VUSN Lingo: Acronyms and Abbreviations

Building abbreviations

Atrium Lobby of the new building
FH  Frist Hall 
GH or GX Godchaux Hall 
Living Room  The large room between Godchaux Hall and the new building
NA Nursing Annex
SON New building

Programs and Specialties

MSN Masters of Science in Nursing
DNP Doctor of Nursing Practice
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
ASN Associates of Science in Nursing
AGACNP Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

ENP Emergency Nurse Practitioner
FNP Family Nurse Practitioner
MN Master of Nursing
NHCL Nursing and Health Care Leadership
NNP Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
NM Nurse-Midwifery
NI Nursing Informatics
PNPAC Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Care
PNPPC Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care
PMHNP Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing (Lifespan)
WHGRNP Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Other Acronyms

APRN Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
BEA Business Entity Approver
CELA Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment
CRDS Center for Research Development and Scholarship
EOT Education, Operations, and Technology
FNIC Frist Nursing Informatics Center
FUM Financial Unit Manager
HCM Human Capital Manager
MTA Middle Tennessee Area
OMTA Outside Middle Tennessee Area
RN Registered Nurse
SAAA Student Admissions and Academic Affairs
SAD Senior Associate Dean
Sim Lab Skills and Simulation Lab
SLC School Life Committee


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