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Nursing students providing care at World Scout Jamboree

Approximately 19 WVU School of Nursing students, including students Katherine Barbarossa (left) and Morgan Spoharski, and four faculty from Morgantown and Beckley are volunteering for the next two weeks at the 24th World Scout Jamboree - North America 2019.

WVU researchers use telehealth to head off hospitalizations and ER visits

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, rural Americans are more likely than their urban counterparts to die prematurely from the five most common killers: heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke. Telehealth—the use of technology to provide healthcare remotely—is an emerging way to combat these trends. And it’s growing in popularity.

The WVU School of Nursing remembers Delaney Wykle, BSN, Class of 2019

On behalf of the WVU School of Nursing, I would like to send our sincerest sympathies to the Wykle family for the devastating loss of Delaney on July 4, 2019.  While Delaney spent a short part of her life with the School of Nursing, she had a big impact on our faculty, staff and her fellow students with her dedication to the nursing profession.

WVU ICRH opens survey on Opioid Use Disorder treatment; training sessions available

The West Virginia University Institute for Community and Rural Health is seeking participation from physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners for a survey, "Ability to Treat Opioid Use Disorder in West Virginia." The survey should take no more than 10 minutes, and will help assess providers' availability and willingness to prescribe medication-assisted treatment to patients with Opioid Use Disorder.

WVU School of Nursing receives 10-year accreditation

The West Virginia University School of Nursing today announced that its baccalaureate degree, master’s degree, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and post-graduate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) certificate programs have been granted accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for another 10 years.

Team Wins Blue Ribbon for Research Poster at the AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

We are ecstatic to announce that our research team's poster titled Rounding with Teams: Evaluation of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice was not only accepted to and presented at the Association of Operating Room Nurses' (AORN) Global Surgical Conference & Expo, but that our poster was presented the Research Poster First Place Blue Ribbon out of more than 300 posters! The theme of the conference was "Harmonized Care, the Key to Safety", which aligned perfectly with our presentation. The poster presented findings from research investigating how well the Medical/Surgical interprofessional teams utilize IPCP during patient rounds, as well as how the patients' percieved their teamwork skills. 

WVU Police holding on-campus training exercise Wednesday

The exercise will take place at the Towers Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) station and the elevated PRT guideway near the Erickson Alumni Center. The PRT will not be in operation that day. Some activity may be visible to those attending the Farmers Market on the WVU Health Sciences Center campus.