Fall 2018 Category

Welcome New Faculty

October 9, 2018

Leanne M. Boehm, PhD’16, MSN’09, ACNS-BC Assistant Professor Boehm focuses on strategies to improve outcomes for the critically ill. She has worked extensively on reducing ICU delirium using an interprofessional evidence-based ABCDEF bundle. Her research interests include interventions to improve interprofessional protocol implementation, adherence and fidelity; ICU peer support and diary programs; and reducing post-intensive…

Selected Works 2017

October 9, 2018

Journals Adams S, Morse S, Choi S, Watson C, Bride BE. Substance use and mental health treatment retention among young adults. Global Journal of Addiction & Rehabilitation Medicine. Feb 2017:1(3):5555564. Davidson BT, Allison TL. Improving heart failure patient outcomes utilizing guideline-directed therapy. Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care. July 2017:42(7S Suppl 1):3-14….

The DNP Advantage

October 9, 2018

They live and work across the U.S. — some in bustling cities, others in scenic mountain settings. Their backgrounds range from surgical nursing to labor and delivery. Some of them have decades of experience and others have less. One characteristic all these nurses have in common, however, is they knew that obtaining their doctor of…

Making an Impact

October 9, 2018

Starting with its founding more than 100 years ago, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been committed to improving the health of individuals, communities and populations through education, discovery and care. Today more than ever, discovery is playing a larger role in health care. New issues call for new solutions. Standard methods may call for…

Designed with health in mind

October 4, 2018

The soon-to-open Vanderbilt University School of Nursing expansion has the well-being of its occupants at the heart of its design, construction and operation. It is Vanderbilt’s — and Nashville’s — first full building constructed to rigorous WELL Building Standard requirements that consider a structure’s impact on its occupants in the areas of air, water, nourishment,…

Four gifts, one purpose

October 4, 2018

The $26.3 million Vanderbilt University School of Nursing expansion, which began last spring, is nearing completion at the intersection of historic Godchaux Hall, Patricia Champion Frist Hall and the Nursing Annex. The project was aided recently by a range of supporters who together are helping raise the roof. Friends, foundations, alumni and past parents all…