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Golden Ticket

Story Lester Davis  |  Photography Chris Hartlove Johns Hopkins Hospital affiliates’ job fair puts opportunities within reach In October, Angela Orovich was busy preparing to graduate from Carroll Community College’s nursing program when an online advertisement for a Johns Hopkins Hospital job fair caught her attention. With a December graduation fast approaching, and no job
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The Significance of Being Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

Nurses were among the crowd of 700 employees, Johns Hopkins Medicine leaders, local officials, and community members gathered outside All Children’s Hospital on a sunny April morning to celebrate its 90th anniversary and its new name: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital (JHACH). The name reflects the hospital’s role as an academic medical center within Johns
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Breaking Barriers

The nurse attending position at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is transforming patient care. Photos by Chris Hartlove When Alphie Rahman, DNP, APRN-CNS, makes her rounds at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the nurses are eager to join her. Rahman, a clinical nurse specialist and nurse attending for Johns Hopkins University, fulfills a special role
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ICU’s Great Moves

Tim Kelly Awards celebrate achievements on early patient mobility Lower the drawbridge and let the fanfare ring out: It’s time for a coronation at Howard County General Hospital. The Intensive Care Unit, a group led by Clinical Nurse IV Ellen Merrill, RN, earned Tim Kelly Awards this year both for great strides on patient mobility
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Golden Ticket

Story Lester Davis  |  Photography Chris Hartlove Johns Hopkins Hospital affiliates’ job fair puts opportunities within reach In October, Angela Orovich was busy preparing to graduate from Carroll Community College’s nursing program when an online advertisement for a Johns Hopkins Hospital job fair caught her attention. With a December graduation fast approaching, and no job
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The Power of a Dream

Online applications in rural India increase educational opportunities for girls We generally don’t think twice about it—most things we may want are just a click away. Need to renew your auto insurance? Click here. Want to apply for that postgraduate program? Click here. Such ease, however, is not the reality for many people living in
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In the Wink of an Eye

By Stephanie Shapiro Innovation Hub offers a safe space to ponder and improve patient care At Sibley Memorial Hospital, it has been routine to present newly diagnosed breast cancer patients with piles of information about the disease, treatment options, self-care, recovery, surgical reconstruction, and other related materials. Although Jennie Tarica, MSN, RN, Sibley’s breast cancer
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A Lovely Gesture

Pillowcase Project offers comfort to the newly diagnosed A breast cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows can be frightening and uncomfortable. Thanks to the efforts of Suburban Hospital’s breast cancer Nurse Navigator Jamie Borns, RN, and some talented members of the community, newly diagnosed breast cancer patients are resting a little easier. "Something so
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Cells to Society
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Things That Go ‘Oops’ in the Night

“Night shift work has historically been associated with circadian rhythm changes, health risks, and even emotional effects.” It also, apparently, can lead to more nursing errors, according to “Is There a Relationship Between Night Shift and Errors? What Nurse Leaders Need to Know,” a review of literature by Assistant Professor Vickie Hughes, DNS, MSN, RN.
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Alumni Update

Dear Alumni, It was a busy start to the new year for both the Johns Hopkins Nurses’ Alumni Association board and the alumni office at the School of Nursing. Winter featured alumni visits by Erika Juengst, our director of constituent engagement, to Portland, Seattle, Philadelphia, and West Palm Beach, FL. If you are interested in
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Alumni Update

Dear Alumni, It was a busy start to the new year for both the Johns Hopkins Nurses’ Alumni Association board and the alumni office at the School of Nursing. Winter featured alumni visits by Erika Juengst, our director of constituent engagement, to Portland, Seattle, Philadelphia, and West Palm Beach, FL. If you are interested in
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Church Notes

By Deb Corteggiano Kennedy, ’73 2017 Reunion Weekend The 2017 Reunion weekend planning is well under way. To respect religious holidays, the traditional last weekend in September has been changed to October 5–8, 2017. Alumni were surveyed and many of the activities we have come to enjoy will be repeated. Also, the Hotel Indigo in
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Class News

Mary with a patient in the clinic. The Refugee Crisis Firsthand Mary McQuilkin, BSN ’09, MPH ’15, volunteered as manager for a clinic run by Team Rubicon at a camp for medically vulnerable refugees in Greece. The clinic provides primary care to 175 residents and sees an average of 20 patients daily. Outside of clinic