Nursing@Georgetown Blog


Closing the Gap in Youth Mental Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 13-20 percent of children living in the United States experience a mental health disorder each year, but only 1 in 5 of those children receive treatment. Nursing@Georgetown explored how Family Nurse Practitioners can identify children at risk for mental health disorders and help to bridge that gap in treatment.

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), there are still steps that can be taken in health education and to raise awareness to improve men’s health. 

Georgetown Nursing Alumna Opens Clinic in Her Community

This year, Georgetown University nursing alumna Jody Stubler (G’14), MS, FNP-C, RN, opened HOPE Family Medical Center in Salt Lake City.
This clinic provides affordable health care services to those …

Becoming an FNP: A Guide for Nurses

Have you considered furthering your education? Becoming a certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) can lead to greater professional autonomy. We’ve put together a guide to show you how...

Traditions Create Lasting Bonds for Future Nurse-Midwives

Connecting with Mothers, Babies. Nurse-Midwifery students at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies participate in meaningful traditions that allow them to mark their first birth and connect with the mothers and babies they serve...

First Graduating AG-ACNP Cohort Gives Back

When the first cohort of students from the online Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies graduated in the fall, they surprised program leadership and faculty with a gift that reflected the school’s commitment...