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School of Nursing receives $1.43 million HRSA award to develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education

School of Nursing receives $1.43 million HRSA award to develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) students. Vanderbilt’s program is projected to increase the number of SANE-trained and certified advanced practice registered nurses practicing…

School of Nursing launches redesigned MSN programs in informatics, leadership

School of Nursing launches redesigned MSN programs in informatics, leadership

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has redesigned two of its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) specialty programs and relaunched them with revised curricula, educational formats and degree requirements. The programs, Nursing Informatics (NI) and Nursing and Health Care Leadership (NHCL), are now accepting applications for admission in fall 2019. “Nursing, perhaps above all…

Diversity in Action calendar for November 2018 available

Looking for events and activities relating to diversity and inclusion? Check November 2018’s Diversity in Action for VUSN, Vanderbilt and local cultural events, along with listings of nursing conferences with a diversity and inclusion emphasis. More

Former Dean Colleen Conway-Welch has died

Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M., who during her 29 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer. “Colleen Conway-Welch was a prescient leader at Vanderbilt who had a tremendous positive impact on our university and on…

Diversity in Action calendar for October available

Looking for events and activities relating to diversity and inclusion? Check October 2018’s Diversity in Action for VUSN, Vanderbilt and local cultural events, along with listings of nursing conferences with a diversity and inclusion emphasis. More

Mary Ann Jessee receives top writing award from Journal of Nursing Education

An article written by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Assistant Professor and PreSpecialty Level Academic Director Mary Ann Jessee, PhD, RN, has won the Christine A. Tanner Scholarly Teaching Award given by the Journal of Nursing Education. Jessee’s article, “Pursuing Improvement in Clinical Reasoning: The Integrated Clinical Education Theory,” was selected from all the major…

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27Nov
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LGBTQI Update for Classroom & Clinical Practice

The VUSN Diversity & Inclusion Committee is pleased to offer LGBTQI Update for  Classroom & Clinical Practice Roberta L. Nelson, MT...

27Nov
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The VUSN Diversity & Inclusion Committee is pleased to offer an LGBTQI Update for Classroom & Clinical Practice Roberta L. Nelson, MTS, Assis...

07Dec
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Please join us for Pinning on Friday, December 7 at 4:00pm in Benton Chapel. Reception immediately following at the Vanderbilt School of Nursing....

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