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Sally Rives doesn’t do straight lines. A very suburban kid from Greensboro, NC who’d never really been outside her home state, Rives nonetheless has thrown herself into opportunities to serve needy communities in West Africa and Peru. And of course, here she is in urban Baltimore, working her way through the MSN: Entry into Nursing
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I’ve written before re: initials in your magazine and you reduced them a lot but not enough! Reading the first 11 pages I came across 15 CAPITAL LETTERS. It disturbs the relaxing flow of reading for me. I’m 85 now (Class of ’53) and always look forward to what’s included in your improving publication. Perhaps you
On The Issue
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"Every journey in nursing begins with a commitment." The other day as I was walking down the main staircase of the Pinkard Building, I looked right and admired the beauty of spring’s arrival just beyond the wall of windows. To my left, the absolutely best and brightest of nursing students quizzed and urged each other
Spring 2017
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By Amber Zupancic-Albin Each issue, a member of the Johns Hopkins Nursing community will address a workplace or classroom concern in straightforward terms. There are several lectures from nursing school that reside somewhere in the foggy abyss of my brain, yet I distinctly remember the lectures regarding the Nurse Practice Act. Mostly, I recall feeling
Cells to Society
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“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.
Cells to Society
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The United States has long been a magnet for immigrants seeking employment and a better, safer life, despite the challenges and stress that are often part of the transition. But the longer they are here, the more likely it becomes that immigrants will assimilate in ways that are actually harmful to their heart health, writes
Cells to Society
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There’s little question about the need of more diversity in the nursing workforce to match that found increasingly among patient populations. But how do you build a nursing education environment that will attract such diversity? For starters, stop using all-white manikin “patients” for simulation training, according to former faculty member Cynthia L. Foronda, PhD, RN,
Hopkins Nurse
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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
Hopkins Nurse
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Open minds open pathways to teamwork If things aren’t working, you need to Evolve. That’s the idea behind a program of that name launched in the post-anesthesia care unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital to improve teamwork among nurses, clinical technicians, and other support staff. Evolve builds teams to pursue common goals—both during and outside
Hopkins Nurse
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Baltimore magazine has announced its Excellence in Nursing 2017 Awards and, as usual, the Johns Hopkins Hospital and its affiliates are well represented. Congratulations to Karen Davis of Howard County General Hospital, Elizabeth Russell of Johns Hopkins Bayview, Barbara Case, Jenine Jordan, and Sophia Pemberton of Johns Hopkins University, and Zakk Arciaga, Connie Golding, Aileen
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