WVU School of Nursing raising funds for Family Nurse Practitioner suture kits
In order to perform lab work, post-graduate students pursuing Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification need immediate access to individual suture kits at home. These kits cost $155 each, creating yet another financial burden for students who have faced many economic challenges – and hurdles to higher education – caused by the pandemic. The WVU School of Nursing is raising funds to help those students get the kits they need.
Gov. Justice announces statewide indoor face covering requirement
After West Virginia experienced its highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, Gov. Justice announced Monday that he has issued an executive order that will establish a statewide indoor face covering requirement.
WV DHHR announces free testing opportunities in Monongalia and Preston counties
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced locations for testing on July 10 and 11.
WVU School of Nursing offering Transitional Care Training for the Faith Community Nurse
The WVU School of Nursing is now offering Transitional Care Training for the Faith Community Nurse. The course is designed to provide the faith community nurse with background knowledge on the needs of community members who are in the process of transitioning in care.
Health Sciences launches website focusing on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
A new website, health.wvu.edu/diversity, was recently launched to highlight the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work across the Health Sciences Center.
WVU discusses return to campus plans for safe, meaningful experience for all students
West Virginia University Dean of Students Corey Farris outlined in a letter to the campus community Tuesday (June 23) plans for a return to campus in the fall designed to create a safe and meaningful experience for all students.
Virtual forum scheduled for persons of color, underrepresented minorities
The Health Sciences Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Council invites all faculty, residents/fellows and students who identify as a person of color or an underrepresented minority to join a virtual forum Tuesday, July 14 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Gee announces first steps in WVU’s efforts to address campus racial shortcomings
West Virginia University will undertake an internal review of its systems and policies, with a goal to begin implementing some recommendations by mid-August, President Gordon Gee said Friday as both he and Board of Governors President David Alvarez addressed ongoing racial unrest in the country.
Poore celebrates, reflects on Juneteenth in letter to WVU Community
Meshea L. Poore, Esq., West Virginia University vice president for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, sent a letter reflecting on Juneteenth in its historical context and its meaning in light of current racial issues in the U.S. to the University community today (June 19).
WVU School of Nursing to hold virtual information session for DNP Nurse Anesthetist Program
Join the WVU School of Nursing for one of our virtual Zoom information sessions about our DNP – Nurse Anesthetist Program.