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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 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. […]

VCU School of Nursing faculty member receives AANP Virginia State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence

Shelly Smith, DNP, APRN-BC, FNAP (M.S.’01/N), associate professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at the VCU School of Nursing, has been named recipient of the 2021 American Association of Nurse Practitioners┬« Virginia State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence.┬á This prestigious award is given annually to a dedicated nurse practitioner (NP) and […]