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Vanderbilt University School of Nursing earns national CCNE accreditation

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing earns national CCNE accreditation

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) and post-master’s certificate programs for a five-year period through 2021.

VUSN named among the Best Graduate Schools

VUSN named among the Best Graduate Schools

Once again Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine. We are delighted to report that the School of Nursing Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program is ranked No. 10 for the 2017 year. This is the first time that US…

Study shows people with Alzheimer’s have a lower ability to detect pain but they feel it as intensely as healthy adults

People with Alzheimer’s disease don’t perceive pain as readily as healthy older adults, and this may lead to delays and underreporting of pain. This alteration in pain detection may be one reason that people with Alzheimer’s disease and pain tend to be undermedicated and suffer unnecessarily, a trans-institutional group of Vanderbilt researchers reported recently in…

Search committee for VUSN Senior Associate Dean for Research announced

Barbara A. Given, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the Visiting Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) and university distinguished professor at the Michigan State University College of Nursing, will lead the search committee for the next senior associate dean for research for VUSN. The trans-institutional search committee will work with executive search…

Emerging nurse leaders receive inspiration and encouragement during seminar

Susan Cooper, MSN, R.N., FAAN, senior vice president for ambulatory services and chief integration officer for Regional One Health in Memphis, engages seminar participants during her keynote June 8. The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing joined with the Tennessee Action Coalition to host an Emerging Nurse Leader seminar, “Nurses Leading Change Towards a Culture of…

VUSN faculty named fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) recently inducted Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) Sharon Holley, DNP, MSN, associate professor of Nursing, and Tonia Moore-Davis, MSN, instructor of Nursing, into its 2016 class of fellows during ceremonies at the association’s annual meeting in Albuquerque.

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