VCU School of Nursing news and events

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

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VCU School of Nursing has strong participation at SNRS

VCU School of Nursing was well-represented at this year’s Southern Nursing Research Society annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. Among the highlights was the presentation of a third place student poster award to Amanda Hodges, a Ph.D. student. Her topic was “Symptom Experience of Adolescents with Concussion.”  In addition to Hodges’ presentation, other SON faculty and students […]

Jo Robins selected for Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship

Jo Robins, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, AHN-C, FAANP, associate professor and director of the Ph.D. program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been selected to participate in a year-long Integrative Nursing Faculty Fellowship at the University of Arizona. The fellowship will build on her two decades of experience in integrative nursing, providing the knowledge and skills to […]

DNP student wins first place for poster at VCNP annual conference

Angie Smith,  AGACNP-BC (B.S.‘13/N; M.S.‘15/N), a DNP student at the VCU School of Nursing, won first place for her poster recently at the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners annual conference in Reston.  Her topic was “Improving Hypertension Management in Adults: Evaluation of Community-Based Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring Intervention.”

Graduate programs still accepting applications for fall entry

VCU School of Nursing is still accepting applications for fall 2018 entry into its master’s and doctoral programs. The deadline is April 15. The master’s concentrations include: Adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner Psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner Family nurse practitioner Adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner Nursing administration and leadership online Our doctoral programs include DNP […]

Debra Barksdale shares her journey from humble beginnings to nurse leader

“One of the guiding principles of my life is, ‘To whom much is given, much is required.’” What an inspiring quote from Debra Barksdale, Ph.D., FNP-BC, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, associate dean of academic affairs and Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor at the VCU School of Nursing. Read a feature story on her journey from humble beginning to […]