Nursing@Georgetown Blog

Understanding Blood Donations

About 30,000 blood donors are needed each day to meet average demand, according to America’s Blood Centers. Where do those donations go and whom do they help?

Nursing Scholarships

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.

What Women Need to Know About Strokes and Heart Attacks

Women are more likely to be misdiagnosed for conditions such as heart attack and stroke. How can women advocate for their health?

Improving Health Care Access for Survivors of Sexual Assault

Despite the prevalence of sexual assault, access to specialized care from trained forensic examiners is limited.

Prescribing Opioids to Addicted Populations

Addiction recovery doesn't exclude patients from the need for pain relief. How can clinicians balance the ethical responsibility of prescribing opioids with patients' needs?

From Forensics to Advocacy: The Importance of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

Survivors of sexual assault require specialized care. Nurses can train to become a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) to help these patients in need.