Delivering high-quality health care requires knowing more than a patient’s blood pressure, heart rate and weight.
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 Tony Yang, will examine the impact of state laws enacted or repealed between 1997 and 2017 that pre-emptively prohibit tobacco control measures have had on public health in the United States.
GW’s master of science in nursing remained in the top 10 of US News & World Report rankings for online graduate nursing programs in 2019, tying for the sixth spot. The program also ranked second for best online master's in nursing programs for veterans.
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.
Two new faculty members joined the school this month, rounding out its research team and adding to its cadre of policy-focused faculty.
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.
Dr. Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine, spoke Monday as part of GW Nursing’s ongoing health policy leadership lecture series.
A study known as the Pathways Project may ultimately impact as many as 100,000 patients in the United States.
A national opioid epidemic, semi-regular mass shootings and high-profile celebrity suicides have drawn Americans’ attention to mental health.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.