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Student Nurses Association sponsors food drive for local nonprofit

February 8, 2017

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The VCU Student Nurses Association is sponsoring a food drive to benefit The Doorways. The Doorways provides affordable accommodations for people who live outside of Richmond and need to be near our area hospitals. The most needed items are cereal, snacks, pasta, peanut butter, canned vegetables, apple sauce, diced fruit, canned tuna, crackers, coffee, oil, […]

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Students prep for exam at NCLEX Cafe

October 5, 2016

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On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the School of Nursing invited approximately 90 seniors from the NURS 496 class to the Student Lounge for the NCLEX Cafe. Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, coordinated the event to give students the opportunity to review the NCLEX exam […]

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Panel Discussion Explores Diversity in Health Care Education and Practice

February 27, 2015

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In celebration of Black History Month, the VCU School of Nursing’s Cultural Action Committee recently brought together experts from the university and greater Richmond community for the Jackie Jackson Memorial Cultural Diversity Lecture. Featuring a panel discussion on “Diversity Now: 21st Century Health Care Education and Practice,” the event kicked off with a leading address […]

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Dr. Pam Parsons Quoted in Online Magazine Article

February 11, 2015

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Pam Parsons, Ph.D., RN, GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement and the Judith B. Collins and Joseph M. Teefey Distinguished Professor, was quoted in an article for Boomer Magazine online. The article covers many facets of healthy living tips for boomers. Parsons is also the project director of the Richmond Health and Wellness Program at […]

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Three Faculty Selected for Intramural Grant Awards

February 10, 2015

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The Office of Research is pleased to announce the following recipients of the School of Nursing Intramural Grants Program (IGP) for the fall of 2014. The program was created to fund pilot work that will help faculty members prepare for the submission of larger external grants. Award winners and their projects include: Lisa Brown, Ph.D., […]

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New Nursing Education Blog is Now Live

February 9, 2015

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The VCU School of Nursing Education Blog has launched and can be accessed at http://wp.vcu.edu/nursingeducation/ and from within the SON Blackboard site: School Wide Information > Blogs. This new resource includes information related to quality matters standards, faculty development opportunities and posts on a variety of educational topics. Read about some of the ways your colleagues […]

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Holly Buchanan Featured in Online ALT Lab Video

February 2, 2015

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Holly Buchanan, D.N.P., M.S., ANP-BC, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was recently featured in an online teaching collaborative video through the Academic Learning Transformation (ALT) Lab. The ALT Lab invites faculty to participate in professional learning communities meant to enhance their ability to inquire, imagine, inspire, engage, facilitate, create, […]

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Nursing Students Without Borders Provide Health Education and Screenings to Guatemalan Women

January 23, 2015

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Nursing Students Without Borders of VCU (NSWB of VCU) recently returned from a community service trip to Guatemala, where they provided health screenings and education to women villagers. Thirteen students, accompanied by Genevieve Beaird, M.S., RNC-OB, assistant director of the Clinical Learning Center, traveled in conjunction with the Highland Support Project and were paired with the Association of […]

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VCU Nursing Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

January 23, 2015

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The VCU School of Nursing recently welcomed the following new faculty and staff: Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S., NP-C, RN, has joined as an assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems. She most recently served as an assistant professor in the Department of Organizational Systems and Adult Health in the program of […]

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School of Nursing Staff Assembly Sponsors Local Family For Christmas

January 8, 2015

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This past holiday, the VCU School of Nursing Staff Assembly Volunteer Committee sponsored a local family through the Henrico Christmas Mother’s fund. The committee collected donations from School of Nursing faculty and staff, making it possible for the family of five to have a memorable Christmas. More than $400 was raised to provide the family […]

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