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VCU Nursing joins community partners in offering free flu shots

November 16, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recently partnered with 7th District City Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille, Bon Secours Richmond Health System, Richmond City Health District, and the Instructive Visiting Nurse Association to offer city residents free flu shots. Students and faculty administered the vaccinations at the Sarah Garland Jones Center in the East End. Below are photos of […]

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Sigma Theta Tau hosts From Boots to Suits clothing drive for veterans

October 19, 2017

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The Gamma Omega Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (SSTI), is hosting a clothing drive in collaboration with VCU Health System on Veteran’s Day, Friday, Nov. 1 from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front lobby of the VCU School of Nursing, and at VCU Health System at the top level […]

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NSWB volunteers for health outreach with Una Vida Sana

October 10, 2017

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Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) at VCU recently partnered with Una Vida Sana, an interdisciplinary service-learning initiative, to provide health screenings to Richmond’s Hispanic community at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. NSWB members collaborated with students from the Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine to conduct health screenings, including blood pressure and cholesterol tests.

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VCU School of Nursing participates in WE CARE Festival

August 16, 2017

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Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently shared health tips with attendees at the 11th Annual WE CARE Festival, the Northside’s largest event dedicated to health, wellness and community empowerment.  The festival’s name is an acronym for wellness, education, community awareness and resident empowerment. Johnson conducted blood pressure […]

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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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Pam Parsons discusses community engagement program for Impact magazine

July 3, 2017

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Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, is featured in Impact magazine, the donor publication of VCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations. She discussed her work with the Richmond Health and Wellness Program, a community-based, care coordination program focused on improving the health of indigent, […]

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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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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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