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The Clinical Learning Center

Double click the picture below to listen to an enhanced podcast of our state-of-the-science Clinical Learning Center. You can also download this and other podcasts from the School of Nursing VCU iTunes page:

A month in Tanzania

I grew up in rural Southwest Virginia in what was affectionately called “the sticks” We had our own goats we milked every night. We had our own organic garden long before it was popular. I played in clothes that were made by my mother or hand-me-downs from one of my older siblings. By the time […]

Dr. Younger quoted in article on nursing ethics

Janet Younger, Ph.D., associate dean for academic programs with the VCU School of Nursing, was quoted in a recent article on nursing ethics. Entitled It’s unprofessional not to question the questionable, the article appeared in the summer issue of Nursing in Virginia.

Dr. Mary Jo Grap selected for national research award

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) has selected Mary Jo Grap, Ph.D. for the 2009 Distinguished Research Lecture award. Dr. Grap is a professor in the VCU School of Nursing’s Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems. AACN presents this annual award to a nationally recognized nurse researcher. Congratulations Dr. Grap!

VCU School of Nursing in Seattle!

Robin Hills, MS, RNC, WHNP, Clinical Assistant Professor in the VCU School of Nursing is presenting a poster at the Emerging Technologies in Nurse Education Conference in Seattle, Washington July 13th -15th. The title of her poster is “Using Clicker Technology to Promote Effective Team Process in the Classroom Setting” You can read more about […]

Dr. Cheng Presenting at Sigma Theta Tau International Congress

On July 10th and 11th, Ching-Yu Cheng, PhD, RN will present 1 poster and 2 paper presentations at the Sigma Theta Tau International 19th International Nursing Research Congress in Suntec City, Singapore. The poster is: “Reliability and validity of the organizational climate questionnaire among hospital nurses in Taiwan” The presentations are: “Common physical health conditions […]