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An Innovative Program

In the face of the nursing shortage, the increasing complexity of health care and health care reform, JMU Nursing is growing and implementing strong innovative programs to prepare and equip nurses for the future.

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PHOTO: Dr. Erica LewisEthics in Motion

April 14, 2015

Dr. Erica Lewis, a professor in the Department of Nursing, has spent much of her professional career studying the nature of ethics and how to best teach it to others.

PHOTO:Linda HultonNursing Outside the Hospital

April 3, 2015

Dr. Linda Hulton, a Professor of Nursing and the Coordinator of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, recently earned the Alger Family Faculty Endowment Award.

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Professor Gets Article Published

March 30, 2014

Nursing professor, Dr.Erica Lewis, co-authors an article titled, Relationship of Adverse Events and Support to RN Burnout, that is currently in print in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality.

PHOTO:JMU studentsBringing Health Care in a "Suitcase Clinic"

March 19, 2015

Margaret Bagnardi, a professor of nursing at JMU, helps JMU and EMU nursing student volunteers triage the guests of the Open Doors program who have requested to see the clinician on site that evening.

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Welcome to JMU Nursing

Dr. Julie Sanford

Our mission is to prepare nursing leaders to influence a changing profession, society, health care system, and world.  The students, faculty and staff in our department meet the challenge to Be the Change in our university and in society. More >

Simulation in Nursing
Pi Mu Nursing Honor Society
Diversity in Nursing