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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.

Meet our grads: Seth Burk

I chose the West Virginia University nursing program partially because when I stepped on campus when I was a junior in high school, I feel in love with the school, with the pride of the school. The gold and blue is contagious. The guy who gave me the tour told me he didn't even walk in his graduation ceremony. Instead, he spent his time in New Zealand. I was like, "Oh, that's pretty cool."

Meet our grads: Joseph Ellis

If it wasn’t enough that Joseph Ellis loved science and all things related, he also grew up admiring the care his grandmother expressed for people as a nurse.