VCU Langston Center – Improving healthcare quality and safety.
The Langston Center for Quality, Safety and Innovation is a new resource at Virginia Commonwealth University dedicated to providing the health community with education, activities, and resources that foster collaborative, patient-centered, cost-effective health care.

How do we do that?
The Langston Center brings together simple but powerful factors: practitioner mentoring, annual symposiums, grant planning and expert consultations are just the beginning.

Upcoming Activities 

Langston Center Lecture – “From Operational to Occupational Stress First Aid: Lessons Learned from the Department of Defense”

Continuing Education: From Operational to Occupational Stress First Aid: Lessons Learned from the Department of Defense”.  1 contact hours. VCU Health is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Institute for Health Improvement (IHI) – RVA chapter meeting
Are you a student, faculty or healthcare provider that wants to learn more and make a difference in patient safety and quality?

Join us at 5:00-6:30PM at the VCU School of Nursing in room 2001D on the following days. To connect virtually, email 

  • Monday, April 10, 2017, “VCU Infection Prevention Program in Action” presented by Kaila Cooper, MSN, RN, CIC, Nurse Director, Department of Infection Prevention, Control and Epidemiology, VCUHS
  • Monday, June 19, 2017

2nd Annual Infection Prevention Conference: Infection Prevention in Action

Feierstein Lecture – “Innovation: Galvanizing the Advancement of Nursing Image and Practice”

Annual Symposium – “Patient and Family – Part of the Healthcare Team”

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017
  • 11:30 – 3:00PM
  • MCV Kontos Medical Sciences Building – Auditorium
  • Call for abstract coming soon!

We’re connected
The Langston Center is part of the VCU School of Nursing and a collaboration with VCU Health.

Spring 2017 Newsletter

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