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School of Nursing Staff Assembly volunteers at the Church Hill House

May 16, 2019

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Several members of VCU School of Nursing’s Staff Assembly recently volunteered during a luncheon for residents at the Church Hill House, one of the school’s Richmond Health and Wellness program partners. Volunteers included Demmie Pennix, human resources administrator; LaToya Blizzard, faculty affairs coordinator; Delores Armstrong, finance and human resources director; Erica Edler, clinical placement coordinator; […]

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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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Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU provides health outreach in Guatemala

January 29, 2019

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Several members of Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU recently returned from an annual community service trip to the Highlands Region of Guatemala, where they provided health outreach to villagers. Led by Tammy Williams, Ph.D., M.S., RN, and Juliane Milburn, Ph.D., RN, both clinical assistant professors, the students built three brick clean cookstoves for families […]

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Mary Kay Goldschmidt named to national advisory panel for health security preparedness

November 5, 2018

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Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named to the National Advisory Panel for the National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI), a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation managed program designed to assess  preparedness for managing health emergencies. The NHSPI creates composite scores for measuring national and […]

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School of Nursing to host blood donation and bone marrow registry drive Sept. 10

August 20, 2018

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In giving back to the community as part of its 125th anniversary activities, the VCU School of Nursing is hosting a blood donation and bone marrow registry drive on Monday, Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Lounge. Help us save lives by donating blood and/or signing up for the bone […]

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Nursing students volunteer at free medical clinic in Emporia

July 6, 2018

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Several VCU School of Nursing seniors and a faculty member were among a VCU group that volunteered recently at a two-day Remote Area Medical (RAM) outreach event held in Emporia, Virginia. RAM is an organization that helps coordinate free health care events throughout the country, providing patients with the option to be seen by multiple […]

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Richmond Health and Wellness Program receives VCU’s top community partnerships award

May 29, 2018

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The Richmond Health and Wellness Program, led by Pam Parsons, GNP-BC, FNAP (M.S.’83/N; Ph.D. ’04/N), director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, received the top award recently at VCU’s annual celebration of community partnerships. The program received the Council for Community Engagement’s Currents of Change Award. RHWP also received the honor for […]

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Nursing Students Without Borders provides health outreach to Guatemalan villagers

January 28, 2018

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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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VCU Nursing joins community partners in offering free flu shots

November 16, 2017

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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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