Month: November 2008

Historic Marker Dedicated to the St. Philip School of Nursing

Below are the remarks from the dedication ceremony held to honor the St. Philip School of Nursing. Double click the black box to begin playing the movie. (You will need Quicktime Player to view the movie. It can be downloaded from here.)

Nursing students sponsor photo exhibit

On Nov. 14, VCU School of Nursing Community Health students hosted an opening for the “Getting to Know You” exhibit at the Carter Woods Gallery. Carter Woods is an apartment complex for seniors, 62 and older. Students in the class worked with Carter Woods residents to create a display featuring both current and older photographs. […]

Dr. Patty Gray honored for service

Dr. D. Patricia Gray, chair of the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems at the VCU School of Nursing, recently received the 2008 Council Service Award for her contributions to the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science. This organization is an open membership arm of the American Academy of Nursing. The service award […]

VCU LifeEvac Helicopter Lands at School of Nursing

The Clinical Learning Center (CLC) hosted airway training and intubation for the Flight crew of VCU Health Systems emergency medical transport helicopter on Tuesday, November 11th, 2008. In the spirit of multidisciplinary training, the team’s medical director, nurses, paramedics, and VCU School of Nursing students participated in planned simulations. These professionals are interested in telling […]

Dr. Pickler inducted into the American Academy of Nursing

Rita H. Pickler, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing at the VCU School of Nursing, was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing, as one of the 2008 new Fellows on Nov. 8, 2008. She was nominated for this honor by two current Academy fellows and […]