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Dean Norman’s July 24 Return to Campus Email to Faculty, Staff & Post-Docs

July 29, 2020

Dear VUSN faculty, staff and post-docs: I am following up on Vanderbilt University’s update on our return to campus from earlier this week. It included information about the required return to campus educational module and COVID-19 Return to Campus Acknowledgement, as well as information about symptom monitoring and classroom protocols. If you missed the Provost’s…

Nurse researchers study expanded autonomy for advanced practice nurses during pandemic

July 2, 2020

Nurse leaders from three prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic grew in the U.S., governors in 16 states, including Tennessee, waived select requirements…

Watch Medicine Grand Rounds on the affect of racism on health and health care

June 26, 2020

VUMC Department of Medicine hosted a very special Medicine Grand Rounds event on June 25. “How Structural Racism Affects Health and Health Care” featured four distinguished panelists in a discussion of racism in academic medicine and the health care environment. Watch 

Vanderbilt Nursing students, faculty return to in-person classes on campus fall 2020

June 16, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus for in-person classes in late August. This is part of Vanderbilt University’s comprehensive  Return to Classes plan, which was announced today by Incoming Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente. Vanderbilt School of Nursing Dean Linda D. Norman,…

Sew for a student: A Vanderbilt Nursing way to help COVID-19 efforts

May 27, 2020

Dean Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN, is requesting that Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumni sew cloth masks that PreSpecialty students can use as they return to their clinical activities. In an email sent May 19, the dean wrote, “I am optimistic that our School of Nursing PreSpecialty students will be able to return to…

How Virtual Training Is Set to Change Nursing Education

May 21, 2020

A digital connection for frontline caretakers is crucial to classroom continuity and skill development, especially during a pandemic.

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