Nursing faculty, grads, students named ‘40 Under 40’
Faculty, graduates and students of the West Virginia University School of Nursing have been named to the Future of Nursing West Virginia’s (FONWV) “40 Under 40” which recognizes future nurse leaders in West Virginia.
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.
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.
WVU School of Nursing names associate dean of academics
The West Virginia University School of Nursing announced the appointment of Lisa Onega, PhD, RN, MBA, FNP, as associate dean of academics, effective June 26, 2017.
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.
Potomac State and West Virginia University announce plans to offer Bachelor of Science in Nursing
West Virginia University’s (WVU) Potomac State College (PSC) is pleased to announce the official signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the WVU School of Nursing and PSC to offer the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program on the Keyser campus. The School plans to begin offering the four-year academic program beginning in fall 2018, upon approval from the West Virginia Board of Nursing. The signing will take place on June 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the Davis Conference Center.
Vet to Vet Program One-of-a-kind in Addressing Unique Healthcare Issues
As a veteran, West Virginia University School of Nursing Clinical Associate Professor Gina Maiocco, PhD, RN, CNS-BC, understands the unique healthcare issues our military personnel and veterans face on a day-to-day basis, particularly in civilian hospitals where exposure to the needs of these patients may be limited.
MEET THE GRADUATES: WVU nursing graduate wants to be the voice for patients who need it most
(Editor’s Note: As commencement nears, WVU Health Sciences is featuring some of our most dedicated graduates. Here is the story of one of those students.)
National healthcare expert to deliver Jenab lecture, nursing students to be honored
Dr. Michael Bleich, a nationally and internationally recognized healthcare expert, will present “Nursing Leadership: A Call to Action” at the West Virginia University School of Nursing’s 2017 Lorita D. Jenab Lectureship. The event will be held on Thursday, April 27, in Okey Patteson Auditorium at the Health Sciences Center beginning at 6 p.m.