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.
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.
WVU School of Nursing faculty, students to participate in Nurses Unity Day
Nearly 40 nursing students and faculty from West Virginia University are headed to Charleston on Wednesday (April 5) to participate in West Virginia’s Nurses Unity Day 2017.
WVU School of Nursing to offer in-state tuition to all students in RN-BSN program
As hospitals and other healthcare organizations across the country work to address the need for highly trained nurses, the West Virginia University School of Nursing is doing its part to address those demands. Beginning in fall 2017, the School will offer in-state tuition for all students (regardless of residency) to enhance professional opportunities for nurses through the online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) degree program.
Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects nearly 185,000 West Virginians. The WVU School of Nursing is teaming with local community groups to provide free screenings, education and prevention tips for residents in the greater Morgantown area.
WVU Health Sciences’ faculty appointed to Governor’s newly formed advisory council on prescriptive authority
Three WVU Health Sciences faculty members have been tapped by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to help address the growing healthcare needs in West Virginia.