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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Lecture Held at School of Nursing

This past Friday as a part of Alumni Reunion Weekend, the VCU School of Nursing held its Legacy Lectureship in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing. School of Nursing Alumna Barbara J. Limandri, Ph.D., APRN, BC (N ’70), lectured on the topic “Every Nurse is a Psychiatric Nurse.”  Limandri is a professor at Linfield College’s Good Samaritan School […]

VCU School of Nursing and Randolph-Macon College Establish Articulation Agreement

The VCU School of Nursing and Randolph-Macon College have established an articulation agreement for honors graduates of R-MC. It is among a few such articulation agreements signed between four-year institutions. Click here to read more about it.

Nursing Student Wins PACME Award

Amy Heineman, a VCU Nursing RN-BS student, received the staff award at the recent Presidential Awards for Community Multicultural Enrichment (PACME) ceremony.  The PACME ceremony was created to recognize members of the University and Health System communities who have contributed to diversity and cross-cultural relations. The PACME awards honor individuals or organizations in the VCU […]

VCU Nursing Joins Hillside Resource Center for Ribbon Cutting

The VCU School of Nursing joined the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority and Richmond City Health District for the opening of the Hillside Resource Center on April 9. The center, located at 1615 Glenfield Avenue, is the first resource center on the city’s south side. The center is available for the underserved community to receive […]

VCU NPP Featured in Times-Dispatch Article

The VCU Neighborhood Partners Practice, a partnership between the Schools of Nursing and Dentistry, is featured in an article in today’s Times-Dispatch. Click here to read about this new model of health care.

Lana Sargent Judges IPE Case Competition, Nursing Student on Winning Team

Lana Sargent, M.S.N., RN, FNP-C, GNP-BC, clinical instructor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was part of the panel of interprofessional judges (medicine, nursing, health administration and social work) who reviewed six interprofessional team presentations at the recent VCU Interprofessional Case Competition. A VCU Nursing student was part of the team that […]

Angela Starkweather Leads Pilot Study on Scrambler Therapy for Low Back Pain

The VCU School of Nursing’s Center for Biobehavioral Clinical Research is supporting one of the first pilot studies in the nation to compare Scrambler therapy, a non-invasive technology for treating chronic pain, against placebo treatments in individuals with low back pain. Angela Starkweather, Ph.D., RN, associate professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing […]

VCU Nursing, Dentistry Hold Ribbon Cutting for New Health Center

The VCU Schools of Nursing and Dentistry held a ribbon cutting on March 27 to mark the opening of VCU Neighborhood Partners Practice, a new health center launched in partnership with Virginia Premier Health Plan Inc. to improve dental and physical health outcomes among underserved populations. Nancy F. Langston, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, ANEF, dean of the […]