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Sarah Saunders, MSN, RNC-NIC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family and Community Health Nursing


1100 East Leigh Street, Room 3070
Box 980567
Richmond, VA 23298-0567

Phone: (804) 828-3204
Email: ssaunders7@vcu.edu

TEACHING:

I currently serve as the Clinical Coordinator for the Undergraduate Pediatric course. I also work at VCU Health as the Nurse Educator on the Acute Care Pediatric Unit.

RESEARCH:

My research focuses on infection in the pediatric and neonate patients, with an emphasis on sepsis and reduction of central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs).

SERVICE:

I am a member of the Academy of Neonatal Nursing and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. I am involved in several hospital-wide committees at VCU Health focusing on staff recruitment and retention, and sepsis/infection.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing- James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • Master of Science in Nursing Education: Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA

AWARDS/HONORS

  • March of Dimes Nurse of the Year 2016 Finalist
  • Daisy Nurse Award- nominee
  • Novice Nurse Award VCU Health Acute Care Pediatrics
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