December 8, 2017

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Alumna Kimberly Jarrelle presents on an invention to improve cesarean outcomes

VCU School of Nursing alumna Kimberly Jarrelle, RNC-OB (B.S.’11/N; M.S.’16/N), associate chief nursing officer at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, returned to her alma mater this week to present on an invention designed to improve outcomes for mothers and babies following a cesarean section. Students, faculty, staff  and other health care practitioners attended the event, held in Room […]

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December 6, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing students participate in HealthHacks competition

Six VCU School of Nursing students in the accelerated class graduating December 2017 participated in VCU’s second annual HealthHacks in early November.  Similar in structure to computer-coding focused hackathons, HealthHacks is a design sprint where students work in interdisciplinary teams to develop proposed solutions for unmet medical needs that are presented by medical practitioners. The […]

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November 16, 2017

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VCU Nursing joins community partners in offering free flu shots

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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November 8, 2017

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Beth Rodgers receives VNF Leadership Excellence Award

Beth Rodgers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was the awarded the Virginia Nurses Foundation 2017 Leadership Excellence Award in the Nurse Educator category. The award recognizes nurses for their commitment to the advancement of nursing knowledge. […]

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October 30, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing honors donors at annual Cabaniss Society Dinner

VCU School of Nursing recently held its 23rd Annual Sadie Heath Cabaniss Society Dinner at the Jefferson Hotel to honor donors who have made significant contributions to the school. More than 120 faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends were on hand for the event, which included a reception, dinner, a funding priorities update and awards. […]

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October 26, 2017

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Dawn Goldstein named 2017-2018 Clinical Scholar

Dawn Goldstein, Ph.D., RN, PMHNP-BC, CCM, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, has been selected as the 2017-2018 Clinical Scholar.  The Clinical Scholars program enhances the expertise of clinical faculty through supporting scholarly projects in teaching and clinical practice. Goldstein’s project will be “Telehealth Simulation: Innovative education in graduate nursing curricula.”

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October 19, 2017

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

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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October 17, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing welcomes new Clinical Learning Center director

Kimberly Curry-Lourenco, Ph.D., M.S.N., M.Ed., RN, CHSE, has joined the VCU School of Nursing as clinical assistant professor and director of the Clinical Learning Center. She mostly recently served as associate professor and coordinator of instruction and technology at the Beazley School of Nursing, Tidewater Community College. Curry-Lourenco earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in […]

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October 10, 2017

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NSWB volunteers for health outreach with Una Vida Sana

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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October 3, 2017

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VCU School of Nursing hosts Growth4VA press conference

VCU School of Nursing’s Clinical Learning Center (CLC) was the site of a press conference recently to announce the university’s support of the newly launched Growth4VA campaign. Growth4VA will focus on promoting reform and reinvestment in Virginia’s top-ranked higher education system. The campaign, backed by a partnership of higher education and business leaders, focuses on […]

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