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WVU nursing students head to camp

Summer camps are in full swing around West Virginia, and West Virginia University School of Nursing students are taking their knowledge and skills to provide volunteer services for children attending Camp Kno-Koma and the 2017 National Boy Scouts of America Jamboree.

Town hall to focus on critical care and trauma

Critical care and trauma specialist Alison Wilson, MD, will be the special guest at an open forum for Health Sciences and WVU Medicine faculty, staff, and students at noon on Tuesday in the Okey Patteson Auditorium of the WVU Health Sciences Center.

WVU School of Nursing dean re-appointed to state nursing board

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has re-appointed Dr. Tara Hulsey, dean of the West Virginia University School of Nursing, to a five-year term on the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. Hulsey also was re-elected president of the Board.  

Former Miss Colorado, nurse to speak at WVU

Former Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson made headlines for her powerful monologue in the 2016 Miss America pageant. Ms. Johnson, a registered nurse, will be presenting, “I’m More Than Just a Nurse” on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, West Virginia.

WVU leader named fellow of national nursing association

Dr. Toni DiChiacchio, assistant dean of the West Virginia University School of Nursing, has been named a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) for her outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education and policy. She will join an elite class of nurse practitioners during the induction ceremony at the annual conference on June 22, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Free healthcare screenings for first responders

WVU Occupational Medicine will be hosting an event in Morgantown this fall for all first responders (fire fighters, law enforcement officers, EMS, and Search & Rescue crews). “Protecting Our Local Heroes” will include free healthcare screenings that will be held at the WVU Health and Education Building September 11-14, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.