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Experts from different fields to confront health care challenges as Langston Center Affiliate Scholars

October 16, 2019

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By Mary Kate Brogan University Public Affairs Virginia Commonwealth University is bringing together a team of innovation, quality and safety experts for a new program to address challenges in improving health care. The Langston Center for Innovation in Quality and Safety’s Affiliate Scholars Program will induct its inaugural class of 18 members on Tuesday, Oct. 15. […]

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and students conduct back to school physical exams

August 29, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing faculty and students, along with two senior undergraduate Pioneer students, recently worked with the Richmond City Health District’s Back to School Day.  The team provided 138 school entrance physical exams to Richmond area children so that they would be able to start school on time.  RCHD staff provided required immunizations. Faculty […]

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Attention prospective students – join us at our Fall 2019 Open House

August 7, 2019

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Are you thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing knowledge? Mark your calendar to attend VCU School of Nursing’s Fall 2019 Open House set for Thursday, Oct. 17, 5-7 p.m.. Learn about our academic programs, meet faculty, staff and current students, and take a tour of our state-of-the-art facility. Register here.  

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VCU School of Nursing Ph.D. students succeed on final dissertation defenses

July 16, 2019

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Congratulations to VCU School of Nursing Ph.D. students Amber Paulus, RN, CPHQ, and Emily Cochran, RN(B.S.’12/N), on their successful final dissertation defenses. Paulus’ dissertation is titled “Factors Associated with Hospital Readmissions Among United States Dialysis Facilities” and Cochran’s dissertation is titled “Hospital Characteristics Associated with Hospital Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program Payment Penalties Across Program Years.” […]

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Jo Robins receives funding for course redesign

May 29, 2019

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Jo Robins, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, CHTP, AHN-C, an associate professor at the VCU School of Nursing, is leading a multi-disciplinary team receiving funding to redesign NURS 371: Evidence-Based Practice through the VCU Course Redesign Program, sponsored by the Office of the Provost. This new campus-wide initiative focuses on the redesign of large-enrollment, multi-section undergraduate courses using […]

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Lana Sargent selected for the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program

May 28, 2019

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Lana Sargent, Ph.D., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, was selected to represent the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health as a participant in the 2019 Butler-Williams Scholars Program. The program provides qualified health disparities researchers the opportunity to further their research through lectures, seminars and small group […]

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VCU’s DNP program moves up in the top 50 rankings

March 13, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program continues to be ranked among the nation’s best graduate programs. The program has moved up to No. 44 in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings. Read more. We’re still accepting applications for fall 2019 enrollment. Apply today! 

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VCU School of Nursing students help provide care at a free remote mobile clinic

March 8, 2019

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A group of 10 VCU School of Nursing students and three faculty members recently participated in the Remote Area Medical Clinic in Harrisonburg, Virginia. RAM is a free mobile clinic that provides medical, dental and vision care to uninsured and impoverished patients. Harrisonburg is surrounded by rural counties with reduced access to care, particularly Page […]

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VCU nursing students attend postpartum facilitator training

February 21, 2019

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Several VCU School of Nursing students recently attended the Postpartum Support Virginia facilitator training in Woodbridge, Virginia. Postpartum Support Virginia is a program that supports new and expectant mothers and their families in overcoming anxiety and depression. During Fall 2018, the students provided childcare at CHoR during meetings attended by the mothers. Through VCU Health System’s “Getting Better Together” program, […]

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Celebrating the legacy of the St. Philip School of Nursing

February 20, 2019

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In recognition of Black History Month, VCU School of Nursing celebrates the outstanding legacy of the St. Philip School of Nursing alumnae. We encourage you to check out a great feature story on the VCU home page about the school and the role it played in the university’s history. The story also includes a link to a […]

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