Nursing@Georgetown Blog

The Dangers of Indoor Tanning [Infographic]

It’s no secret that excessive exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays can have potentially dire consequences; the data is everywhere. Yet according to the latest research, a staggering number of adults and even teens still seek out tanning beds once the summer sun starts to wane. As we head into colder weather, consider all the facts before seeking out indoor tanning.

The Role of Nurse Practitioners in Health Care Reform

"The Affordable Care Act created new health care delivery and payment models that emphasize teamwork, care coordination, value, and prevention: models in which nurses can contribute a great deal of knowledge and skill. Indeed, the nursing profession is making a wide-reaching impact by providing quality, patient-centered, accessible, and affordable care."

Spotlight on Men’s Health

Men live an average of 4.8 years less than women, and despite this rate improving over time (down from 5.2 years  in 2000 External link ), there are still steps that can be taken in health education and to raise awareness to improve men’s health. 

Applying Classroom Knowledge to Clinical Practice

Through rigorous coursework and hands-on clinical experience, students enrolled in the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies’ online Master of Science degree in Nursing program acquire the skills and knowledge they need to advance their nursing careers...

Applying Classroom Knowledge to Clinical Practice

Through rigorous coursework and hands-on clinical experience, students enrolled in the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies’ online Master of Science degree in Nursing program acquire the skills and knowledge they need to advance their nursing careers and improve the health of communities around the U.S.

Hispanic nurse in scrubs with stethoscope — Image by © JGI/Jamie Grill/Blend Images/Corbis

The ‘Three Ps’ of the Nurse Educator Program

All Nursing@Georgetown students are required to take core courses covering advanced concepts in the “Three Ps” — Advanced Health Assessment (Physical,) Physiology and Pathophysiology, and Pharmacology. 

Nursing@Georgetown Announces New AG-ACNP/CNS Degree Program

Nursing@Georgetown — the online program of Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies — is now accepting applications for the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AG-ACNP/CNS) …

Student Spotlight: Jennifer Young

How long have you been in nursing?

I have been in nursing almost 12 years.

What year did you attain your BSN?

I earned it in 2010, and have been practicing as an …