Tag Archives: Community Health Nursing

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

May 3, 2017

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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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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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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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Students present service-learning posters

May 4, 2016

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Graduating seniors in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) presented posters this week on identifying and addressing health problems in the community. The posters represent the culmination of their service-learning projects, which involved working with seven different communities this semester. Master’s students in the family nurse practitioner and adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner concentrations also […]

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School of Nursing featured in the Sacred Heart newsletter for improving medical literacy in the community

June 17, 2015

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The VCU School of Nursing was recently featured in the Sacred Heart Center’s newsletter for an ongoing partnership designed to help improve medical literacy among Hispanics in the community, while offering service-learning experiences for nursing students. Established in the fall of 2013, the partnership between the School of Nursing and the Sacred Heart Center, a non-profit community […]

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Students Address Community Needs with Service Learning Posters

April 29, 2014

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Senior students from the traditional undergraduate nursing program presented their service-learning posters on Tuesday, April 29 in the Student Lounge. The posters were created to showcase the students’ service-learning projects that function as their final clinical experience for the Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) course. Community Health Nursing is the only service-learning course at the […]

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