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Genevieve Beaird , Ph.D., RNC-OB, CNE

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Health Nursing

GenevieveBeaird

1100 East Leigh Street, Room 3033
Box 980567
Richmond, VA 23298-0567

Phone: (804) 828-7690
Email: gbeaird@vcu.edu

TEACHING:

I teach in the undergraduate program across multiple courses. I have served as clinical coordinator for the women's health clinical rotation and health assessment lab. I have experience teaching online courses in the RN-BS program and as a team facilitator for the interprofessional course. Most recently, I have joined the teaching team in the senior synthesis course for undergraduates. 

SERVICE:

I serve on the School of Nursing's Undergraduate Program Committee and Faculty Search Committee. I am heavily engaged in the Clinical Education Council.

SCHOLARSHIP:

I am interested in research on collaborative practice models, inter-professional education and team identity formation. I am currently working on a doctorate degree from the University of Virginia.

EDUCATION

  • BS Ed. - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    Kinesiology
  • BS - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    Nursing
  • MS - Nursing Administration and Leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    Nursing Administration and Leadership

HONORS/AWARDS

  • Virginia Nurses Association 40 Under 40 Award 2018
  • Daisy Nurse Faculty Award- Nominee                                                                                     
  • Clinical Scholars Award. Virginia Commonwealth University.                                                       
  • Clinical Scholars Award- VCU School of Nursing
  • Katherine M. Donohoe Clinical Research Award-UVA School of Nursing
  • Novice Nurse Award-VCU Health System Labor and Delivery Units 
  • Yingling Senior Achievement Award-VCU School of Nursing

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Digital Presentations

  • Lewis, E.J., Beaird, G., Chen, D., Geist, M. and Saunders, R., (2017) Integrating design thinking in nursing education.[Video File], Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEokMdaC4N0&feature=youtu.be (Presented at James Madison University CEU Day).

Poster Presentations

  • Beaird, G. (2019). The influence of design features on practitioners, patients, and interdisciplinary rounding practices, Sigma Creating Health Work Environments, February 2019, New Orleans, LA. Rapid Discussion Presentation Participant.
  • Nye, C., Beaird, G., & Thacker, L. Using standardized patients and video reflection to improve communication skills in undergraduate nursing students, poster presentation, Virginia State Simulation Alliance Conference, July 2017, Charlottesville, VA. **Best Poster Award**
  • Beaird, G. Accommodating: The History of Nurse-Physician Bedside Rounding, 1873-1971, poster presentation, Randolph International Nursing History Conference, March 2016, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Beaird, G. Accommodating: The History of Nurse-Physician Bedside Rounding, 1873-1971, poster presentation, Southern Nursing Research Society, February 2016, Williamsburg, VA.
  • Beaird, G.Enhancing Undergraduate Women’s Health Clinical through an Interprofessional Simulation, poster presentation, Collaborating Across Borders V, October 2015, Roanoke, VA.
  • Beaird, G. Enhancing Undergraduate Women’s Health Clinical through an Interprofessional Simulation, poster presentation, Collaborating Across Borders V, October 2015, Roanoke, VA.
  • Lindner, S., Beaird, G., & Nye, C. From Day One: A Framework for Hospital Based Assessments in Undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Program, poster presentation, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL), June 2015, Atlanta, GA.
  • Beaird, G. (2014, June). Enhancing Undergraduate Women’s Health Clinical through an Interprofessional Simulation. Poster session at the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INASCL) Conference, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Beaird, G. & Sisson, E. (2014, May). An Innovative Approach to Interdisciplinary Education for Pre-Licensure Nursing and Pharmacy Students. Poster session presented at the Second Annual Emswiller Interprofessional Symposium. Richmond, VA.

Podium Presentations

  • Dent, J. & Beaird, G. How to implement and evaluate a structured interprofessional clinical collaboration: The example of interprofessional bedside rounding- Discussion Session. Collaborating Across Borders VI, October 2017, Banff, Canada.
  • Beaird, G., Chen, D., Tucker, V., & Desai, D. (2017). Design thinking sprints: Exploring the patient experience- Hands On Workshop. Collaborating Across Borders, October 2017. Banff, Canada.
  • Beaird, G. Debriefing Best Practices. Train-the-Trainer (T3) Interprofessional Faculty Development Program. University of Virginia, November 2011, April 2016, November 2015 Charlottesville, VA. (invited presentations)
  • Beaird, G. Accommodating: The History of Nurse-Physician Bedside Rounding, 1873-1971, paper presentation, American Association for the History of Nursing, September 2016, Chicago, IL. (accepted)
  • Beaird. G., Dent, J., Keim-Malpass, J. & Brashers, V. Patient Perceptions of Teamwork in Interprofessional Bedside Rounding Processes. All Together Better Health VIII, September 2016, Oxford, United Kingdom. (accepted)
  • Nye,C.& Beaird, G. Using Standardized Patients and Video Reflection to Improve Communication Skills in Undergraduate Nursing Students, podium presentation, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Research Congress, July 2016, Cape Town, South Africa. (accepted)
  • Nye,C.& Beaird, G. Using Standardized Patients and Video Reflection to Improve Communication Skills in Undergraduate Nursing Students, podium presentation, International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning Conference, June 2016, Grapevine, TX. (accepted)
  • Beaird, G. Debriefing Best Practices. Train-the-Trainer (T3) Interprofessional Faculty Development Program. University of Virginia, November 2015, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Nye, C., & Beaird, G. Enhancing Undergraduate Women’s Health Clinical through an Interprofessional Simulation, podium presentation, Virginia State Alliance for Simulation  Annual Conference, August 2014, Lynchburg, VA.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Beaird, G. (2019). A historical review of nurse-physician bedside rounding. American Journal of Nursing. (accepted- April publication)*
  • Beaird, G. Accommodating: Nurse-Physician Rounding 1873-1973, American Journal of Nursing. (submitted for review)
  • Beaird, G., Geist, M., & Lewis, E.J. (2018) Design thinking: Opportunities for application in healthcare and nursing education. Nursing Education Today. 64, 115-118.
  • Beaird, G., Nye, C., & Thacker, L. (2017). Using video-recording and standardized patient feedback to improve communication skills. Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 13, 176-185.
  • Beaird, G., Dent, J., Keim-Malpass, J., Nelson, N., Muller, A., &  Brashers, V. (In revision) Perceptions of teamwork in the interprofessional rounding process. Journal for Healthcare Quality.
  • Beaird, G. (2015). Care on a continuum: Interactive role playing scenarios for undergraduate women’s health nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education.54 (7), 416. 
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