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Sigma Theta Tau Inducts 67 New Members

The Gamma Omega Chapter of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), inducted 67 new VCU School of Nursing students on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in Younger Auditorium. Of that group, 29 inductees representing bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. programs attended the ceremony along with their friends and family. The induction ceremony included congratulatory remarks from Dean Jean Giddens, […]

VCU School of Nursing Celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week

National Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov. 10-16, 2013, is a time to recognize the more than 171,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) in the United States who provide high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered care to patients across the country. The VCU School of Nursing is proud to participate in this observance and celebrate its nurse practitioner students, faculty, alumni and […]

Congratulations to our Child Health Grads!

The VCU School of Nursing recently received notice that 100% of our child health graduates who took the Pediatric Nursing Certification Boards (PNP) in 2008 passed the exam. Not only that, the national passing average was 464; graduates from VCU averaged 485. In each area of the exam, our graduates exceeded the national average of […]

Congratulations to Dr. Debra Lyon and her colleagues, Dr. Nancy McCain, Dr. Jeanne Walter, Dr. Christine Schubert, and Dr. Harry Bear!

Debra Lyon was notified yesterday that her grant application, R01CA127446, Cranial Stimulation for Chemotherapy Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients, will be funded by the National Cancer Institute, NIH.

Forty Acts of Caring

The School of Nursing’s Department of Family and Community Health Nursing has been nominated for one of VCU’s 40 Acts of Caring. See “Preparing Children for School Entry” from the 40 Acts of Caring home page.

Happy Birthday Sadie Heath Cabaniss!

October 8th is the 145th anniversary of the birth of Sadie Heath Cabaniss, the founder of the VCU School of Nursing. Please view the attached e-card to learn more about Sadie and the VCU School of Nursing. Download file

Governor’s School for Life Science and Medicine

The Governor’s School for Life Science and Medicine students found out that nurses are problem solvers and researchers. The Clinical Learning Center at VCU School of Nursing hosted multiple school and camp groups this summer as part of our ongoing community outreach. High school and middle school students participate with nursing students and the CLC […]

University of West England Visits the VCU School of Nursing

Fiona Bastow spent much of today in the VCU School of Nursing touring our Clinical Learning Center and meeting with Jean Ellen Zavertnik and Sandra Voll. Ms. Bastow works with Clinical Simulation for UWE’s School of Nursing.

Family and Community Health Retreat

Gearing up for another busy academic year, the faculty of the Family and Community Health Department at the VCU School of Nursing held a planning retreat at Maymont Park earlier this week.

Testing for HIV in Tanzania

This is the latest blog entry from Ginger, studying in Tanzania this month: I was in a village this week doing rapid HIV testing when a woman walked past me with a Target snowman t-shirt. I began to wonder how that snowman had migrated here to a few degrees off the equator. As I watched […]

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