Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor at the VCU School of Nursing, is the newly elected president of the Virginia Association of Colleges of Nursing (VACN). VACN’s mission is to advance the quality of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education in Virginia in order to improve health care. Membership is comprised of nursing deans […]
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April 20, 2017
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March 14, 2017
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U.S. News and World Report announced today that VCU School of Nursing is among the top 50 graduate nursing schools in the nation. The school is tied at No. 48 in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” released March 14. Read more.
March 7, 2017
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A new post-baccalaureate graduate certificate program at VCU will provide health care professionals with strategies to become effective care coordinators for individuals with complex health needs. Kimberly D. Davis, M.S., RN, CNE, clinical instructor at the School of Nursing, is the program director for the Care Coordination Certificate and will be teaching two of the […]
School of Nursing celebrates its African American history, the legacy of St. Philip School of Nursing
February 16, 2017
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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 […]
February 3, 2017
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Are you a registered nurse interested in advancing your education with a B.S.? Join us at our Open House for the RN to B.S. Program, Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. You’ll have a chance to ask questions and talk with faculty and admissions staff. Click here to register in advance.
January 18, 2017
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As part of the VCU School of Nursing 2017 Lecture Series, Marilyn H. Oermann, Ph.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN, the Thelma M. Ingles Professor of Nursing and director of evaluation and educational research at Duke University School of Nursing, presented “Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship: What Competencies Do You Need?” on Tuesday, Jan. 17. Oermann focused […]
January 18, 2017
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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU recently returned from a community service trip to Guatemala, where members provided health education to women villagers. Nine students, accompanied by Mary Falk, M.S.N, RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor, spent the week working with indigenous Mayan women who are training to be nurse midwives. The group conducted […]
January 17, 2017
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The VCU School of Nursing has extended the application deadline for both the DNP and Ph.D. programs to Wednesday, Mar. 15. Visit the application instructions page for more details.
January 17, 2017
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The VCU School of Nursing is hosting a master’s program open house on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. Come meet faculty and students and learn about our master’s program concentrations. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet the M.S. program director, concentration coordinators and current students. Register online to attend this event.
December 1, 2016
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One hundred twenty VCU School of Nursing students were selected to be inducted into the VCU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in recognition of their academic excellence. The initiation ceremony will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Phi Kappa Phi is a national honor society promoting the pursuit of excellence […]