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Nurses Week Message from Dean Jean Giddens

May 6, 2018

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National Nurses Week, May 6-12, is a time to celebrate the extraordinary efforts of nurses in striving to provide the best health care for everyone. They are compassionate, committed champions of quality care! It’s not surprising that nurses have topped the annual Gallop Poll as the most trusted profession for the past 16 years.  I […]

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Alumna Hilaire Thompson receives prestigious neuroscience nursing education award

May 1, 2018

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Alumna Hilaire Thompson, Ph.D., RN, AGACNP-BC,  FAAN (M.S. ‘96/N), received the prestigious 2018 Excellence in Neuroscience Nursing Education Award from the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses for her many contributions to the field. She is the Joanne Montgomery Endowed Professor and Graduate Program Director at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Inducted into the American Academy of […]

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School of Nursing hosts reunion weekend and kickoff of 125 campaign

April 30, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing classes ending in ‘3 or ‘8, St. Philip and grand alumni returned to campus April 20-22 to celebrate Reunion Weekend with a variety of events, from class-specific dinners to tours of the School of Nursing’s research lab and clinical learning center. The weekend’s activities also included a birthday celebration to mark […]

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Jo Robins selected for Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship

March 16, 2018

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Jo Robins, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, AHN-C, FAANP, associate professor and director of the Ph.D. program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been selected to participate in a year-long Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship at the University of Arizona. The fellowship will build on her two decades of experience in integrative nursing, providing the knowledge and skills to […]

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DNP student wins first place for poster at VCNP annual conference

March 13, 2018

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Angie Smith,  AGACNP-BC (B.S.‘13/N; M.S.‘15/N), a DNP student at the VCU School of Nursing, won first place for her poster recently at the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners annual conference in Reston.  Her topic was “Improving Hypertension Management in Adults: Evaluation of Community-Based Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Intervention.”

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Graduate programs still accepting applications for fall entry

March 12, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing is still accepting applications for fall 2018 entry into its master’s and doctoral programs. The deadline is April 15. The master’s concentrations include: Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner Psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner Family nurse practitioner Adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner Nursing administration and leadership online Our doctoral programs include DNP […]

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STTI Gamma Omega Chapter celebrates 40 years

February 26, 2018

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The Gamma Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing recently hosted a wine and cheese reception to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The event was held in the Student Lounge at the School of Nursing. View scenes from the reception below.

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VCU School of Nursing seeks alumni award nominations

February 13, 2018

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

February 5, 2018

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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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VCU DNP student selected to co-chair ANA telehealth panel

December 14, 2017

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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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