August 25, 2015

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Advanced practice nursing leader retiring from the VCU School of Nursing

Ann Hamric, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, an internationally renowned leader in advanced practice nursing, is retiring as professor and associate dean of academic programs at the VCU School of Nursing, effective Sept. 1. The school recently held a celebration at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to honor Hamric’s impact on VCU and nursing education worldwide. Hamric joined […]

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August 20, 2015

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Dean Jean Giddens recognized as Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair

Virginia Commonwealth University President Michael Rao awarded the VCU Medallion for Endowed Chair Honors to Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the VCU School of Nursing, at an investiture ceremony this week. The award was presented during the School of Nursing’s annual convocation for faculty and staff, held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Giddens […]

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August 19, 2015

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School of Nursing involved in geriatric health care training program

The School of Nursing is involved in an innovative interdisciplinary project that recently received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRSA awarded $2.5 million to VCU’s School of Allied Health Professions’ Virginia Center on Aging to fund initiatives that introduce geriatric health care into primary care settings. VCoA directs the Virginia Geriatric Education […]

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August 5, 2015

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Nursing students participate in Remote Area Medical (RAM) event

From July 16 to 18, nine nursing students, three nursing alumni and one faculty member attended the Remote Area Medical event in Wise County, Virginia. The event is the largest free health care outreach event in the country, serving the patients in the Appalachian region predominantly. The students were paired with pharmacy students and preceptors to rotate […]

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July 9, 2015

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Students in Nursing 425 present posters based on clinical experiences

Accelerated B.S. students in Nursing of Adults II (Nursing 425) presented posters today about their findings on clinical experiences in adult critical care environments this semester. See more photos from today’s presentations on the School of Nursing Facebook page.

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July 9, 2015

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Marianne Baernholdt quoted in Minority Nurse article

Marianne Baernholdt, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, FAAN, director of the School of Nursing’s Langston Center for Quality, Safety, and Innovation, was quoted in a Minority Nurse article about the need for gender diversity in nursing.

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June 26, 2015

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VCU School of Nursing honors two retiring professors with research endowment fund

The VCU School of Nursing held a celebration this week to kick off a fundraising campaign for a new research endowment fund named in honor of two retiring distinguished professors. More than 75 faculty, staff, alumni and friends were on hand at The 2300 Club in Richmond to honor Nancy McCain, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Nursing […]

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June 24, 2015

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Recent graduate Katherine Connell featured in article on VCU News Center

School of Nursing alumna Katherine Connell (B.S.’15/N) and Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) were recently featured on the VCU News Center in an article about VCU students’ international service trips. The article highlighted Connell’s visit to Guatemala in 2014 as part of NSWB’s joint humanitarian aid trip with the Highland Support Project, a Richmond, Virginia-based […]

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June 22, 2015

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Susan Johnson featured in SCARAB Magazine

Three-time alumna Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN (B.S.’81/N; M.S. ’82/N; Ph.D. ’10/N), clinical assistant professor in the VCU School of Nursing, and her family were featured in the recent addition of MCV Alumni Association’s SCARAB Magazine. Johnson’s six children have all followed in her footsteps and each graduated from VCU with a bachelor’s degree. They include […]

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June 17, 2015

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School of Nursing featured in the Sacred Heart newsletter for improving medical literacy in the community

The VCU School of Nursing was recently featured in the Sacred Heart Center’s newsletter for an ongoing partnership designed to help improve medical literacy among Hispanics in the community, while offering service-learning experiences for nursing students. Established in the fall of 2013, the partnership between the School of Nursing and the Sacred Heart Center, a non-profit community […]

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