March 27, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing has strong participation at SNRS

VCU School of Nursing was well-represented at this year’s Southern Nursing Research Society annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the highlights was the presentation of a third place student poster award to Amanda Hodges, a Ph.D. student. Her topic was “Symptom Experience of Adolescents with Concussion.”  In addition to Hodges’ presentation, other SON faculty and students […]

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March 16, 2018

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Jo Robins selected for Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship

Jo Robins, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, AHN-C, FAANP, associate professor and director of the Ph.D. program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been selected to participate in a year-long Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship at the University of Arizona. The fellowship will build on her two decades of experience in integrative nursing, providing the knowledge and skills to […]

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March 13, 2018

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DNP student wins first place for poster at VCNP annual conference

Angie Smith,  AGACNP-BC (B.S.‘13/N; M.S.‘15/N), a DNP student at the VCU School of Nursing, won first place for her poster recently at the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners annual conference in Reston.  Her topic was “Improving Hypertension Management in Adults: Evaluation of Community-Based Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Intervention.”

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March 12, 2018

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Graduate programs still accepting applications for fall entry

VCU School of Nursing is still accepting applications for fall 2018 entry into its master’s and doctoral programs. The deadline is April 15. The master’s concentrations include: Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner Psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner Family nurse practitioner Adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner Nursing administration and leadership online Our doctoral programs include DNP […]

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March 7, 2018

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Debra Barksdale shares her journey from humble beginnings to nurse leader

“One of the guiding principles of my life is, ‘To whom much is given, much is required.’” What an inspiring quote from Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, associate dean of academic affairs and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing. Read a feature story on her journey from humble beginning to […]

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February 26, 2018

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STTI Gamma Omega Chapter celebrates 40 years

The Gamma Omega Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing recently hosted a wine and cheese reception to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The event was held in the Student Lounge at the School of Nursing. View scenes from the reception below.

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February 13, 2018

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VCU School of Nursing seeks alumni award nominations

VCU School of Nursing is now accepting nominations and self-nominations for the 2018 Alumni Awards that will be presented April 21 during Reunion Weekend. The categories are Outstanding Nurse Alumnus Award, Outstanding Nurse Service Award, Outstanding Nurse Practice Award, and Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award. Nominations are being accepted until March 15. Consider nominating a colleague, former student or yourself today! […]

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February 5, 2018

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School of Nursing celebrates its African American history, the legacy of St. Philip School of Nursing

In recognition of February as Black History Month, the VCU School of Nursing celebrates its history as one of the first schools in Virginia to provide nursing education to African American women. During the segregation era, MCV founded the St. Philip School of Nursing in 1920 to train African American women as nurses. The school […]

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January 28, 2018

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Nursing Students Without Borders provides health outreach to Guatemalan villagers

Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) at VCU recently returned from an annual community service trip to the Highlands Region of Guatemala, where members provided health outreach to villagers. Led by Mary Falk, M.S.N, RN, CCRN, PCCN, CNL, clinical instructor and NSWB faculty adviser, the students who attended include Paige Greene, Alicia Wickert, Kelly Hines, Kaitlyn Patterson, […]

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December 14, 2017

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VCU DNP student selected to co-chair ANA telehealth panel

VCU School of Nursing DNP student Tamara Broadnax, RN, NEA-BC, (M.S.’07/N), was selected to co-chair the National Connected Health/Telehealth Professional Issues Panel for the American Nurses Association. The panel will convene for approximately six to eight months to review and update ANA’s 12 Core Principles on Telehealth. Broadnax is director of Telemedicine at VCU Health System.

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