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Six VUSN Alumni named American Academy of Nursing Fellows

August 12, 2020

The American Academy of Nursing has selected six Vanderbilt University School of Nursing alumni as fellows. The alumni will be inducted in a virtual ceremony during the academy’s annual conference in late October. Invitation to fellowship is one of the highest recognitions bestowed by AAN. Fellows (FAAN) are recognized for their extraordinary commitment to the…

Former faculty, alumna and trailblazer Sara Hutchinson Hampshire remembered

August 7, 2020

Friends, former students and past colleagues were saddened to hear of the May 2 death of School of Nursing alumna and former faculty member Sara Hutchison Hampshire, BSN’71, MSN’75. Vanderbilt Magazine recalled the life and impact of this women’s health trailblazer.

School of Nursing Return to Campus Website

August 3, 2020

For information regarding the return to campus for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing students, faculty, staff and post-docs, please visit https://nursing.vanderbilt.edu/return/

Dean Norman’s July 24 Coming to Campus Email to Students

July 29, 2020

Dear VUSN incoming and current students: 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. Please read the announcement for in-depth…

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…

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