Brief notes about students entering the new class at JHHSON with the identification of 13 students from Maryland. Gives a very brief summary of the activities during convocation. Also includes the convocation address given by Elisabeth Phillips (Class of 1927). The address was a realistic speech on what to expect as they progress in their chosen field of nursing.
Creator: Abernathy, E. Frances ; Aufhauser, Trude R. ; Chisolm, Lucie V. ; Cullen, Mary Bartlett Dixon ; Kennedy, Loula ; MacMahon, Amy E. ; Retzer, Nannie Ridgely ; Schorer, Margaret Shrive ; Ames, Miriam ; Dines, Alta Elizabeth ; Stevens, Anne
Details of reorganization of administrative responsibilities of Hospital, School of Medicine, School of Hygiene and Public Health to improve effectiveness and efficiency. (News Release Public Relations Dept. JHH dated October 26, 1949.)
Complete listing of all officers, all committee chairmen and all committee members of the JHNAA 1949 - 1950. In this indexing, only the officers and the chairman of a committee are listed (unless there is no chairman designated).
Creator: Harriss, Julia ; Ward, Ethel Rainey ; Lawrence, Cora Jane
(1) Program of annual CandleLight Ceremony. (2) Significance of the Uniform and Candlelight by a member of Class of 1951. (3)Attitudes and Interest as major address by 1946 graduate. (4) Letter written to parents by member of Class of 1950. (5) Directed Meditation readings by Anna D. Wolf.
Creator: Trimble, I. Ridgeway (Isaac Ridgeway), 1900-1979
First television of surgical operations at JHH February 1947. Expansion of education technique since that time. Value of color televisiion in medical education since demonstrations in 1949, with color being the newest addition.
Report on the Maternity Institute conducted by Yale University School of Nursing and the nursing role in the care for and of prenatal patients; changes in prenatal care, especially related to prevention of problems instead of care of problems.
Brief announcements of variety of items: framing of diplomas of three (3) graduates of first class of JHHSON, reception of research fund for JHH for finding causes of cancer, several news releases about new work of JHH.
Appointment of Mildred Struve as Director of Nursing Services at NIH. The article gives a review of Miss Struve's professional career plus some of the plans for the new building and services of this division. (from the Federal Security Agency, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health [2/01/50])
Important improvements made in Hampton House; square dancing in the Hampton House gymnasium; annual Christmas dance held in Hampton House Lounge; members of faculty on faculty committee of student-staff relations; improvement on Hampton House roof to become a "rumpus room"; establishment of a student nurse choral group; weeking meetings of Nurses' Christian Fellowship; holiday parties.
The Nursing Aide Program at JHH: its history from 1946, the qualifications, activities and progress at the JHH.
[Article 49:2] The Present Status of the Cause and Treatment of Myasthenia Gravis. — April 1950
Creator: Grob, David
Comprehensive discussion of the disease with possible causes, course of illness, drug treatment (which to use and which to avoid), along with the hope that the information accumulated in past 15 years will lead to effective treatment.
Detailed report of activities and program of 1950 Biennial Nursing Convention of the ANA, NLN, and National Organization for Public Health Nursing. Stressed was the unanimity of spirit to cooperative resposibility and work. Includes report at the convention by Miss Wolf on disadvantages of being a "hospital school of nursing" as opposed to a "collegiate school of nursing." Also included in the listing of the many JHHSON graduates who attended.
Address given at graduation of Class of 1950 from JHHSON about role of nurses in the "scientific" management of patients and their "diseases." Opportunities for nurses in the field of nursing education.
Proceedings of the Annual Homecoming meeting with all reports of officers and committees, including a complete detailed financial report by the Auditors.
[Article 49:3] Report of the Director of the School of Nursing. — July 1950
Creator: Wolf, Anna Dryden
The happy fact is made that this graduating class has sought bedside care careers. Also talked about are: need for experience and further education for higher positions, leadership education while students, activities of national nursing groups, research activities of nursing school faculty, other items of nursing interest in Hospital and/or SON.
Four brief items: decrease in length of inpatient hospital stays, largest graduation class for undergraduates at JHU, continued shortage of nurses, development of new ophthalmoscope at Wilmer Institute.
Brief In Memoriam article about Mary Gross Finney, Class of 1891, as a member of the first class of nurses admitted to the JHHSON, citing her activities and honors. Also includes a single sentence tribute sent by her classmate, Ida May
[Article 49:4] Retrolental Fibroplasia in Premature Infants. — October 1950
Creator: Owens, William C. ; Owens, Ella U.
Discussion of retrolental fibroplasia, a condition found mostley in premature infants that occurs after birth and leads to blindness, at this time of "unknown etiology."