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Grant Awards to Support Genetic Literacy, SANE Program and a Focused Ethnography

Dr. Rebecca Kronk was awarded a R25 NIH Grant, Genomic Competencies for Nurses from Theory to Application: An Online Long Course in the amount of $809,592. The overarching goals of this five-year grant, “Genomic Competencies for Nurses from Theory to Application: An Online Long Course,” are to create a training opportunity based on the EssentialContinue reading “Grant Awards to Support Genetic Literacy, SANE Program and a Focused Ethnography”

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”

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