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”
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”
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”
Faculty Research Grants and Awards
- Frolic: New Interactive App a Game Changer for Obesity Prevention in Girls
- Dr. Rebecca Kronk Selected as Fellow in National League of Nursing’s Academy of Nurse Education
- Dr. Colbert Receives Grant to Expand Services for Sexual Assault Survivors on University Campuses
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The McGinley-Rice Symposium on Justice for Vulnerable Populations is a unique scholarly forum for nurses and other health care professionals to address issues of social justice in health care.
Advancing ethical practice in health care requires grappling with difficult, often complex ethical problems and dilemmas. In this forum, a diverse group of ethicists, philosophers, nurses, and other health care professionals will meet to address contemporary ethical issues in health care and will discuss solutions to the most challenging problems for ethical practice and policy.
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