February 13, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing seeks alumni award nominations

VCU School of Nursing is now accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2018 Alumni Awards that will be presented April 21 during Reunion Weekend. The categories are Outstanding Nurse Alumnus Award, Outstanding Nurse Service Award, Outstanding Nurse Practice Award, and Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award. Nominations are being accepted until March 15. Consider nominating a colleague, former student or yourself today! […]

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February 5, 2018

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School of Nursing celebrates its African American history, the legacy of St. Philip School of Nursing

In recognition of February as Black History Month, the VCU School of Nursing celebrates its history as one of the first schools in Virginia to provide nursing education to African American women. During the segregation era, MCV founded the St. Philip School of Nursing in 1920 to train African American women as nurses. The school […]

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January 28, 2018

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Nursing Students Without Borders provides health outreach to Guatemalan villagers

Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) at VCU recently returned from an annual community service trip to the Highlands Region of Guatemala, where members provided health outreach to villagers. Led by Mary Falk, M.S.N, RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor and NSWB faculty adviser, the students who attended include Paige Greene, Alicia Wickert, Kelly Hines, Kaitlyn Patterson, […]

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December 14, 2017

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VCU DNP student selected to co-chair ANA telehealth panel

VCU School of Nursing DNP student Tamara Broadnax, RN, NEA-BC, (M.S.’07/N), was selected to co-chair the National Connected Health/Telehealth Professional Issues Panel for the American Nurses Association. The panel will convene for approximately six to eight months to review and update ANA’s 12 Core Principles on Telehealth. Broadnax is director of Telemedicine at VCU Health System.

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December 14, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 161 new graduates

VCU School of Nursing recognized 161 graduates at the Fall 2017 Recognition Ceremony held Dec. 8 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. A highlight of the ceremony was the presentation of a $1,714.90 check from the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2017. The funds will go toward scholarships. Another highlight was the presentation of awards to […]

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December 8, 2017

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Alumna Kimberly Jarrelle presents on an invention to improve cesarean outcomes

VCU School of Nursing alumna Kimberly Jarrelle, RNC-OB (B.S.’11/N; M.S.’16/N), associate chief nursing officer at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, returned to her alma mater this week to present on an invention designed to improve outcomes for mothers and babies following a cesarean section. Students, faculty, staff  and other health care practitioners attended the event, held in Room […]

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December 6, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students participate in HealthHacks competition

Six VCU School of Nursing students in the accelerated class graduating December 2017 participated in VCU’s second annual HealthHacks in early November.  Similar in structure to computer-coding focused hackathons, HealthHacks is a design sprint where students work in interdisciplinary teams to develop proposed solutions for unmet medical needs that are presented by medical practitioners. The […]

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November 16, 2017

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VCU Nursing joins community partners in offering free flu shots

VCU School of Nursing recently partnered with 7th District City Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille, Bon Secours Richmond Health System, Richmond City Health District, and the Instructive Visiting Nurse Association to offer city residents free flu shots. Students and faculty administered the vaccinations at the Sarah Garland Jones Center in the East End. Below are photos of […]

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November 8, 2017

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Beth Rodgers receives VNF Leadership Excellence Award

Beth Rodgers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was the awarded the Virginia Nurses Foundation 2017 Leadership Excellence Award in the Nurse Educator category. The award recognizes nurses for their commitment to the advancement of nursing knowledge. […]

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October 30, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing honors donors at annual Cabaniss Society Dinner

VCU School of Nursing recently held its 23rd Annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner at the Jefferson Hotel to honor donors who have made significant contributions to the school. More than 120 faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends were on hand for the event, which included a reception, dinner, a funding priorities update and awards. […]

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