Duquesne University

Duquesne University

School of Nursing

Welcome

If you want to become a nurse—or if you already are a nurse but you aspire to higher levels of professionalism—then we have a program for you. The Duquesne University School of Nursing can match your ambition with an academic program that will help you become the best nurse you can be. 

Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, Duquesne will prepare you to excel in the rapidly changing profession of nursing.  While you’re learning the necessary skills and knowledge to delive...

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If you want to become a nurse—or if you already are a nurse but you aspire to higher levels of professionalism—then we have a program for you. The Duquesne University School of Nursing can match your ambition with an academic program that will help you become the best nurse you can be. 

Whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student, Duquesne will prepare you to excel in the rapidly changing profession of nursing.  While you’re learning the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver the best patient care possible, you also will be inspired to develop personal and ethical values that make you not just a care provider, but a health care leader.

CONTACT
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.6550
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  • Congratulations!

    Posted Sep 26, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Sister Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, Sister of Charity of Seton Hill, Professor of Nursing and the Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations at Duquesne University School of Nursing will assume Chairmanship for CGFNS International, Inc. - the world's largest credentials evaluation organization for the nursing and healthcare community. It is a non-p...

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    Sister Rosemary Donley, PhD, APRN, BC, FAAN, Sister of Charity of Seton Hill, Professor of Nursing and the Jacques Laval Chair for Justice for Vulnerable Populations at Duquesne University School of Nursing will assume Chairmanship for CGFNS International, Inc. - the world’s largest credentials evaluation organization for the nursing and healthcare community. It is a non-profit and immigration neutral organization whose mission is to serve the global community through programs and services that verify and promote the knowledge-based practice competency of health care professionals.

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  • Ice Cream Social

    Posted Sep 25, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Join the Nurses Christian Fellowship this Wednesday for an Ice Cream Social.

  • Article on Alumna

    Posted Sep 22, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Read about alumna Renee Very, who cares for veterans at the VA Hospital in Oakland in the Same Day Surgery unit. the new face of nursing - Mt Lebanon Magazine

  • New International Committee

    Posted Sep 15, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    The Executive Board of the Collegia IPASVI of Rome has invited Dr. Rick Zoucha to be a member of the International Scientific Committee of the Centre of Excellence for Nursing Scholarship. This ambitious project aims at setting up for the first time ever in Italy a systematic process to develop the Culture of Scholarship, as a catalyst for the innovation and success of nur...

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    The Executive Board of the Collegia IPASVI of Rome has invited Dr. Rick Zoucha to be a member of the International Scientific Committee of the Centre of Excellence for Nursing Scholarship. This ambitious project aims at setting up for the first time ever in Italy a systematic process to develop the Culture of Scholarship, as a catalyst for the innovation and success of nursing. Congratulations Dr. Zoucha!

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  • Congratulations!

    Posted Sep 5, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations to doctoral nursing student, Griselle Estrada, for receiving the 2017-2018 Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future-AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship. She was one of 5 recipients chosen from 42 applications submitted.

  • Congratulations!

    Posted Aug 25, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations to Liz Stokes, our first Nursing Ethics PhD student, who has been chosen as an American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar. The program selects scholars based on evidence of scholarship, including publications, presentations, honors and awards; evidence of leader ship experience; and match between the applicant's interest area and at least one healthca...

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    Congratulations to Liz Stokes, our first Nursing Ethics PhD student, who has been chosen as an American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar. The program selects scholars based on evidence of scholarship, including publications, presentations, honors and awards; evidence of leader ship experience; and match between the applicant’s interest area and at least one healthcare issue addressed through the expert panels. Liz is our second PhD student to be selected.

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  • Congratulations!

    Posted Aug 23, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations to Dr. Frank Kosnosky who was honored with an invitation by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) to be a part of a small group of neonatal nurse experts to examine and refine the Neonatal ICU Certification exam. Over a two day period, he and his colleagues will examine timeliness/relevance of content, applicability, testing domains, level of diffic...

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    Congratulations to Dr. Frank Kosnosky who was honored with an invitation by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) to be a part of a small group of neonatal nurse experts to examine and refine the Neonatal ICU Certification exam. Over a two day period, he and his colleagues will examine timeliness/relevance of content, applicability, testing domains, level of difficulty and questions that are valid nationwide.

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  • Congratulations!

    Posted Aug 8, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Congrats to current PhD student, Griselle Estrada, MS, RN, for her appointment from the National Advisory Committee of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) at the American Nurses Association for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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    Congrats to current PhD student, Griselle Estrada, MS, RN, for her appointment from the National Advisory Committee of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) at the American Nurses Association for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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  • Congratulations!

    Posted Jun 15, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    The Duquesne University School of Nursing has been granted CCNE Accreditation for 10 years for the BSN, MSN, & post-graduate APRN certificate programs and a 5-year initial accreditation for the DNP Program!

  • Congratulations!

    Posted Jun 7, 2017 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations to Angela Karakachian and Dr. Kathy Sekula on their publication "Understanding the Importance of Radiology Screening When Suspecting Child Abuse" published this month in the Journal of Radiology Nursing!
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/scienc...

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    Congratulations to Angela Karakachian and Dr. Kathy Sekula on their publication "Understanding the Importance of Radiology Screening When Suspecting Child Abuse” published this month in the Journal of Radiology Nursing!
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/scienc...

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