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New Exhibition Celebrates 100 Years of Yale School of Nursing

August 24, 2023 - 9:57am by Janene Batten

Yale School of Nursing Centennial (1923 - 2023) On view in the Cushing Rotunda August 18, 2023 - January 14, 2024 Please join us for our newest exhibition celebrating 100 years of the Yale School of Nursing. The core mission of Yale School of Nursing (YSN) is “better health for all people.” As we celebrate YSN's 100th anniversary, we take this opportunity to explore and reflect on the school’s first century. Highlights of this exhibition include the assessment that helped found YSN as a completely new model of nursing education; the immense growth and change across the student population and faculty; the innovative methods of pedagogy and research inside and outside the classroom; a long tradition of community and global service; and a glimpse of the school today. Curated by Janene Batten, Ed.D., MLS; Courtney Brombosz, MLS; and Melissa Grafe, Ph.D. View the full schedule of centennial celebrations on the YSN website.

Understanding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

January 29, 2020 - 8:39am by Janene Batten

The respiratory illness COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus currentlty affecting thousands of individuals. The virus was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China but has since spread to a number of international locations, including the United States. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Protection) describes coronaviruses as "a large family of viruses that are common in many different species of animals, including camels, cattle, cats, and bats. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can infect people and then spread between people such as with MERS and SARS." For updated information about COVID-19, visit: UpToDate DynaMed JAMA Network
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