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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 […]

Pam Parsons discusses community engagement program for Impact magazine

Pam Parsons, Ph.D., GNP-BC, director of practice and community engagement at the VCU School of Nursing, is featured in Impact magazine, the donor publication of VCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations. She discussed her work with the Richmond Health and Wellness Program, a community-based, care coordination program focused on improving the health of indigent, […]

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 […]

School of Nursing Staff Assembly Sponsors Local Family For Christmas

This past holiday, the VCU School of Nursing Staff Assembly Volunteer Committee sponsored a local family through the Henrico Christmas Mother’s fund. The committee collected donations from School of Nursing faculty and staff, making it possible for the family of five to have a memorable Christmas. More than $400 was raised to provide the family […]

VCU School of Nursing Staff Assembly Participates in Greater Richmond Project Homeless Connect

On Thursday, Nov. 14, six VCU School of Nursing staff members volunteered at Project Homeless Connect, an event that took place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Staff members were matched with homeless clients from the Richmond area and spent the afternoon visiting different service areas. These volunteers were on site to answer questions and help […]

VCU Nursing Students Participate in Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps Clinic in Wise, Virginia

Students from the Accelerated Class of Nursing, December 2012 recently traveled to the Wise County fairgrounds to join thousands of volunteers who participated in the Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps Clinic. The RAM Volunteer Corps is a non-profit, volunteer group dedicated to providing free health care, dental care, veterinary services, and technical/educational assistance to people […]

Nursing Students Participate in Mosby Health Fair and Resource Center’s First Anniversary

The VCU School of Nursing participated in the Annual Mosby Health Fair held earlier this week to promote the health of the Mosby community, as well as celebrate the Mosby Resource Center’s first anniversary. The event included free health screenings, activities for children, giveaways and snacks. SON students, led by Fay Parpart, M.S., RN, ANP-BC, […]

VCU School of Nursing Donates 100 Backpacks of School Supplies to Mosby Students

VCU School of Nursing (SON) students, faculty and staff distributed 100 backpacks filled with school supplies during the annual Mosby Community Day on Sept.10. The School of Nursing also provided free blood pressure screenings, face painting activities, homework tips for parents, and information on the Mosby Resource Center. A collaborative effort between SON, the Richmond […]