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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 […]

SON Visits University of Cordoba to Explore Biomedical Research Collaboration

Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor in the Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, was a member of a VCU Biomedical Research Delegation that recently visited the University of Córdoba (UCO) in Spain.  The delegation, led by the VCU Global Education Office, included representation from the Schools of Nursing, Medicine, Humanities and Sciences, and […]

VCU TV Story on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

One of the nation’s most modern neonatal intensive care units is explored in this behind-the-scenes look at the doctors, nurses and families who have experienced premature birth first hand. You can view this video created by VCU TV by following the link below:

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.

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

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 […]

One week in Buguruni… and Tangawiz is tired

An update on her time in Tanzania. The author is Ginger, an accelerated student due to graduate in December with a BS in Nursing: So I am here in a cyber cafe and have a short time to let you know how life has been this week. I have been learning so much and having […]

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