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Grant: Telehealth, Informatics

August 25, 2010

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a new $1.3 million grant from the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) for faculty development in informatics, simulation and telehealth. ‚ÄúToday’s nursing faculty are faced with the complex task of educating nurses for a world facing a workforce shortage, increasing patient complexities, and an ever-increasing dependence on…

Working Together for Prenatal Health

August 25, 2010

The Vanderbilt Schools of Nursing and Medicine have come together to improve prenatal care in a clinical partnership called the Shade Tree Early Pregnancy Program (STEPP). Second-year medical students Marissa Blanco, Kelly Bingham and Erin Toaz saw a need for targeted prenatal care, so they applied for grants to support the once-a-month clinic held at…

Nurse-Midwifery Practice Earns National Honor

August 25, 2010

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Nurse-Midwifery practice is among the best large practice groups in the country, according to the American College of Nurse-Midwives. The School’s Nurse-Midwifery practice was recognized as the best practice for the highest rate of first trimester patient entry into care among high-volume certified nurse-midwifery practices (500 or more births per…