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1992

Medicine and Health Sciences

Virginia Commonwealth University

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A Proud Heritage : 100 Years Of Nursing Education, Virginia Commonwealth University Jan 1992

A Proud Heritage : 100 Years Of Nursing Education, Virginia Commonwealth University

VCU University History Books

In the late 1980s, nursing alumni, faculty, and students began planning for the one hundredth anniversary observance of the founding of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing. The school traces its rich heritage back to the organization of the Virginia Hospital Training School for Nurses which opened in 1893. Betsy A. Bampton (MCV Class of 1960) undertook the writing of a school history published as the centennial celebration was set to begin. In this abundantly illustrated work, Bampton and her collaborators chronicle the development and growth of the eight diverse schools and programs that formed the foundation of the ...