Room to Reflect resilience toolbox

Toolbox Timeout

When COVID shuttered breakrooms, making it difficult for nurses to take a breather, 3 nurse inventors dreamed up a mobile respite with a VR headset, sound machine, and guided relaxation exercises and deployed it across 7 units. It got results.

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An image of a woman with a black eye.

Study: Disabled, Pregnant Women at Much Greater Risk for IPV

Disabled, pregnant people are nearly 3 times more likely to be victims of violence than their non-disabled, pregnant peers, RN scientist Jeanne Alhusen finds.

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Marianne Baernholdt, 7th nursing dean and a  global scholar.

Beginning with Intent

'We must wear our nursing proudly and out loud,' writes Dean Baernholdt, 'not on the sidelines, in the cracks, or as gap-fillers, but at the head of the surging, steaming, sometimes rowdy crowd: pushing, patient, purposeful, and prevailing.'

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CNL Class of 2023

Why CNLs Make ‘Great Investments’

More than 9 in 10 CNL graduates report being 'satisfied" or 'extremely satisfied' with their personal and professional lives, according to a new study.

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Katherine Olivar Flores, BSN 26 and a Walentas Scholar

Scholar in the Spotlight

Incoming first-year BSN student Katherine Flores recalls the kindness of strangers who inspired her path to the U.S., and to UVA, with plans to pay it forward.

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Departments

In Her Own Words

Family NP Sara Covall on why she applied for autonomous practice in Virginia, and what it'll mean for her and her sister's dream of opening their own clinic.

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Research Impact

A new $2.14M HRSA grant will enable the spread of Prof. Richard Westphal's Wisdom, Wellbeing, and Peer Support training program to 10K across Virginia.

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Mental Muscle

How RN to BSN student and former celebrity bodyguard Sean Selby traded a tux for nurses' scrubs.

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Philanthropy

Thanks to a transformational $20M gift in 2020, our first-ever cohort of Accelerated BSNs have arrived. And already, they're looking a lot like nurses.

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From the SONAA

We were thrilled to host our first in-person Reunions in two years. Enjoy pictures of the Class of '71 and '72 and our cross-class alumni luncheon from June.

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Class News & Notes

News from alumni across programs and class years.

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