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NSWB hosts bake sale to benefit local nonprofit

February 14, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU will host a bake sale now through Friday, Feb. 17, in front of Younger Auditorium at the VCU School of Nursing. Funds collected will support The Doorways, a Richmond-based nonprofit organization. Baked goods are being sold for $1 each. Future bake sales will be held: March 13-17 April 10-14 […]

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Registration now open for Nursing Reunion Weekend

February 9, 2017

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Registration is now open for the School of Nursing Reunion 2017. Classes ending in 2 and 7 and grand alumni are invited to return to campus and join their classmates, friends and fellow alumni for a weekend of fun and catching up. The reunion registration link is vcualumni.org/mcvreunion. Here you can sign up for events, […]

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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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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 recognizes 171 new graduates

December 13, 2016

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The VCU School of Nursing recognized 171 graduates Friday, Dec. 9 during the December 2016 Recognition Ceremony held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. VCU’s Fall Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Siegel Center. A highlight of the recognition ceremony was the presentation of a $3,506 check from the Accelerated B.S. class of […]

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Community Health Nursing students present service-learning posters

December 6, 2016

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Today VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) presented posters on identifying and addressing health problems in the community. The posters represent the culmination of the students’ evidence-based service-learning projects to prevent disease, as well as promote and preserve the health of populations at risk. The students worked with nine different […]

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School of Nursing faculty to discuss collaboration on how art is being used in health care

December 5, 2016

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Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs, and Carley Lovell, M.S., M.A., RN, WHNP-BC, clinical assistant professor, will conduct a presentation Thursday, Dec. 8 on how art is being used to promote health and  healing. “Community Conversation: Art & Health” will be held 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the […]

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Debra Barksdale speaks at PCORI Annual Meeting

November 21, 2016

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Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNPBC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, associate dean of academic affairs, spoke at the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Annual Meeting on Saturday, Nov. 19. The annual meeting, titled “Changing the Conversation about Health Research,” was held in National Harbor, Md. Barksdale delivered the welcome, opening remarks and introduction of Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., president and CEO of the Robert […]

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