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VCU School of Nursing 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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Alumna Deborah Raines discusses her NICU research with BYU Radio

May 26, 2017

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Alumna Deborah Raines, Ed.S., RN, ANEF (Ph.D.’92/N), was recently interviewed on Brigham Young University (BYU) Radio’s” Top of the Mind with Julie Rose” program. Raines discussed her research on using simulation with parents preparing to bring a baby home from the NICU. Her research was originally published in The American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing in […]

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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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Senior nursing student Camille Brenke featured on VCU News Center for undergraduate research project

May 3, 2017

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Senior nursing student Camille Brenke is featured in a VCU News Center story about some of the student researchers who participated in the annual Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity. Brenke discussed her research on heart health, gender and race, and how she worked on the project with her mentor, Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., […]

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Alumnus Andrew Harris featured on VCU News Center for his mindfulness research

April 19, 2017

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Andrew Harris, RN (B.S.’16/N), clinical nurse at VCU Medical Center’s Acute Care Oncology Unit, was recently featured on the VCU News Center for his study on the barriers health care professionals face in practicing mindfulness. Through the project, Harris surveyed health care professional students who had taken a VCU class on mindfulness within the past […]

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Victoria Menzies receives CCTR grant

April 7, 2017

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Victoria Menzies, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, has been awarded a $25,680 grant from the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Endowment Fund for her research project, “Metabolic Snapshot in women with fibromyalgia: a secondary analysis.”  Menzies will study […]

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Langston Quality Scholars team to present at a National Academy of Medicine Workshop

March 16, 2017

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The Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation recently graduated its first cohort of Langston Quality Scholars. One of the teams has been invited to present Thursday, April 6 at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) workshop “Exploring a Business Case for High-Value Continuing Professional Development (CPD).” Amy Dean, RN, nurse clinician at VCU Health, and […]

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Debbie McGuire serves on National Cancer Institute subcommittee

March 9, 2017

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Debbie McGuire, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, associate dean of Research, Scholarship, and Innovation, recently served on the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Subcommittee F (study section) reviewing cancer research training and education grants. The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, […]

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Theresa Swift-Scanlan appointed to CCTR Endowment Fund Research Advisory Committee

February 16, 2017

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Theresa Swift-Scanlan, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems and the Ellen Fontaine Winston Distinguished Professor, has been appointed to VCU’s Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Endowment Fund Research Advisory Committee. Under the CCTR Endowment Fund program, investigators may apply for money to support all stages of […]

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