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Off the Beaten Path: How Nurse Practitioners Are Addressing Nature-Deficit Disorder

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.

NHS’ Midwifery Authors Recognized with Book of the Year Award

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.

How Will the Nurse Shortage Affect Your State?

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.

Sitting or Standing, You’re At Risk [Infographic]

Are you sitting right now? How long has it been since you last left your desk? If you work at a computer, it’s easy to spend more time sitting than you should. Nurses across the country and around the world, have the opposite problem: being on your feet all day has several consequences...

How Will Telemedicine Impact the Future of Health Care?

Telemedicine, or telehealth, involves real-time communication between a patient and a doctor, Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), or other provider. It can be used to treat chronic conditions and for remote patient monitoring, medical education, and specialist consultations.