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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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NSWB to host fundraiser at Chipotle

April 17, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders of VCU will host a fundraiser on Tuesday, April 18 from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Chipotle restaurant located at 810 West Grace Street in Richmond. Guests are invited to bring in this flyer, show it on their smartphone or verbally express support of the cause to make sure that […]

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Nursing students participate in Mission of Mercy event

March 29, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students teamed up with School of Pharmacy students on Saturday, March 25 for the Peninsula Mission of Mercy (MOM) free dental clinic in Yorktown, Va. More than 500 area residents received free dental treatment. Students participated in triage and provided health education to patients prior to and after their dental care. Nursing […]

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NSWB participates in VCU Wellness Block Party

March 23, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU recently participated in the annual VCU Wellness Block Party at Martin Luther King Middle School in Richmond. This student-led event provided free lunch, door prizes and games as well as free health screenings and wellness resources for kids and their families. NSWB students promoted effective handwashing and hydration. […]

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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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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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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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Candace Johnson featured on VCU Division of Community Engagement website

December 6, 2016

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Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, assistant professor, is featured on the VCU Division of Community Engagement (DCE) website.. To commemorate its 10th anniversary, DCE is highlighting VCU faculty members who are exemplary community engaged scholars. Read Johnson’s profile here. Dr. Candace Johnson

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SON students participate in flu shot clinic

November 16, 2016

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VCU School of Nursing Accelerated B.S. students recently participated in a flu shot clinic for residents of all ages at Greenleigh Mobile Home Community in Chester, Va. during their Community Health Nursing class. The students administered flu vaccines and educated residents on the Zika virus. Accelerated B.S. students at Greenleigh Mobile Home Community

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