The most common mental health disorders for aging Americans are depression and anxiety, which are also leading risk factors for suicide. Nursing@Georgetown illustrates some of the common signs and risk factors of depression among aging Americans.
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During her time as a Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Fellow, Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies professor Lois Wessel, RN, FNP-BC, spent one year conducting research on how green spaces affect chronic disease.
The latest edition of a textbook by Georgetown University faculty member Mary C. Brucker, CNM, PhD, FACNM, FAAN, and School of Nursing & Health Studies (NHS) midwifery alumna Tekoa L. King, CNM, MPH, FACNM, has been recognized by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) as a 2016 Book of the Year, earning first place in the Maternal–Child Health category.
There is no shortage of opportunities for nurses, students, and practitioners to receive financial support to supplement the cost of education, research, or professional development. This is a list of financial aid resources, scholarships, and grant opportunities available to both students and practicing professionals hoping to continue their education.
Nursing@Georgetown created the following infographic —based on data from a 2014 HRSA report, “The Future of the Nursing Workforce: National- and State-Level Projections, 2012-2025 ” — to help illustrate which states will need more nurses over the next decade.