Johns Hopkins Gazette | September 2, 2008
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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University September 2, 2008 | Vol. 38 No. 1



Nursing Conference

"Building Partnerships for Evidence-Based Practice," a national conference for nurses who want to make EBP the foundation of their profession, will be held at the School of Nursing on Sept. 13-14.

Nurse leaders, educators, faculty and clinical nurses will join together to explore collaborative strategies that align service and academic evidence-based initiatives and to develop skills in using EBP to promote organizational change. Nurses attending the course can earn 9.25 contact hours.

The conference is hosted by the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and co-sponsored by the JHH Department of Nursing and the School of Nursing. The registration fee of $150 includes continental breakfast and lunch on Sunday. Register online at or call Lois Gould, 410-614-1978.


English as a Second Language

Registration continues for the Krieger School's English as a Second Language fall-semester classes, which begin Sept. 8 on the Homewood campus. The evening classes provide skill development in listening/speaking, with a focus on pronunciation and presentations, and academic and professional writing. The first meeting will include placement testing to determine English proficiency.

For more information and course descriptions, or to register, go to, e-mail or phone 410-516-5431.


Tutorial Project Needs Volunteers

The Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane Clinic Tutorial Project is seeking math and reading tutors for patients in grades one to six, from 4 to 6 p.m., on Mondays and Wednesdays at the clinic, 200 N. Wolfe St. Tutoring starts Monday, Sept. 29, and continues through Wednesday, Dec. 3, with training beginning in September during the scheduled tutoring times. All must also go through JHH volunteer training. Tutors must be at least 18 years of age, with a high school diploma.

For information and applications, contact Robyn Nuttall at 443-287-3973 or by e-mail to


Camp Volunteers Needed

Camp All Stars, sponsored by the Division of Pediatric Nephrology, needs volunteers to help kids with kidney failure learn to manage the lifestyle and medical regimens essential to their health. The camp, located in Laytonsville, Md., is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19. Volunteer training will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Rubenstein Building at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

To register, contact Arlene Gerson at or Beth Bounds at


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