Month: December 2017

VCU DNP student selected to co-chair ANA telehealth panel

VCU School of Nursing DNP student Tamara Broadnax, RN, NEA-BC, (M.S.’07/N), was selected to co-chair the National Connected Health/Telehealth Professional Issues Panel for the American Nurses Association. The panel will convene for approximately six to eight months to review and update ANA’s 12 Core Principles on Telehealth. Broadnax is director of Telemedicine at VCU Health System.

VCU School of Nursing recognizes 161 new graduates

VCU School of Nursing recognized 161 graduates at the Fall 2017 Recognition Ceremony held Dec. 8 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. A highlight of the ceremony was the presentation of a $1,714.90 check from the Accelerated B.S. Class of 2017. The funds will go toward scholarships. Another highlight was the presentation of awards to […]

Alumna Kimberly Jarrelle presents on an invention to improve cesarean outcomes

VCU School of Nursing alumna Kimberly Jarrelle, RNC-OB (B.S.’11/N; M.S.’16/N), associate chief nursing officer at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center, returned to her alma mater this week to present on an invention designed to improve outcomes for mothers and babies following a cesarean section. Students, faculty, staff  and other health care practitioners attended the event, held in Room […]

VCU School of Nursing students participate in HealthHacks competition

Six VCU School of Nursing students in the accelerated class graduating December 2017 participated in VCU’s second annual HealthHacks in early November.  Similar in structure to computer-coding focused hackathons, HealthHacks is a design sprint where students work in interdisciplinary teams to develop proposed solutions for unmet medical needs that are presented by medical practitioners. The […]