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George Washington University School of Nursing
George Washington University
School of Nursing
GW School of Nursing.png
MottoDeus Nobis Fiducia
(In God Our Trust)
TypePrivate
Established2010
Parent institution
George Washington University
DeanPamela R. Jeffries
Undergraduates153[1]
Postgraduates474[1]
Address
1919 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 500
, ,
D.C., 20052
CampusUrban -- Foggy Bottom
NicknameGW Nursing
Websitenursing.gwu.edu

The George Washington University School of Nursing (abbreviated as GW Nursing or GWSON) is the professional nursing school of the George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. Founded in 2010, GW Nursing is the newest of the 14 schools and colleges of George Washington University.

U.S. News & World Report University Rankings ranks GW Nursing as the 26th best doctoral the 31st best masters programs in nursing in the United States.[2]

History

The GW School of Nursing was established as the university's 10th academic institution in 2010, although the first nursing education at GW started in 1903.

Facilities

The School of Nursing is located at both the Foggy Bottom Campus and theVirginia Science & Technology Campus (VSTC) in Ashburn, Virginia.

At the VSTC campus, GW Nursing offers students the access to the Simulation Learning and Innovation Center, including three clinical simulations spaces, covering more than 10,000 square feet, which are used for medical training.[3][4][5]

Organization and administration

The school's Founding Dean was Jean Johnson, who was succeeded by the School of Nursing's current dean Pamela R. Jeffries.[6][7] In 2016, Jeffries was awarded the Mary Adelaide Nutting Award for Outstanding Leadership in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN).[8]

GW Nursing cooperates with different local, national and international partners, e.g. offering a Nursing Scholar Program at GW Hospital, medical mission trips to Haiti or local health education projects in Korea.[9][10]

Academics

The School of Nursing currently has over 60 faculty members. There are around 800 students enrolled in the School of Nursing.[11] The school offers guaranteed admission to Montgomery College and Virginia Community College System students.

The school provides education at the bachelor's, master's, and doctorate level and also offers additional post-master's certificates. All graduate programs are online.[12] The degrees are accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the Virginia Board of Nursing and the Washington, D.C., Board of Nursing.[13]

In 2017, GW Nursing launched a wellness and student support program to help students cope with and balance the harmful effects of stress experienced in academic, personal and clinical settings during their time at GWSON.[14]

Rankings

The George Washington University School of Nursing was ranked #29 in Best Nursing Schools: Master's and #25 in Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice by U.S. News for 2019[15]

Research

In 2018, GWSON launched a "students-first" program, to raise its research profile, integrating student feedback, strategic outlines and goals, launching a research award and implementing a new policy task force to improve administrative policies, fostering research excellence.[16]

The school is home to different research centers and initiatives:[17][18][19][20]

  • The Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement
  • The Center for Global and Community Initiatives
  • The Center for Aging, Health and Humanities
  • The Health Workforce Institute

References

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-06-05. Retrieved .CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ U.S. News & World Report - GWU Rankings
  3. ^ "Lifelike manikins help nursing students at GWU in Ashburn". Washington Post. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Teaching Excellence | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Simulation Learning and Innovation Center | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Medical schools scrambling". Washington Post. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Meet the Dean | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "George Washington University School of Nursing Dean Pamela Jeffries Honored for Outstanding Leadership | Daily Nurse". dailynurse.com. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Partnerships | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Global and Community Health Initiatives | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Faculty Directory | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "At A Glance | SON | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". Nursing.gwu.edu. 2016-09-21. Retrieved .
  13. ^ "Accreditation | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "George Washington University School of Nursing Launches Wellness Program to Help Students Cope with Stress | Daily Nurse". dailynurse.com. Retrieved .
  15. ^ "Best Nursing Schools 2019 - by U.S. News".
  16. ^ "George Washington University School of Nursing Outlines Steps to Raise Research Profile | Daily Nurse". dailynurse.com. Retrieved .
  17. ^ "About The Center | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  18. ^ "Center for Aging, Health and Humanities | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  19. ^ "Health Workforce Institute | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .
  20. ^ "Ventures, Initiatives and Partnerships | School of Nursing | The George Washington University". nursing.gwu.edu. Retrieved .

External links

Coordinates: 38°53?59?N 77°02?46?W / 38.8998°N 77.0462°W / 38.8998; -77.0462


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