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VCU School of Nursing among top 50 graduate schools nationwide

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.   

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Kimberly Davis develops interprofessional care coordination certificate program

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 […]

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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 […]

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School of Nursing to host RN to B.S. Open House

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.

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SON hosts lecture on excellence in teaching and scholarship

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 […]

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NSWB provides health education to Guatemalan women

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 […]

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DNP and PhD application deadline extended

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.

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Master’s program open house Jan. 25

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.

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VCU School of Nursing students selected to be inducted into VCU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

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 […]

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Lana Sargent and Elizabeth Miles publish article in Nurse Educator and develop video abstract

November 28, 2016

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Lana Sargent, M.S.N., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, assistant professor, and Elizabeth Miles, eLearning developer, recently published an article in Nurse Educator focused on the use of tablet technology for learning. The article identifies the most effective models for integrating new technology, such as iPads, into the classroom and understanding its effects on educational outcomes. Sargent and […]

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