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  • SON & Baltimore Solidarity
    SON & Baltimore Solidarity
    “We refuse to let recent events in Baltimore diminish the School of Nursing’s commitment to civility, respect and diversity, and the progress that the city is making and will continue to make.” - Dean Patricia Davidson
  • Master’s Entry into Nursing Program
    Master's Entry--Apply for Spring Entry
    If you missed your chance to apply for fall entry into our Master’s Entry into Nursing program you're in luck. We are accepting applications for spring 2016. Still need a prereq? No problem, take them online at Hopkins.
  • Nursing Q&A
    Student Q&A: A Breath of Fresh Air
    Ashley Sayles is a force of nature, and we consider ourselves very lucky around here that she never became a Hurricane. We’ll let her explain…
  • Nursing Language Courses
    Found In Translation
    Spanish class helps nurses clear barriers to care at the bedside.
  • Nursing Big Data
    Big Data's Bottom Line
    Nurses are key figures in turning great numbers into best practices.
  • Nursing PhDs Give Back
    Been There, Done That, PhDs Give Back
    PhD Learning Lab passes wisdom and experiences from one doctoral cohort to the next.

Upcoming Events

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  • Child Mental Health Lunch and Learn
  • Jul 08
  • Sally Raphel, retired director of the graduate program in Child and Adolescent Mental Health at the University of Maryland School of Nursing, will present true fundamentals of child mental health assessment and intervention. 

  • Finding Your Nursing Heart at Home and Abroad
  • Jul 08
  • Ron Noecker, JHU SON Alum and founder of Nursing Heart, will be sharing about his foundation in Guatemala where nursing students can consider how nursing can impact the world.

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Open House

Choose Your Path in Nursing at Our Open Houses this Summer

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Weighing Death and Treatment

On top of managing the emotional rollercoaster that accompanies death, patients and families have to juggle decisions about final wishes, family involvement, insurance payments, and whether or not to pursue further care. A new study by Dean Patricia Davidson points out that most people don’t get to choose where they die, but that all should have a choice in what treatments they get and in how they receive care at the end of life. ...Click here to read more.

A Push to Open Doors to Care for the Homebound

nursing schoolThere is an enormous hidden population of older adults in America suffering behind closed doors largely because they aren’t strong or well enough to leave their homes, for healthcare or anything else. This is among the worrisome findings of a study being published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine....Click here to read more.

Shining Star Nominations Open

nursing schoolEach September at An Evening with the Stars, we celebrate the best in Johns Hopkins Nursing as chosen by the best in Hopkins Nursing. Many nurses are nominated, but many more are worthy of that honor. Beginning this week, their supervisors, peers, and students can begin nominating nurses worthy of joining the galaxy of Shining Stars in 2015....Click here to read more.

Exceptional People - Exceptional Possibilities

Our Programs

We offer programs designed to fit the needs of a diverse student population. From pre-licensure programs to Master's, DNP and PhD programs, online options, and post-degree opportunities, the School of Nursing offers more nursing possibilities for more people in a variety of places, times, and formats.
  • "[Midwives] make healthcare in this country better."
    Rachel Marino, Master's
  • "There are more opportunities than you can possibly ever take advantage of."
    Anthony T. Pho, Master's
  • "I wanted to have the opportunity to make an impact."
    Alison Owens, Master's
Meet Our Students

Areas of Excellence

You can take the Hopkins Nurse out of Baltimore, but you can't take Baltimore out of the Hopkins Nurse. Our students, faculty, and staff pursue their passion for nursing in places that give them global perspective on healthcare leadership. They study and volunteer at the top-ranked Johns Hopkins Hospital and in urban health clinics near the school's East Baltimore campus; conduct research at the nearby National Institutes of Health; and enhance their skills by practicing around the world.
  • Aging & Dementia Care
    Aging & Dementia Care
    In 15 years, 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older. And by 2040, perhaps 28 million will be 80 or older. Improving care for the elderly and defining nursing’s lead role won’t wait until then.
    Our Approach to Aging
  • Community, Global & Public Health
    Community, Global & Public Health
    The world’s health is a puzzle, with the pieces often hidden in the fabric of a culture halfway across the globe … or on the next street corner.
    Hopkins Nursing Around the Globe
  • Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Quality & Safety / Health Systems Management
    Medical errors and preventable patient infections and injuries together make up the third-leading cause of death in the United States, a startling statistic.
    How We Are Keeping Patients Safe
  • Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    Mental Health & Behavioral Interventions
    The influx of newly insured people seeking mental healthcare puts the spotlight on a challenge that long preceded the Affordable Care Act.
    How We Are Addressing Mental Health
  • Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Cardiovascular, Chronic Care & Symptom Management
    Heart disease and stroke remain two of the top killers of Americans and pose a significant threat to millions of others, according to the American Heart Association.
    Learn How We Are Turning the Tide on Cardiovascular Health

Research Centers

Our faculty-led, interdisciplinary centers strengthen a focused area of scholarship in healthcare by providing an environment to expand the knowledge base, integrate specific education and practice initiatives, and mentor new scholars.

Hopkins Nursing At-A-Glance

In many ways, Baltimore is the heart of American healthcare education and opportunity. Home to the world-class Johns Hopkins institutions, the city is the site of two rapidly developing biotechnology centers and several nationally ranked hospitals. View All Facts

Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

NLN designated Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

International Partnerships

32 Collaborative Initiatives in 19 Countries

Published Manuscripts

314 Published manuscripts

Nation's first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in nursing

Experience the Possibilities

Ready to join the Johns Hopkins family? We are always looking for exceptional people. We are ranked No. 1, along with two other schools, for our nursing graduate program by U.S. News & World Report and are among the top nursing PhD programs in the nation, according to the National Research Council. We rank sixth in the nation for faculty productivity, No. 6 among nursing schools for NIH funding, and 30% of our ranked faculty members are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.

What's Happening

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On the Pulse is an email publication that features faculty and student news, accomplishments, and awards.
Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine
Cells to Society is an email publication that features the school’s latest research news and scholarly articles on healthcare issues.

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