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Nursing students volunteer at medical outreach event in Southwest Virginia

July 25, 2017

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Several VCU School of Nursing students and faculty members recently volunteered for the sixth year at one of the nation’s largest free medical outreach clinics. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic, held in Wise, Virginia, provided free medical care from volunteer medical professionals to approximately 2,000 medically underserved individuals. Over three days, the nursing students […]

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University of Cordoba exchange students deliver final presentation

July 20, 2017

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A group of four nursing students from the University of Cordoba (UCO) in Spain delivered their final presentation this week at the VCU School of Nursing. The UCO students participated in a four-week exchange program that provided the opportunity for them to learn about the health care system and nursing education in the U.S. During […]

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Langston Center seeking abstracts for its annual symposium

July 13, 2017

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The Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation is seeking abstract submissions for its annual symposium, titled “Patients and Practitioners: Partnering for Health,” being held Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kontos Medical Sciences Building on the MCV Campus. The symposium’s purpose is to explore ways to partner optimally with […]

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School of Nursing holds nursing camp for high school students

July 11, 2017

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Several high school students from across the state had the opportunity to learn firsthand about nursing through a summer camp offered by the VCU School of Nursing in partnership with VCU Health. Established 12 years ago, the Nursing Explorations program was created to give high school students the opportunity to explore various fields in nursing […]

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SON hosts inaugural Feierstein Lecture on advancing nursing image and practice

July 6, 2017

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The nature and scope of innovation, as well as taking an idea and advancing it from research and practice channels to implementation was the focus of the inaugural Feierstein Lecture that drew 150 students, faculty, alumni and other health care practitioners recently to the VCU School of Nursing. Nationally renowned nurse leader Michael R. Bleich, […]

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Nursing students, faculty and alumni participate in RAM outreach event

June 28, 2017

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Several VCU School of Nursing students, faculty members and alumni were among a VCU group that volunteered recently at a Remote Area Medical (RAM) outreach event held at Greensville County High School in Emporia, Virginia. School of Nursing volunteers helped with triage, health screenings, pharmacy prescriptions and other needs. During the two-day event, volunteers registered […]

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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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