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Patricia Sengstack, Director, Nursing Informatics Specialty delivers speech at Informatics Conference

August 8, 2019

More than 230 leaders in health care informatics from around the globe convened for educational Value-Driven Care Focus of Informatics Conference. VUSN Nursing Informatics specialty director, Patricia Sengstack closed SINI with her presentation, “Can We Stop the Perpetual Growth and Complexity of the EHR and Give Nurses Time Back with Their Patients?”

School of Nursing pinning ceremonies celebrate achievement and entry into profession

August 7, 2019

Excellence and accomplishment were the focus of pinning and recognition ceremonies held by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on Sunday, Aug. 4. The school recognized the successful completion of programs by 373 Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s Certificate (PMC) students. The MSN graduates were awarded the VUSN school…

VUSN PMC Alumna, Georgianna Coon, named hospitalist at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center (MT)

August 6, 2019

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center named hospitalist and VUSN PMC Alumna, Georgianna Coon, to the clinical staff. Coon received her Post Master’s Certificate with a track in acute care nurse practitioner in 2010. Photo courtesy: The Western News

Q&A with VUSN DNP and MSN Alumna, Trish Baise, CEO of new Ballad Behavioral Services Division (TN)

August 2, 2019

VUSN DNP and MSN Nursing and Health Care Leadership Alumna, Trish Baise, was recently interviewed by the Kingsport TimesNews after she was named CEO of Ballad Health’s new Behavioral Health Services Division. They have an $85 million, 10-year plan to get its job done as part of the Certificate of Public Advantage with the state of…

VUSN MSN Nurse Midwifery Alumna, Natima Alexander, joins Goshen Birth Center (IN)

July 30, 2019

VUSN MSN Alumna, Natima Alexander, CNM, has joined the staff of Goshen Birth Center. Alexander joins a team of three other certified nurse midwives at Goshen Birth Center. Alexander, along with the team, provides care to women and their families throughout their pregnancy, labor and birth and transition into new motherhood. Alexander’s roles include educator, labor…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Ashley Ritter, providing women’s health services in New River Health District (VA)

July 28, 2019

VUSN MSN Alumna and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Ashley Ritter, was welcomed to the New River Women’s Health team of providers. A native of Southwest Virginia, Ms. Ritter spent her early career honing her skills as a registered nurse working in Labor and Delivery, postpartum care, and later public health. She will rotate through the local offices, with…

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