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Diversity Month at School of Nursing wraps up with student presentations

February 26, 2019

Interest in diversity, equity and inclusion at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has expanded so much that what formerly was a one-day event turned into a series of events for the month of February. In the past, the school held a one-day diversity event that featured student-created poster presentations about different cultures and health…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Kaitlyn Geib, begins new role as pediatric nurse practitioner

February 15, 2019

Hillside Health Center (CA) is proud to welcome pediatric nurse practitioner Kaitlyn Geib. Geib has worked as a nurse in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for several years. Geib received her master’s degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.  Now, she is ready to begin her first position as a pediatric nurse practitioner…

Immersion experience launches first class of VUSN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner students

February 13, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recently held a three-day clinical immersion to launch its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for advanced practice nursing students, part of a $1.43 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are specifically trained to help victims of sexual assault, collect evidence and testify. HRSA has an initiative to increase their number nationwide and reduce the need for individuals seeking help to travel to find someone with SANE training.

VUSN faculty and alumni named March of Dimes Nurses of the Year

February 8, 2019

Nine nurses from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently received top honors at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards.

Schorn selected National Academies of Practice Distinguished Fellow

January 28, 2019

Senior Associate Dean for Academics Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing. Schorn was selected in recognition of her leadership and achievements in nursing, education and research. She has served as senior associate dean since 2013 and oversees academic programs and services…

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