Diversity Month 2024
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Assistant Professor Julia Steed, MSN’10, PhD’18, received the VUSN Award for Recognition of Faculty Achievement in Social Justice at the School of Nursing’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Lecture on January 9. The award recognizes faculty who foster social justice by advocating for equal rights and opportunities for all people. Steed is known as a…
Terri Allison, DNP, FAANP, director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and assistant dean for academics, DNP, recently received Vanderbilt’s Dean Colleen Conway-Welch Award. The student-selected recognition is bestowed upon a DNP faculty member who demonstrates noteworthy contributions to student learning, either through course instruction or by serving as a supportive advisor or mentor….
School of Nursing and Center for Spiritual and Religious Life team up on project to prepare students to work with diverse religious populations
A grant awarded to Vanderbilt University by Interfaith America, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to building bridges among religions, has resulted in courses to help School of Nursing students better serve patients of diverse faith traditions. The School of Nursing and Vanderbilt’s Center for Spiritual and Religious Life are collaborating on curriculum for a series of…
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will be reviewed for accreditation April 3-5, 2024, by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This will be an evaluation of its Master of Nursing (MN) program. Interested parties may submit written comments concerning Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s qualifications for accreditation. Written third-party comments will be received by…
More than Skin Deep: Alumnus Victor Czerkasij helps the children in Ukraine
Nursing alumnus Victor Czerkasij, MSN’06, has made visits to Ukraine, the land of his parents and ancestors, part of his personal mission. On his recent visits, he treated hospitalized children who have been traumatized by the war. “What was amazing to me was how many of the children would say, ‘I’m OK. Why don’t you give it to the child next door? They’re even worse than me,’” Czerkasij recalls.
School of Nursing receives HRSA grant to enhance simulation training
The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing was awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Health Workforce grant to create its new Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program. The three-year, $1.5 million grant, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, will allow the School of Nursing to expand…
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