Faculty News – June 2021

Promotions, Achievements and Recognition Effective July 1, 2021, Dr. Mary Ellen Smith Glasgow, dean of the Duquesne University School of Nursing, will serve at the vice provost for research of the newly launched Office of Research and Innovation (formerly the Office of Research). Dr. Glasgow will still retain her role as dean of the SchoolContinue reading “Faculty News – June 2021”

A Time to Lead

Nurses are trained to take charge. Now everyone knows why. The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for nurses and altered the health care landscape in ways that were previously unimaginable. Throughout this crisis, nurses have found themselves in unprecedented positions, grappling with high-stakes decisions and adapting to new care situations and operational policies. Despite overwhelmingContinue reading “A Time to Lead”

Growth of Telehealth during COVID-19

An elderly patient develops difficulty breathing and swollen ankles. She resides in a long-term care facility and has a history of dementia. Transferring the patient to the emergency department would be difficult and often traumatic for the patient, especially with her underlying dementia. Fortunately, the facility has a telehealth cart. The nurse wheels the cartContinue reading “Growth of Telehealth during COVID-19”

School of Nursing Alumni, Faculty Assist with COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to be distributed throughout Pennsylvania, nurses are stepping up to assist with vaccination efforts, including Duquesne’s own alumni, faculty and students. On Saturday, Jan. 30, alumni Amy Morgan, MSN, CRNP, CLC, and Amber Kolesar, MSN, RN, CNE, CCRN-K, who is also an instructor at the Duquesne University School of Nursing,Continue reading “School of Nursing Alumni, Faculty Assist with COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts”

Here We Go Again: Back to Online Learning in Fall 2020

As many colleges and universities make the decision to offer online instruction in fall 2020 due to COVID-19, we’re quickly reminded of the Saturday Night Live (SNL) episode that aired during the spring commencement season. “Congratulations Class of 2020! You will now pay full price for your college experience at a University of Phoenix OnlineContinue reading “Here We Go Again: Back to Online Learning in Fall 2020”