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.

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600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.6550
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  • Escape Room Patient Simulation Lab

    Posted Apr 22, 2019 by Karen Kmetz

    Duquesne nursing and pharmacy students recently worked together to solve a new Escape Room Patient Simulation Lab. Students had to piece together puzzles and discover clues to successfully treat a simulation patient suffering from burn wounds and an undiagnosed opioid addiction. Created by Professors Diane Rhodes and Dr. Lynn Simko, Duquesne's escape room lab is one of the...

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    Duquesne nursing and pharmacy students recently worked together to solve a new Escape Room Patient Simulation Lab. Students had to piece together puzzles and discover clues to successfully treat a simulation patient suffering from burn wounds and an undiagnosed opioid addiction. Created by Professors Diane Rhodes and Dr. Lynn Simko, Duquesne’s escape room lab is one of the first of its kind in Pittsburgh. Read Less
  • WE DID IT!

    Posted Feb 20, 2019 by Karen Kmetz

    Thanks to each and every one of our gift givers, we were able to unlock our two Day of Giving challenge gifts: o $3,500 Francis Feld, N'93 match gift o $1,000 from Heritage Valley Health System for 120 donors and match $800 for the Alice C. Feehan Fund. We raised $10,010.17 with 131 donors. Thank you to everyone who participated and helped us raise money for our scho...

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    Thanks to each and every one of our gift givers, we were able to unlock our two Day of Giving challenge gifts: • $3,500 Francis Feld, N'93 match gift • $1,000 from Heritage Valley Health System for 120 donors and match $800 for the Alice C. Feehan Fund. We raised $10,010.17 with 131 donors. Thank you to everyone who participated and helped us raise money for our school and our students. There is no way we could have done it without you -- Thank you!! Read Less
  • DAY OF GIVING IS HERE!

    Posted Feb 19, 2019 by Karen Kmetz
    School of Nursing faculty and staff encourage you to donate TODAY! The Day of Giving is a special 24-hour virtual fundraising event where your donation will make an impact in the School of Nursing. Donate now at https://dayofgiving.duq.edu/giving-day/10342/department/10352
  • DAY OF GIVING IS TOMORROW!

    Posted Feb 18, 2019 by Karen Kmetz

    Donations at any amount--even a $10 gift--will make an impact and help us meet our goals! A Day of Giving gift to the School of Nursing will have an even bigger impact as Francis Feld, N'93 will match donations to Nursing dollar-for-dollar, up to $3,500, and Heritage Valley Health System will donate $1,000 if 120 individuals make a donation to Nursing https://dayofgiving...

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    Donations at any amount—even a $10 gift—will make an impact and help us meet our goals! A Day of Giving gift to the School of Nursing will have an even bigger impact as Francis Feld, N'93 will match donations to Nursing dollar-for-dollar, up to $3,500, and Heritage Valley Health System will donate $1,000 if 120 individuals make a donation to Nursing https://dayofgiving.duq.edu/giving-day/10342/department/10352 Read Less
  • Day of Giving

    Posted Feb 15, 2019 by Karen Kmetz
    SimBaby might get a new brother or sister if you donate during the #DUQDayofGiving Remember, any amount is appreciated!
  • Duquesne Day of Giving

    Posted Feb 12, 2019 by Karen Kmetz
    Nursing students explain what the Day of Giving means to them #DUQDayofGiving https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BXBpDVnyGMg
  • AANP Conference

    Posted Jul 6, 2018 by Karen Kmetz
    Dr. Frank Kosnosky presented his poster at the AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners) conference last week. The work was titled "Reducing the Hurt: A clinical Practice Project to Improve Procedural Pain Management in the NICU" Read More
    Dr. Frank Kosnosky presented his poster at the AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners) conference last week. The work was titled “Reducing the Hurt: A clinical Practice Project to Improve Procedural Pain Management in the NICU” Read Less
  • President of the Order of Nurses in Lebanon

    Posted Jul 3, 2018 by Karen Kmetz

    Congratulations to PhD alumna, Dr. Myrna Abi Abdallah-Doumit who was recently elected President of the Order of Nurses in Lebanon (similar to the ANA in the US). The nurses in Lebanon have only one mandatory order called "Order of Nurses in Lebanon." The headquarters is in the capital city of Beirut. The Order gathers all nurses with a degree, and has the right to exercise...

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    Congratulations to PhD alumna, Dr. Myrna Abi Abdallah-Doumit who was recently elected President of the Order of Nurses in Lebanon (similar to the ANA in the US). The nurses in Lebanon have only one mandatory order called "Order of Nurses in Lebanon." The headquarters is in the capital city of Beirut. The Order gathers all nurses with a degree, and has the right to exercise the nursing profession by an authorization granted by the Ministry of Public Health. Read Less
  • Nursing Students Enjoying Rome

    Posted May 21, 2018 by Karen Kmetz

    The Duquesne University Maymester Nursing: Rome gives nursing students the opportunity to have a rich study abroad experience and stay on track with their studies. Designed specifically for Nursing majors, this four-week program guides students as they explore the Italian health system and come to understand how intercultural interactions will affect them in their future c...

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    The Duquesne University Maymester Nursing: Rome gives nursing students the opportunity to have a rich study abroad experience and stay on track with their studies. Designed specifically for Nursing majors, this four-week program guides students as they explore the Italian health system and come to understand how intercultural interactions will affect them in their future career. Read Less
  • HAPPY NURSES WEEK!

    Posted May 7, 2018 by Karen Kmetz

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