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Faculty Member Honored at Annual Nursing Conference

Pamela Brandy-Webb, a clinical assistant professor in PVAMU’s College of Nursing, was recognized at the Institute for Spirituality and Health’s 2018 Spirituality in Nursing Awards on October 12. Receivers of the award show spirituality – an awareness of the value of spirituality in healthcare; compassion – empathy with regard to all levels of diversity in [...]

Nursing Professor Researches Smartphone App Designed to Save Lives

Preventing abnormally high blood pressure, or hypertension, can save a life. If this “silent killer” is left untreated, hypertension can lead to stroke, congestive heart failure, or progression of coronary heart disease. According to new research, African-American women are twice as likely as other ethnic groups to suffer from hypertension and hypertension-related complications. Dr. Vanessa Monroe, [...]

Nursing Graduate Publishes Article

Prejean currently works full time in the Level 1 Trauma Center at Ben Taub General Hospital in Houston, Texas. Prairie View A&M University alumnus Michael Prejean, BSN, RN, published an article in the international journal Annals of Emergency Medicine. According to Prejean, the article entitled ‘Adverse Effects of Immune Checkpoint Therapy in Cancer [...]

PVAMU Expands Nursing Program to RELLIS

In just a few weeks, Prairie View A&M University will begin offering its Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (RN-BSN) in Bryan, Texas. It is all part of the University’s new role in The Texas A&M University System’s innovative RELLIS campus. “Students can graduate with an associate’s degree in Nursing (ADN) and [...]

Nursing Students Use Photography to Encourage Change

Dr. Michelle DeBose, an assistant professor in Prairie View A&M University’s graduate Nursing program, recently presented at the 14th Annual Faculty Development Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. Her topic: Community Engagement and PhotoVoice: Innovative Teaching Strategy Incorporated into a Graduate Level Nursing Course. “At the workshop on May 10, I shared with other faculty members the [...]

Nursing Professor Publishes Chapter in New Book

Pamela Brandy-Webb, MSN, RN, a clinical assistant professor in Prairie View A&M University’s College of Nursing, published Chapter 48 in “Maternal & Child Health Nursing, 8th Edition,” called Nursing Care of a Family When a Child Has an Endocrine or a Metabolic Disorder. “Chapter 48 describes both physical and psychosocial changes that occur when children [...]

College of Nursing Hosts its Largest-Ever Open House

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Nursing held its annual Spring Open House on April 19. “Reporting over 160 potential students, the largest attendance in the history of the event, made it a very special occasion,” said Dr. Forest Dent Smith, director of Admissions and Student Services. Dozens of local high school students interested in [...]

48 Students in CON’s Centennial Class Receive White Coats

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Nursing held a White Coat Ceremony on April 7. Dr. DeMonica Junious, assistant professor and coordinator of the Nurse Administration Program at PVAMU, served as the keynote speaker. “Students are still talking about the meaningful way Dr. Junious incorporated the theme Nursing: The Ultimate Adventure into her remarks to [...]

37 Students Receive White Coats

The College of Nursing held its White Coat Ceremony on November 4 in the Opal Johnson-Smith Auditorium. There were 37 prospective clinical admits for the class of spring 2018. In addition to the College of Nursing, the Prairie View Student Nurses Association (PVSNA) and the Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored the event. The next White [...]