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VCU School of Nursing earns CCNE accreditation renewal

VCU School of Nursing recently earned accreditation for another 10 years from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). An autonomous accrediting agency, CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, post-graduate advanced practice registered nurse certificate programs, and entry-to-practice nurse residency programs.  […]

Project seeks to improve access, services around Alzheimer’s for Richmond-area older adults

With new federal funding, a team of faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University is leading a project to address health disparities by improving access to care and risk reduction services around Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias for low-income older adults in the Richmond area. The VCU Richmond Brain Health Collaborative has received a new three-year, $1.2 […]

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Meet Nicholas Santalucia, future NP

On the last day of National Nurse Practitioner Week we are highlighting another VCU School of Nursing NP student. Meet Nicholas Santalucia, a master’s degree student (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Concentration) who works as a Registered Nurse in Adult Psychiatry at VCU Health. Q. Why did you decide to go back to school to become […]

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Meet Rachel Benson, future NP

Today we’re highlighting another student as part of our recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week. Meet Rachel Benson, a Master’s student (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Concentration) who is a graduate teaching assistant at the School of Nursing. Q. Why did you decide to go back to school to become an NP? A. I have seen […]

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Meet Anne Simmons, future NP

Here’s another VCU School of Nursing student we are highlighting as part of our recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week. Meet Anne Simmons, a full-time Master’s student (Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration) who works as a graduate teaching assistant at the SON and as a PRN bedside nurse in Endoscopy at VCU Health. Q. Why did […]

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Meet Minu Joseph

In recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week, VCU School of Nursing is continuing to highlight an NP student each day sharing why they chose to pursue this important role in health care. Meet Minu Joseph, a Post-B.S. to DNP student (Psychiatric-Mental Health NP Concentration) who works as a Registered Nurse in the Forensic Psychiatry Unit […]

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Meet Christine Aubry, future NP

In recognition of National Nurse Practitioner Week, VCU School of Nursing is highlighting an NP student each day sharing why they chose to pursue this important role in health care. Meet alum Christine Aubry, a part-time Master’s student (Family Nurse Practitioner concentration) who also works as a study coordinator for the school’s Mindful Moms project. […]

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Meet Grace Keller, future NP

In recognition of Nurse Practitioner Week, VCU School of Nursing is highlighting an NP student each day sharing why they chose to pursue this important role in health care. Meet Grace Keller, a Post-B.S. to DNP student( Family NP Concentration) who works as a registered nurse in the VCU Health, Ambulatory Surgery Pre-op/PACU. Q. Why […]