Month: May 2010

Students learn basic nursing skills

This week, students in our accelerated nursing program will get a crash course in basic nursing skills. With the help of our faculty and colleagues at the VCU Health System, students will practice skills such as moving patients, inserting IVs, conducting patient assessments, taking vital signs and much more. All sessions are being held in […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2010

On May 21, the VCU School of Nursing held its annual spring Recognition Ceremony to honor our newest graduates. More than 140 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students celebrated among family and friends. During the ceremony, Kelly Fornicola, senior class leader, presented Dean Nancy Langston, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, with a check for $8,700. This year’s senior […]

VCU welcomes new accelerated nursing students

Today, the VCU School of Nursing welcomed 86 new accelerated nursing students. Students spent today attending orientation and getting to know their classmates and the School’s faculty and staff. Classes kick off May 24 for both new and second-year accelerated students.

Community Nursing Organization seeks support for upcoming Teen Summit

The VCU School of Nursing Community Nursing Organization is working with the Hayes E. Willis Health Center in Southside Richmond, Va. to sponsor a Tweens and Teen Summit. The event will be held on Aug. 28 at George Wythe High School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Summit will provide a variety of educational […]

NINR Director Presents Mahoney-Hamner Lectureship

Last week, Dr. Patricia Grady, director of the National Institute of Nursing Research, presented the MCV Alumni Association of VCU’s Mahoney-Hamner Nursing Alumni Lectureship. More than 75 alumni, students and faculty attended to event as Dr. Grady addressed Bringing Science to Life: Translational Interdisciplinary Research. During her visit to the VCU, Dr. Grady also attended […]