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CELLS TO SOCIETY — LEADING THE SCIENCE OF NURSING A Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Publication View research news from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. In this Issue: Women's Health Administration Cardiovascular Care Critical Care Education Family And more ADMINISTRATION Is There a Relationship Between Night Shift and Errors? What Nurse Leaders Need to
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VIOLENCE Interactive Training Improves Workplace Climate, Knowledge, and Support Toward Domestic Violence American Journal of Industrial Medicine NANCY GLASS* & COLLEAGUES Elements of Effective Interventions for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Latina Women: A Systematic Review Plos One  CARMEN ALVAREZ*, PATRICIA DAVIDSON, CHRISTINA FLEMING & NANCY GLASS Cumulative Violence Exposures: Black Women’s Responses and Sources
Fall 2016
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The best part of this job is meeting people. Not to kiss up, but nurses are proving to be fascinating folks to talk to. Still, any reporter will tell you a “phoner” can save time and means you don’t need to wear a clean shirt and nice shoes. Sometimes, deadlines or distance rule out doing
Fall 2016
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In the latest issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing, the final picture misidentifies the name of the school. Those pictured attended The Johns Hopkins Hospital School of Nursing. The word training was not included. In fact from the day we arrived we were told that we were there to be educated, not trained. Another recent inaccuracy
Fall 2016 Dean Patricia Davidson and Cynda Rushton
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"No matter where we are in the world, it’s our fierce courage and passion to help people in need that bind us together." The role of a nurse can’t be put into a box, defined by a single image, or even boiled down to a day’s work. From the nursing legends who have gone before
Cells to Society
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Results of a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing-led study on intimate partner violence show that pregnant victims saw a significant reduction in exposure to such acts after participating in the Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program (DOVE). The brochure-based empowerment intervention was developed by Phyllis Sharps, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for community programs and
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Though they may adapt physically to being tethered to a life-saving heart pump, patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) may need additional care in coping emotionally. These challenges must be honestly addressed, according to “Adaptation and Coping in Patients Living with an LVAD: A metasynthesis,” by PhD candidates Martha Abshire, MS, RN, and Mia
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Neighborhood impacts risk for older whites but not for blacks Black older adults face higher odds of hypertension than white older adults whether they live in predominantly white, black, or mixed-race neighborhoods, and whether those places are impoverished or better off financially. White older adults’ hypertension risks, on the other hand, are far more dependent
Fall 2016
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By Cynda Hylton Rushton Each issue, a member of the Johns Hopkins Nursing community will address a workplace or classroom concern in straightforward terms. Here, ethics expert Cynda Rushton, PhD, RN, FAAN, discusses the importance of establishing an ethical workplace and steps nurses can take to foster moral resilience. 1 Ethics is integral to everyday nursing
Fall 2016 Illustration by Stephan Schmitz of USNS Harvey Milk
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By Steve St. Angelo As summer ends, Paula M. Neira, RN, a U.S. Naval Academy grad, Desert Storm veteran, nurse, attorney, and civil rights activist, is ready to reflect on a season that brought a measure of peace and great pride to her life and to talk about her “faith in our country and our
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