May 3, 2017

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

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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May 3, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing recognizes two retiring faculty members

The VCU School of Nursing recently recognized two retiring faculty members, Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC, clinical assistant professor and coordinator of the RN to B.S. program, and Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs. Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing, presented each of […]

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May 2, 2017

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School of Nursing students participate in elementary school registration event

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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May 2, 2017

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Nursing students present Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders conference

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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May 1, 2017

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Senior class to hold Flying Squirrels fundraiser

The senior class is selling tickets for a Flying Squirrels fundraiser being held on Thursday, May 4. Game tickets are $8 each. For each ticket sold, part of the proceeds will go towards the senior class gift, which provides a scholarship for a nursing student. Tickets are being sold through Tuesday, May 2. For tickets […]

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April 27, 2017

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Beth Elias selected to serve as co-chair of TIGER committee

Beth Elias, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor, has been selected to serve as co-chair of the Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform (TIGER) committee. Developed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, TIGER is a grassroots initiative focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. TIGER aims to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into […]

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April 21, 2017

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Nancy Jallo elected chair of Physicians for Peace

Nancy Jallo, Ph.D., RNC, FNP-BC, WHNP-BC, CNS, associate professor, is the first nurse to be elected chair of the Physicians for Peace (PFP) Board of Directors. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., PFP is a nonprofit corporation with partner locations in Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Malawi. PFP partners with communities in underserved regions globally […]

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April 20, 2017

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Jean Giddens is the newly elected president of VACN

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean and professor at the VCU School of Nursing, is the newly elected president of the Virginia Association of Colleges of Nursing (VACN).  VACN’s mission is to advance the quality of baccalaureate and graduate nursing education in Virginia in order to improve health care. Membership is comprised of nursing deans […]

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April 19, 2017

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Nursing students to present Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders conference

VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) will present the conference “Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders” on Friday, April 28 from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m. in room 1011. Enjoy light refreshments while you learn more about PMADs, watch a film and hear from professionals about the resources available for patients.

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April 19, 2017

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

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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