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Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program Extends Values-Based Education Across United States

October 20th, 2021

When Dr. Kelly Thompson-Brazill first joined Georgetown’s faculty five years ago, she attended a simulation exercise and debriefing session for students in the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the School of Nursing & Health Studies. “I was blown away by the quality of the students,” she said, recalling thinking, “This is the place where I need to be.”

Senior Nursing Major Focuses Her Future on Caring for Women and Babies

October 15th, 2021

Alyssa Randall-Rose (NHS’22), a senior BSN student and a member of the Hoyas cheer team, plans to focus her nursing career on women’s health with a goal of graduate school as a nurse-midwife and nurse practitioner. She said, “This year, I plan on finishing my nursing program strong and enjoying all my friends being together before we all graduate and go into the workforce.”

A collage of a portrait-style photograph of Robert Longyear in an indoor setting and the cover of his book, "A Virtual Care Blueprint How Digital Health Technologies Can Improve Health Outcomes, Patient Experience, and Cost Effectiveness"

Health Care Management & Policy Alumnus Writes Book on ‘Digital Health Technologies’

October 8th, 2021

Robert L. Longyear III (NHS’19), a health care management & policy alumnus, has authored the new book, “Virtual Care Blueprint: How Digital Health Technologies Can Improve Health Outcomes, Patient Experience, and Cost-Effectiveness.” He credits his Georgetown major, including its research opportunities and honors program, with creating a foundation for his career and to write the work.

Health Systems Administration Department Helps Create Implicit Bias Education Module for DC Department of Health

September 29th, 2021

A new educational module on implicit bias is being offered by the District of Columbia Department of Health thanks, in part, to the creativity and expertise of the Department of Health Systems Administration at the School of Nursing & Health Studies. The module, “Implicit Bias: A Practical Guide for Healthcare Settings,” offers continuing education credit, seeking to engage participants in active introspective about their personal biases, the way the health of individuals can be harmed by biases, and how such bias occurs within hospitals and other health care environments.

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