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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:JMU Students in SpainNursing Students Study Abroad in Spain

October 27, 2014

For three and a half weeks, 11 students, consisting of mostly nursing students, studied abroad in the beautiful northeastern coastal city of Tarragona, Spain.

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Overcoming Disaster

September 26, 2014

Linell Patterson, a graduate nursing student, did not know much about the field of disaster nursing prior to a disaster relief workshop in Japan that she attended along with Dr. Maria deValpine.

PHOTO: Dr. Erika Metzler SawinDr. Erika Metzler Sawin is Awarded Fulbright Grant to India

September 17, 2014

Dr. Erika Metzler Sawin, assistant nursing professor, became one of the first professors from the College of Health and Behavioral Studies to receive a Fulbright grant to teach in India.

PHOTO: SACCeremony Welcomes New Nursing Students to Profession

September 15, 2014

James Madison University held a White Coat Ceremony to welcome 90 new nursing students to the profession and to set clear expectations regarding their future role as nurses. View photos from the event.


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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