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School of Nursing hosts successful blood drive and bone marrow registration

September 12, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing’s Council for Community Collaborations hosted a Blood Drive and Bone Marrow Registry event this week as part of our community outreach efforts. Thank you to all of the faculty, staff, students and volunteers who supported this event, as well as event partners the American Red Cross and Be The Match! Forty-four […]

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Red Cross blood drive and Be the Match Registry on Sept. 10

September 2, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing’s Council for Community Collaborations is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 10, noon to 5 p.m., in Room 2001B at the school, located at 1100 E. Leigh Street in Richmond.  Be the Match – Bone Marrow Transplant Registry information will also be available! Please consider signing up to […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and students conduct back to school physical exams

August 29, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and students, along with two senior undergraduate Pioneer students, recently worked with the Richmond City Health District’s Back to School Day.  The team provided 138 school entrance physical exams to Richmond area children so that they would be able to start school on time.  RCHD staff provided required immunizations. Faculty […]

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School of Nursing Staff Assembly volunteers at the Church Hill House

May 16, 2019

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Several members of VCU School of Nursing’s Staff Assembly recently volunteered during a luncheon for residents at the Church Hill House, one of the school’s Richmond Health and Wellness program partners. Volunteers included Demmie Pennix, human resources administrator; LaToya Blizzard, faculty affairs coordinator; Delores Armstrong, finance and human resources director; Erica Edler, clinical placement coordinator; […]

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VCU School of Nursing students help provide care at a free remote mobile clinic

March 8, 2019

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A group of 10 VCU School of Nursing students and three faculty members recently participated in the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Harrisonburg, Virginia. RAM is a free mobile clinic that provides medical, dental and vision care to uninsured and impoverished patients. Harrisonburg is surrounded by rural counties with reduced access to care, particularly Page […]

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VCU nursing students attend postpartum facilitator training

February 21, 2019

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Several VCU School of Nursing students recently attended the Postpartum Support Virginia facilitator training in Woodbridge, Virginia. Postpartum Support Virginia is a program that supports new and expectant mothers and their families in overcoming anxiety and depression. During Fall 2018, the students provided childcare at CHoR during meetings attended by the mothers. Through VCU Health System’s “Getting Better Together” program, […]

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Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU provides health outreach in Guatemala

January 29, 2019

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Several members of Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU recently returned from an annual community service trip to the Highlands Region of Guatemala, where they provided health outreach to villagers. Led by Tammy Williams, Ph.D., M.S., RN, and Juliane Milburn, Ph.D., RN, both clinical assistant professors, the students built three brick clean cookstoves for families […]

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Mary Kay Goldschmidt named to national advisory panel for health security preparedness

November 5, 2018

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Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named to the National Advisory Panel for the National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI), a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation managed program designed to assess  preparedness for managing health emergencies. The NHSPI creates composite scores for measuring national and […]

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School of Nursing to host blood donation and bone marrow registry drive Sept. 10

August 20, 2018

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In giving back to the community as part of its 125th anniversary activities, the VCU School of Nursing is hosting a blood donation and bone marrow registry drive on Monday, Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Lounge. Help us save lives by donating blood and/or signing up for the bone […]

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Nursing students volunteer at free medical clinic in Emporia

July 6, 2018

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Several VCU School of Nursing seniors and a faculty member were among a VCU group that volunteered recently at a two-day Remote Area Medical (RAM) outreach event held in Emporia, Virginia. RAM is an organization that helps coordinate free health care events throughout the country, providing patients with the option to be seen by multiple […]

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