July 9, 2014

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SON Hosts University of Cordoba Students

The VCU School of Nursing is hosting a group of nursing students from the University of Cordoba (UCO), Spain this month for an exchange program to learn about the health care system and nursing education in the U.S.  A group of VCU nursing students visited UCO in May to learn about Spain’s health care system. […]

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July 2, 2014

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Angela Starkweather is Named a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing

Angela Starkweather, Ph.D., ACNP-BC, CNRN, associate professor and chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, will receive one of the most prestigious honors in nursing this fall when she is inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN). The academy recently announced Starkweather […]

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June 30, 2014

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U.K. Health Policy Expert Jane Seymour Discusses Palliative Care at the School of Nursing

Jane Seymour, Ph.D., the leading expert in health policy research for palliative and end-of-life care in the U.K., visited the VCU School of Nursing last week to present a lecture on the topic “Looking Back, Looking Forward: Nursing and Palliative Care – A View from the UK.”  Seymour, the Sue Ryder Care Professor at the […]

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June 17, 2014

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Alison Montpetit and Christi Adams Present Research at AACN National Teaching Institute

Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, co-presented a research session, titled “Exhaled Biomarkers and Pulmonary Status in Patients with Rib Fractures: A Feasibility Study and Lessons Learned,” at the recent National Teaching Institute of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses in Denver, CO. Alumna Christi Adams, […]

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June 6, 2014

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Health Policy and Palliative Care Expert Jane Seymour to Present a Lecture on June 25

The leading expert in health policy research for palliative and end-of-life care in the U.K. will conduct a lecture at the VCU School of Nursing as a part of a summer-long appointment as a VCU Global Scholar. Jane Seymour, Ph.D.,  the Sue Ryder Care Professor at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom, will […]

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June 3, 2014

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Sean Convoy’s Article Accepted for Publication in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners

Sean Convoy, D.N.P., M.S.N., P-MHNP-BC, CDR, NC, USN, Retired, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, coauthored an article that has been accepted for publication in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. The citation is as follows: Gibbons, S., Migliore, L., Convoy, S.P., Greiner, S., DeLeon, P. (2014). “Military Mental Health Stigma Challenges: […]

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June 2, 2014

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Four School of Nursing Faculty Promoted

Four School of Nursing faculty members were promoted effective July 1, 2014. Lana Sargent, M.S.N., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, has been promoted to the term rank of assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems. Sargent has clinical experience as a geriatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner and associate medical director of a community health center. She earned […]

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June 2, 2014

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Dr. Patricia Kinser Featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch for Upcoming Fan Free Clinic Award

Patricia Anne Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, is one of four community leaders who will be recognized at the Fan Free Clinic’s second annual Wellness in Bloom fundraiser on Thursday, June 5 at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. The fundraiser celebrates leaders who inspire change […]

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May 29, 2014

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Candace Johnson Earns Ph.D. and Carol Ann Irby Earns Master’s Degree

Two school of nursing employees recently participated in commencement ceremonies after earning their degrees. Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, completed her doctorate program at the University of Virginia (UVA) this past fall and recently participated in UVA’s annual graduation ceremony. Carol Ann Irby, human […]

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May 27, 2014

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School of Nursing Faculty Presentations

The following School of Nursing faculty members have recently presented across the country: Ann Hamric, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean of academic programs, recently presented the keynote address, titled “Moral Distress: From Research to Translation Into Practice,” at the 7th Annual Nursing Inquiry and Innovations Conference sponsored by UC San Diego Health System in […]

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