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Ph.D. student publishes article in renal care news magazine

June 20, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing Ph.D. student Amber Paulus, B.S.N., RN, CPHQ, recently published an article in Nephrology News & Issues. The article, titled “Closing the Information Gap: Health Information Exchange in Dialysis,” focuses on patients with end-stage renal disease and their need for frequent, ongoing dialysis care. Read the entire article here. Amber Paulus, B.S.N., […]

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Alumna Dawn Adams wins Democratic nomination for the Virginia House of Delegates 68th District

June 15, 2017

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Alumna Dawn M. Adams, DNP, ANP-BC, CHC (Cert.‘99/N), director of the Office of Integrated Health at the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, won the Democratic nomination this week for the Virginia House of Delegates 68th District. Adams has been an advocate for healthy communities for over 30 years. In her current role, […]

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VCU Nursing deans named NLN Academy of Nursing Education fellows

June 7, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean, and Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, professor and associate dean of academic affairs, will be inducted into the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education at the league’s annual summit in September. Giddens and Barksdale are among 15 […]

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Shelly Orr to serve as president for Richmond Chapter of AACN

June 5, 2017

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Shelly Orr, M.S.N., RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor with the VCU School of Nursing, will become president of the Greater Richmond Area Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for the 2017-2018 year. Orr has been serving as president-elect of the association.

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Mary Falk graduates from Teaching in Medical Education Faculty Fellows Program

June 1, 2017

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Mary Falk, M.S.N., RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor with the VCU School of Nursing, graduated from the Teaching in Medical Education Faculty Fellows Program (TiME) offered through the VCU School of Education. The TiME Program seeks to develop teaching expertise and excellence in faculty who are primarily trained as clinicians. Falk is the first […]

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Nursing students to participate in the 2017 Cordoba Exchange Program

May 5, 2017

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Four VCU School of Nursing students have been selected to participate in the “Nursing in Spain” program, also known as the Cordoba Program. Kaitlin Boyden, Erin Dymon, Staci Fraley and Amy Heng will travel to Cordoba, Spain to participate in a three-week observational experience. They will learn about Spain’s community-based health care system, the role […]

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Art of Nursing program featured in Style Weekly

May 5, 2017

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The Art of Nursing program, a collaboration between the VCU School of Nursing, VCU Department of Art Education and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, was recently featured in Style Weekly. Carley Lovell, M.S., M.A., RN, WHNP-BC, clinical assistant professor, oversees the program, which focuses on using art to promote health and healing. Read the […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty members serve on Richmond VCNP Board of Directors

May 4, 2017

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Rachel Cloutier, M.S., RN, ACNP-BC, clinical instructor, recently became president of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Richmond Region Board of Directors. Cloutier had previously been president-elect of the board. Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, clinical assistant professor and director of the DNP program, was appointed chair of the Government Relations Committee. Both terms begin in May 2017.

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes two retiring faculty members

May 3, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing recently recognized two retiring faculty members, Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, clinical assistant professor and coordinator of the RN to B.S. program, and Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing, presented each of […]

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Beth Elias selected to serve as co-chair of TIGER committee

April 27, 2017

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Beth Elias, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor, has been selected to serve as co-chair of the Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) committee. Developed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, TIGER is a grassroots initiative focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. TIGER aims to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into […]

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