Month: August 2009

Advance Practice Skills – NURS 611

A new course this Fall 09 offers Advanced Practice Clinical Skills to graduate students at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Nursing. The course utilizes a rich mix of simulation and active learning in our state-of-the-art Clinical Learning Center. Skills include suturing, reading chest Xrays, arthrocentesis, and selected acute care procedures. Above, Elis Salamone NP student […]

VCU School of Nursing hosts March for Peace and a Clean Environment

In consideration of VCU’s Year of the Environment (2009-2010 academic year), and the World March for Peace and Non-Violence (Oct. 2, 2009), the VCU School of Nursing is sponsoring a 3.2 mile ‘March for Peace and a Clean Environment’ on Oct. 2 at Noon. The walk will leave from the front of the School of […]

WTVR 6 at Fan Free Clinic

VCU School of Nursing students conducted physical exams while Fan Free Clinic staff completed immunizations for children at the free back-to-school day. WTVR 6 interviewed VCU’s Dr. Pickler.

VCU School of Nursing launches inaugural lecture series

During the 2009-10 academic year, the VCU School of Nursing will launch the inaugural VCU Nursing Lecture Series. While the lecture series is new, the School has a proud history of bringing notable names in nursing to the School to give lectures. “The VCU School of Nursing honors this proud legacy of shared vision and […]

VCU School of Nursing selected by the National Institue of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health for P30 Center of Excellence in Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management Grant

The National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health has awarded funding to the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing for its P30 Center of Excellence in Biobehavioral Approaches to Symptom Management. This five-year award has as its major goals to: expand biobehavioral research capacity for scientists conducting nursing research by centralizing research resources […]