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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: BabralDepartment Mourns Loss of Faculty Member

February 23, 2015

The Department of Nursing at JMU is saddened to announce the sudden passing of our beloved colleague and instructor, Professor Diane Babral.  Professor Babral passed away on Saturday, February 21, 2015

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Nursing Student Bridges Programs

December 15, 2014

Graduate nursing student Joyce Vivian was selected as JMUís liaison for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) new Graduate Nursing Student Academy GNSA, where she promotes the academyís resources for fellow graduate nursing students at JMU.

PHOTO: Lisa CarnagoHealth Policy Fellowship Awarded

December 8, 2014

Lisa Carnago was awarded the Virginia Nurse Advocate Health Policy Fellowship to pursue new and improved policies and procedures for health care in Virginia.

PHOTO: SACKenya Trip Provides Cultural Awareness

December 5, 2014

Professor Kathy Floyd, an instructor in the Department of Nursing, coordinated a trip to Kenya last summer for a group of undergraduate nursing students.


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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