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WVJC School of Nursing

Hannah DeVos – Student Highlight

Meet Nursing Student Hannah DeVos! Before attending West Virginia Junior College, Hannah DeVos attended a community college in Pennsylvania. While she went there, she finished prerequisite courses and transferred to the Nursing program at WVJC. While attending school, she is also a mother of four amazing children who constantly love and support her while she … Read more

Mass Casualty Incident Simulation

On Friday, November 11, West Virginia Junior College held a Mass Casualty Incident Simulation for nursing students. This simulation is critical to the real-world training that we provide to our students. The simulation consisted of live actors and manakins. Students went through two floors where they assessed patients using a triage system of colored tags … Read more

How To Perform a Lung Assessment

Dianne Phillips, the ATI and Sim Lab Coordinator, and practical nursing student Alison Galan demonstrate how to perform a lung assessment on an adult patient. Alison had already knocked on the door for permission to enter, washed her hands, and identified the patient using two forms of ID. Relying on her knowledge of the anatomy … Read more

Maria Schubert – Faculty Highlight

Meet Assistant Director of Nursing and Clinical Coordinator, Maria Schubert! As the Assistant Director of Nursing and Clinical Coordinator at WVJC, Maria Schubert wears many hats. She manages and maintains WVJC Bridgeport’s clinical sites so nursing students can have hands-on learning experiences through different hospitals, clinics, and long-term care facilities. As WVJC launches its online … Read more

Announcing WVJC and Raleigh General Hospital Partnership

WVJC is proud to announce another amazing partnership! Collaborating with Raleigh General Hospital, WVJC plans to bring an accessible nursing school option to the residents of Beckley and surrounding areas. Our accelerated Nursing program allows residents of Raleigh County who would usually face time or travel restraints an opportunity to pursue a career in the … Read more

Nursing Mock Disaster Drill

On Friday, June 17th, the WVJC Morgantown Nursing program students participated in a mock disaster drill. During this drill, students applied skills they’ve learned throughout their accelerated Nursing program to a high-stress situation. WVJC staff and faculty played a role in this drill by pretending to be victims of the disaster. The training also utilized … Read more

Discover WVJC’s Pathway Program

WVJC offers Medical Assisting students a pathway to nursing school. Spending 12 months in the accelerated Clinical Medical Assistant program to help prepare students for the Nursing program. Learning medical skills in a hands-on environment is the key to their success. Micah and Joey, two current WVJC students, discuss their experiences with the medical assistant … Read more

Nursing Student Highlight – Christine Gude

Nursing Student – Christine Gude Before enrolling at WVJC, Christine had attended college, but it was not a successful journey at the time. She was unsure what she wanted to do or the area she wanted to study. Thankfully, Christine found her way back to school and will complete the Nursing program at WVJC next … Read more

Happy Nurses Week 2022!

West Virginia Junior College wants to express our sincere appreciation for the work, dedication, and commitment nurses devote to their patients and communities. As we celebrate National Nurses Week, we recognize the remarkable impact nurses have every day. Thank you, nurses, for all you do. Happy Nurses Week! Nurses are valued healthcare team members because … Read more

Mon Health System and WVJC Announce Collaborative Nursing Program

West Virginia Junior College Morgantown is excited to announce that it is partnering with Mon Health System to develop an innovative nursing program that will help address the nursing workforce shortage at Mon Health System and surrounding healthcare facilities. The program will be an accelerated 18-month program and will include tailored elements to hospital culture … Read more