Category results for: community outreach

Nursing students volunteer at medical outreach event in Southwest Virginia

Several VCU School of Nursing students and faculty members recently volunteered for the sixth year at one of the nation’s largest free medical outreach clinics. The Remote Area Medical (RAM) Clinic, held in Wise, Virginia, provided free medical care from volunteer medical professionals to approximately 2,000 medically underserved individuals. Over three days, the nursing students […]

Nursing students, faculty and alumni participate in RAM outreach event

Several VCU School of Nursing students, faculty members and alumni were among a VCU group that volunteered recently at a Remote Area Medical (RAM) outreach event held at Greensville County High School in Emporia, Virginia. School of Nursing volunteers helped with triage, health screenings, pharmacy prescriptions and other needs. During the two-day event, volunteers registered […]

Students volunteer at free dental clinic

A group of nursing and pharmacy students volunteered at the Virginia Dental Association Foundation’s Mission of Mercy event in Virginia Beach April 30. The event provided a free dental clinic to over 500 area community members. Students participated in triage, health screenings and counseling. School of Nursing students who participated include Indira Miller, Raven McCarthy, Madison Williams, Katie Byrnes, Abbie […]

Preschoolers Visit the Clinical Learning Center for Hands-on Simulation Demonstration

It’s never too early to learn about nursing. A preschool class from Weinstein JCC visited the Clinical Learning Center at the VCU School of Nursing today to get a hands-on demonstration of simulated patient care. Dina Schnurman, M.S.N., M.B.A., RN, , CPN, CPON, a pediatric nurse educator, led a demonstration on a pediatric patient simulator, showing […]