WVU School of Nursing dean re-elected president of state board of nursing

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Tara Hulsey,
dean of the West Virginia University School of Nursing and vice president of
Health Promotion and Wellness for WVU, was unanimously re-elected to serve as
the president of the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered
Professional Nurses.

The seven-member Board provides
oversight of more than 39,000 registered nurses, advance practice registered
nurses and dialysis technicians. The group is responsible for establishing
professional standards and guidance for nursing practice; licensing; reviewing
and approving nursing education programs related to initial licensure;
investigating complaints; and supporting a monitoring and recovery program for
registered nurses.

“It is more important than ever
to ensure the safety of our public and that nurses in our state have the
necessary support and oversight to assure safe and high quality care of the
citizens of West Virginia,” said Dean Hulsey. “I am honored to have the
confidence of our Board and look forward to continuing our work together.”

In addition, Teresa Ritchie of
the WVU School of Nursing Charleston
campus, was re-elected as secretary of the board. 

-WVU- 

wm/7/12/18 

CONTACT: Wendi
MacKay, WVU School of Nursing304.581.1772, wendi.mackay@hsc.wvu.edu   

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