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SON hosts lecture on patient-centered care in Swiss acute care hospitals

June 21, 2017

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As part of the Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation Lecture Series, Stefanie Bachnick, M.S.N., RN, research assistant and Ph.D. student at the Institute of Nursing Science in Basel, Switzerland, presented “Patient-centered Care in Swiss Acute Care Hospitals: Results of a Cross-sectional Multi-center Study” on June 20. Bachnick focused on clinicians’ roles in communicating […]

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School of Nursing faculty present at 2017 NINR Center Directors Meeting

May 31, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing was recently invited to present a poster delineating the accomplishments, activities, outcomes and sustainability of the Center for Biobehavioral Clinical Research (CBCR) at the 2017 National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Center Directors Meeting in Bethesda, Maryland. Poster authors included Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., RN, associate professor; R.K. Elswick, Jr., Ph.D., […]

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Deborah McGuire serves on Oncology Nursing Society panel

May 25, 2017

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Deborah McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean for Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, served on a mock National Institutes of Health-style grant review panel for the Oncology Nursing Society’s Oncology Nurse Scientist Intensive on May 3. McGuire was one of four nationally competitively selected faculty members to serve on the panel. The faculty panel reviewed the grant applications of 10 […]

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SON hosts lecture on biobehavioral nursing research

May 25, 2017

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As part of the VCU School of Nursing 2017 Lecture Series, Pamela H. Mitchell, Ph.D., RN, FAHA, FAAN, executive associate dean and professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems at the University of Washington School of Nursing, presented “Biobehavioral Nursing Research: Global Opportunities and Challenges” on May 23. Mitchell focused on the interactions […]

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes 167 new graduates

May 15, 2017

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The VCU School of Nursing recognized 167 graduates Friday, May 12 during the Spring 2017 Recognition Ceremony held at the Siegel Center. VCU’s Spring Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, May 13 at the Richmond Coliseum. A highlight of the recognition ceremony was the presentation of a $1,016 check from the Traditional B.S. class of 2017. […]

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School of Nursing students participate in elementary school registration event

May 2, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) recently participated in Kindergarten Registration Day at G.H. Reid Elementary School in Richmond. The students provided health education using the “9-5-2-1-0” mnemonic during the registration day fair. They also assisted school nurse Jeanne Yeager, RN (B.S.’83/N) in reviewing health forms and vaccination records to […]

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Nursing students present Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders conference

May 2, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) held the “Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs)” conference April 28 in collaboration with the Richmond City Health District (RCHD). The nursing students worked with Laurinda Davis, RN, maternal health director with RCHD, to host the conference and create awareness of this serious mental […]

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Senior class to hold Flying Squirrels fundraiser

May 1, 2017

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The senior class is selling tickets for a Flying Squirrels fundraiser being held on Thursday, May 4. Game tickets are $8 each. For each ticket sold, part of the proceeds will go towards the senior class gift, which provides a scholarship for a nursing student. Tickets are being sold through Tuesday, May 2. For tickets […]

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Nursing students to present Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders conference

April 19, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) will present the conference “Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders” on Friday, April 28 from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. in room 1011. Enjoy light refreshments while you learn more about PMADs, watch a film and hear from professionals about the resources available for patients.

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Senior class to hold paint night fundraiser

April 17, 2017

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The senior class is holding a paint night fundraiser on Friday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. at Wine & Design located at 2707 West Broad Street in Richmond. For each ticket purchased $15 will be donated to the senior class gift. Use code “VCU” to register online.

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