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Fall 2016
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JoAnne Silbert-Flagg, DNP, CRNP, IBCLC, and Martha Hill, PhD, RN, FAAN, of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) were honored at October’s American Academy of Nursing policy conference. Silbert-Flagg was inducted as a fellow, earning the credentials FAAN. Hill, a fellow since 1989, will be awarded the academy’s Living Legend honor. “My career as
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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
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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
Fall 2016 Suburban Hospital President Jacky Schultz
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By Stephanie Shapiro Hospital President Jacky Schultz is, before all else, a nurse When Jacky Schultz, MSN, RN, became chief operating officer of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, she continued to wear her nursing badge, prompting a colleague to ask, “Will you be taken seriously if you  have that there?” The question offended Schultz, who
Fall 2016 Triplets being resuscitated
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By Innocent Atukunda and Alisha Horowitz Nurse-midwife Christine Apio and her nurse assistant, Doreen Aguti, would be put to the test when they delivered unexpected triplets—none of them was breathing. Such a scenario would be daunting enough in the best-equipped health facilities, but even more so in their small health clinic in Eastern Uganda. When