March 8, 2019

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

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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February 27, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing alumnus to be honored by American College of Healthcare Executives

VCU School of Nursing alumnus Kenneth White, AGACNP-BC, ACHPN, FACHE, FAAN (B.S.’95/N; M.S.’95/N; Ph.D.’96/HP), associate dean for strategic partnerships and innovation at the University of Virginia School of Nursing, will receive the Gold Medal Award for 2019 from the American College of Healthcare Executives at its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership in Chicago next month. A former health […]

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February 21, 2019

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VCU nursing students attend postpartum facilitator training

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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February 20, 2019

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Celebrating the legacy of the St. Philip School of Nursing

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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February 13, 2019

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VCU School of Nursing dean elected to national nursing association board

Jean Giddens, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, professor and dean of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing, was elected to serve a two-year term as a board member at-large of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The 11-member board of directors serves as the governing body for AACN. The national voice for academic nursing, AACN is comprised of […]

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February 5, 2019

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VCU Alumni embarks on its first international tour

The VCU Alumni office has embarked on its first tour, ELEVATE (Expanding Leadership, Enrichment and Volunteerism for Alumni Through Engagement)! The 23-city international tour brings new opportunities and programming to elevate the alumni experience. Alumni in each tour stop can select from a schedule packed with cultural excursions, family-friendly outings, industry networking sessions and memorable social events. You won’t want […]

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January 29, 2019

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Nursing Students Without Borders at VCU provides health outreach in Guatemala

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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January 17, 2019

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Shelly Smith receives two advisory appointments

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC (M.S.’01/N), clinical assistant professor and DNP program director at the VCU School of Nursing, was appointed to the Virginia Center for Health Innovation Advisory Board and the Powhatan County School Health Advisory Committee.

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January 7, 2019

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Join us at our spring 2019 open house for academic programs

Are you thinking of becoming a nurse or advancing your nursing knowledge? Mark your calendar to attend the VCU School of Nursing Spring 2019 Open House on Tuesday, February 12 at 5 p.m. Meet the admissions team, program directors and current students while learning about our academic programs. Register here! https://docs.google.com/…/1FAIpQLSewfC1oVJF56NLDvC…/viewform

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December 19, 2018

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Shelly Orr receives grant from the VCU Johnson Center

Shelly Orr, Ph.D., RN, CNE, clinical assistant professor at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received a $49,219 grant from the VCU Johnson Center for Critical Care and Pulmonary Research. Orr is co-principal investigator with Brian Cassel, Ph.D., associate professor at the School of Medicine, on a project titled “Giving voice to those who are […]

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