VCU School of Nursing

Educating nurses from entry-level through the doctorate. Ranked in the top 4% of undergraduate nursing programs nationally.

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Alumnae receive OurHealth magazine annual best bedside manner awards

Twelve VCU School of Nursing alumnae received the 2016 Best Bedside Manner Awards presented by OurHealth magazine. OurHealth publishes print and digital editions to specific communities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This award honors medical providers who were voted by the local community for their kindness, empathy and attentiveness. 2016 Best Bedside Manner Awards winners […]

Patricia Kinser accepted into Society of Behavioral Medicine Leadership Institute

Patricia Kinser, Ph.D., RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP, assistant professor, has been accepted into the 2017–2018 Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) Leadership Institute. The year-long program is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and experience of mid-career leaders. Fellows will develop their own self-identified leadership projects, and receive one-on-one coaching from professional coaches and peer-group mentoring from SBM […]

Pam Parsons selected for new Equity and Health Fellowship

Richmond Memorial Health Foundation (RMHF) this week announced that Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, is one 18 individuals from across the greater Richmond region selected to participate in a new Equity and Health Fellowship. The Fellows are charged with helping RMHF develop an equity […]

VCU School of Nursing recognizes 171 new graduates

The VCU School of Nursing recognized 171 graduates Friday, Dec. 9 during the December 2016 Recognition Ceremony held at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. VCU’s Fall Commencement Exercises were held Saturday, Dec. 10 at the Siegel Center. A highlight of the recognition ceremony was the presentation of a $3,506 check from the Accelerated B.S. class of […]

Master’s students featured in VCU News Center graduation article

VCU School of Nursing master’s students Kim Jarrelle (B.S.’11/N) and Janet Makris (B.S.’15/N) are featured in a VCU graduation story about some of the remarkable students who will be receiving their degrees at commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10. Both are in the nursing administration and leadership concentration of the master’s program and they’re RN to […]

Beth Elias featured in Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society online newsletter

Beth Elias, Ph.D., M.S., associate professor, was recently profiled as an IT expert in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) online newsletter. The profile describes a clinician’s role in IT planning, implementation, ongoing management, evaluation and outcomes. HIMSS leads endeavors optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through the use of information technology.

Community Health Nursing students present service-learning posters

Today VCU School of Nursing students in Community Health Nursing (NURS 416) presented posters on identifying and addressing health problems in the community. The posters represent the culmination of the students’ evidence-based service-learning projects to prevent disease, as well as promote and preserve the health of populations at risk. The students worked with nine different […]

Candace Johnson featured on VCU Division of Community Engagement website

Candace Johnson, Ph.D., M.P.H., RN, assistant professor, is featured on the VCU Division of Community Engagement (DCE) website.. To commemorate its 10th anniversary, DCE is highlighting VCU faculty members who are exemplary community engaged scholars. Read Johnson’s profile here. Dr. Candace Johnson

School of Nursing faculty to discuss collaboration on how art is being used in health care

Jeanne Walter, Ph.D., RN, FAAMA, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs, and Carley Lovell, M.S., M.A., RN, WHNP-BC, clinical assistant professor, will conduct a presentation Thursday, Dec. 8 on how art is being used to promote health and  healing. “Community Conversation: Art & Health” will be held 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the […]

VCU School of Nursing students selected to be inducted into VCU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi

One hundred twenty VCU School of Nursing students were selected to be inducted into the VCU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi in recognition of their academic excellence. The initiation ceremony will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Phi Kappa Phi is a national honor society promoting the pursuit of excellence […]