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Immersion experience launches first class of VUSN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner students

Immersion experience launches first class of VUSN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner students

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recently held a three-day clinical immersion to launch its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for advanced practice nursing students, part of a $1.43 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are specifically trained to help victims of sexual assault, collect evidence and testify. HRSA has an initiative to increase their number nationwide and reduce the need for individuals seeking help to travel to find someone with SANE training.

VUSN faculty and alumni named March of Dimes Nurses of the Year

VUSN faculty and alumni named March of Dimes Nurses of the Year

Nine nurses from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently received top honors at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards.

Schorn selected National Academies of Practice Distinguished Fellow

Senior Associate Dean for Academics Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing. Schorn was selected in recognition of her leadership and achievements in nursing, education and research. She has served as senior associate dean since 2013 and oversees academic programs and services…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing opens $23.6 million building expansion

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrated the opening of its new $23.6 million building expansion with a ribbon cutting and grand opening event on Jan. 22. The expansion, which broke ground in June 2017, features a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices.

Take an interactive tour of the new School of Nursing Building

The new School of Nursing building has the well-being of its occupants at the heart of its design, construction and operation. Take an interactive tour of the building’s wellness features.

Diversity in Action calendar for February 2019 available

Looking for events and activities relating to diversity and inclusion? Check February 2019’s Diversity in Action for VUSN, Vanderbilt and local cultural events, along with listings of nursing conferences with a diversity and inclusion emphasis. More

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Emotional Intelligence: Respecting Cultural Boundaries (Panel Discussion)

The Black Student Nurses Association will lead a panel discussion on "Emotional Intelligence: Respecting Cultural Boundaries." Door prizes will be av...

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VUSN Diversity Day Poster Session

Celebrate diversity and learn about different cultures from VUSN students! There will be gift cards for the top posters and door prizes. Co-sponsore...

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