Nineteen SON students and three medical assistants from the Nelson Clinic recently attended doula training led by Susan Lindner, M.S.N., RNC-OB, clinical assistant professor. As part of the school’s community engagement efforts, the doulas currently provide care for mothers at VCU Health and the Richmond City Health Department. Future plans include volunteering at the American College of Nurse Midwives Conference, Virginia section, which will be held at the School of Nursing on Nov. 5. The following SON students participated in the doula training: Emily Latham, Kelsey Lumpkins, Joni Duerme, Kendra Jones, Christina Crowley, Becky Sease, Millicent Fulk, Ellen Geho, Heather Stephenson, Kelly O’Beirne, Maggie Harwell, Hannah Nelson, Ashley Andersen, Natalie DeSisto, Christie Allen, Regan Murphy, Justina Hwee, Lee Howell, and Sonja Lokensgard.

 
SON students at doula training

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