Month: July 2016

Nursing students and alumni volunteer at nation’s largest medical outreach event

Several VCU School of Nursing students, alumni and a faculty member were among a VCU group that volunteered recently at the nation’s largest free medical outreach event held in Wise, Va. The RAM clinic (Remote Area Medical) provides free medical care to more than 2,000 medically underserved individuals from Southwest Virginia, West Virginia and Tennessee.  […]

DNP student selected as VCHI Fellow

The Virginia Center for Health Innovation (VCHI) announced this week that Tamara Broadnax, RN, NEA-BC (M.S.’07/N), a DNP student at the VCU School of Nursing and director of Telemedicine at VCU Health, has been selected as an Innovation Fellow. Her fellowship will run from July 15 to Dec. 15, 2016. Innovation Fellows serve as “engagement […]

DNP student publishes article on opioid safety

DNP student Peggie Powell, M.S.N., APRN, FNP-BC, recently published an article on the Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety blog. Powell is a family nurse practitioner at VCU Community Memorial Hospital Pain Management Services, an affiliate of VCU Health, in South Hill, Va.

VCU School of Nursing receives grant to increase nurses in community-based clinics

A roughly $800,000 grant will allow the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing to implement a program to increase the number of nurses in community-based clinical sites that provide care to underserved populations. The two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration will increase nursing students’ clinical experience in […]