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Moments of Pride: Paige Lawson (B.S.’19/N)

During Nurses Week 2020 and as part of our Moments of Pride series, VCU School of Nursing is highlighting what alumni enjoy about nursing and how their education has prepared them for their career, especially in situations like the current pandemic. Meet Paige Lawson (B.S.‘19/N), who works in the Medical Respiratory Intensive Care Unit at […]

NSWB participates in VCU Wellness Block Party

Nursing Students Without Borders (NSWB) of VCU recently participated in the annual VCU Wellness Block Party at Martin Luther King Middle School in Richmond. This student-led event provided free lunch, door prizes and games as well as free health screenings and wellness resources for kids and their families. NSWB students promoted effective handwashing and hydration. […]

SON students participate in emergency/disaster simulation

VCU School of Nursing students recently participated in a Richmond Emergency Disaster Preparedness Simulation during their Community Health Nursing class. Mary Kay Goldschmidt, DNP, RN, APHN-BC, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Nursing, led this first simulation event with 86 students participating. The purpose of the simulation was to prepare […]

VCU School of Nursing hosts alumni panel for graduating accelerated students

Accelerated B.S. students recently celebrated 100 days until graduation with an alumni panel event. Students shared lunch with members of last year’s Accelerated B.S. graduating class, including Christine De Kanter, RN, VCU Health; Carly Gallagher, RN, VCU Health; Abbie Smith, RN, Johnston Willis Hospital; current NP student Vicki Tedeschi, RN, CPN, VCU Health; and current DNP student Tamara Broadnax, M.S.N., RN, NEA-BC, director of Telemedicine at VCU […]

School of Nursing students participate in doula training

Nineteen SON students and three medical assistants from the Nelson Clinic recently attended doula training led by Susan Lindner, M.S.N., RNC-OB, clinical assistant professor. As part of the school’s community engagement efforts, the doulas currently provide care for mothers at VCU Health and the Richmond City Health Department. Future plans include volunteering at the American College of Nurse Midwives Conference, […]

Nursing Students Participate in Mission of Mercy Event

VCU School of Nursing students teamed up with School of Pharmacy students on Thursday, April 10 for the Virginia State University (VSU) Cares Mission of Mercy (M.O.M.) event held at the VSU campus in Petersburg, Va. Mission of Mercy was launched by the Virginia Dental Association in 2000 in order to promote oral hygiene and […]