July 20, 2017

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University of Cordoba exchange students deliver final presentation

A group of four nursing students from the University of Cordoba (UCO) in Spain delivered their final presentation this week at the VCU School of Nursing. The UCO students participated in a four-week exchange program that provided the opportunity for them to learn about the health care system and nursing education in the U.S. During […]

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July 13, 2017

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Langston Center seeking abstracts for its annual symposium

The Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation is seeking abstract submissions for its annual symposium, titled “Patients and Practitioners: Partnering for Health,” being held Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kontos Medical Sciences Building on the MCV Campus. The symposium’s purpose is to explore ways to partner optimally with […]

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July 11, 2017

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School of Nursing holds nursing camp for high school students

Several high school students from across the state had the opportunity to learn firsthand about nursing through a summer camp offered by the VCU School of Nursing in partnership with VCU Health. Established 12 years ago, the Nursing Explorations program was created to give high school students the opportunity to explore various fields in nursing […]

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July 10, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing two-time alumna Cindy Munro appointed dean of nursing and health studies at the University of Miami

VCU School of Nursing alumna and former faculty member Cindy Munro, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS (Ph.D.’92/N; Cert.’97/N), has been named the new dean at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, effective Aug. 15, 2017. A nationally known health care researcher and leader, Munro is currently associate dean of research and […]

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July 6, 2017

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SON hosts inaugural Feierstein Lecture on advancing nursing image and practice

The nature and scope of innovation, as well as taking an idea and advancing it from research and practice channels to implementation was the focus of the inaugural Feierstein Lecture that drew 150 students, faculty, alumni and other health care practitioners recently to the VCU School of Nursing. Nationally renowned nurse leader Michael R. Bleich, […]

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July 4, 2017

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Alumna Camille Brenke featured in VCU News Center article for participation in the Clinton Global Initiative University

Recent alumna Camille Brenke (B.S.’17/N) is featured in a VCU News Center story for being one of nine VCU students and alumni who have been accepted to participate in this fall’s Clinton Global Initiative University. This prestigious event brings together more than 1,100 innovative students from around the world who are committed to tackling some […]

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July 3, 2017

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Pam Parsons discusses community engagement program for Impact magazine

Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, is featured in Impact magazine, the donor publication of VCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations. She discussed her work with the Richmond Health and Wellness Program, a community-based, care coordination program focused on improving the health of indigent, […]

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June 28, 2017

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Nursing students, faculty and alumni participate in RAM outreach event

Several VCU School of Nursing students, faculty members and alumni were among a VCU group that volunteered recently at a Remote Area Medical (RAM) outreach event held at Greensville County High School in Emporia, Virginia. School of Nursing volunteers helped with triage, health screenings, pharmacy prescriptions and other needs. During the two-day event, volunteers registered […]

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June 27, 2017

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School of Nursing hosts students from the University of Cordoba

The VCU School of Nursing is hosting a group of nursing students from the University of Cordoba (UCO) in Spain through an exchange program that provides the opportunity for them to learn about the health care system and nursing education in the U.S. A group of VCU nursing students visited UCO in early June. Both […]

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June 26, 2017

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Marianne Baernholdt participates in NIH health disparities study section

Marianne Baernholdt, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, FAAN, director of the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation, participated in the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Health Disparities and Equity Promotion study section on June 19-20 in Washington, D.C. Baernholdt reviewed NIH grants focused on health disparities whether by race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or geography.

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