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Thomas Jefferson HS Volunteer Activity

Angela Starkweather, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Adult Primary and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Programs at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing volunteered her time to provide health assessments for the boys basketball team at Thomas Jefferson High School. “This is a great opportunity to interact with young athletes and help them identify ways […]

Una Vida Sana: Assessing and improving the health status of Richmond’s hispanic community through health professional student service learning

Una Vida Sana is a service learning student organization that provides health screening to the Hispanic community in Richmond. Students from the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy work with faculty from each school, language interpreter students from the VCU Health System, and the lay health promoter program from CrossOver Ministries, Inc. to provide health […]

Salvation Army Family Fun Night 2010

With rates of obesity on the rise, educating families on the importance of good nutrition and exercise is increasingly important. The VCU School of Nursing and the School’s Community Nursing Organization (CNO) are reaching out to the community to educate parents and kids about good health and to provide the tools to live healthier lives. […]

Senior nursing students participate in multidisciplinary simulation

Recently, senior nursing students participated in a multidisciplinary simulation exercise in the School’s Clinical Learning Center (CLC). With the help of volunteers from Westminster Canterbury role playing as patients, students were evaluated on their ability to delegate and prioritize care. They were joined by students from the School of Pharmacy, the School of Social Work […]