Nursing@Georgetown Blog

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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 …

Men in Nursing: Stigma

Why Is There a Stigma Surrounding the Male Nurse? Nursing is often considered a female-dominated profession. According to 2020 Bureau of Labor Statistics labor force data, women make up approximately 87% of registered nurses and 88% of nurse practitioners in the United States. The male nurse stigma partially comes from the false assumption that women are better suited than men for caretaking roles, according to an article from the New York Times. This stigma manifests itself in a number of ways. While they may be welcomed in the workplace, studies have shown that some male nurses are, in fact, subject […]