Homeless members of the local community were recently the beneficiaries of free healthcare services, courtesy of the GWU Hunt School of Nursing. “These men have nowhere else to go, but today they are in a safe place, have learned about their health, and can interact with people who care about them. The whole day is a ministry just for them, and it gives the nursing school a chance to have a link in the community to provide care for people who need it.” Click here for more.
Renowned nurse educator and theorist Dr. Jean Watson served as keynote speaker for the 50th Anniversary Celebration and Symposium titled “Caring Science: Framework for Transformation of Self/System,” which was recently held at GWU. “Dr. Watson’s theory of caring science has really changed the way we practice nursing and it has absolutely influenced the way we care for our patients,” shared Dr. Quanza Mooring, assistant professor of nursing at GWU. Click here for more.
Would providing a spa-like atmosphere in a peaceful room help nurses deal with the everyday stress of their jobs? While earning her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at GWU, nursing supervisor Susan Cannon decided to find out the answer. She researched compassion fatigue and nurse burnout and presented the results in her capstone project. “The professors are knowledgeable, motivating, and encouraging. The best I have ever seen,” Cannon reflected. “If I chose an institution for another degree or for my daughters, I would choose Gardner-Webb. Click here for more.