Vanderbilt Nurse News Category

Notice of CCNE Accreditation Review

September 14, 2015

The Masters of Nursing Science, the Post Master’s Certificate, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are scheduled for an accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Oct. 21-23, 2015. As a part of that evaluation and accreditation process, we are notifying our major constituents that…

VUSN Welcomes Incoming PhD, DNP and MSN Students

August 19, 2015

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing welcomed 428 new students pursuing Master of Science in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice or Ph.D. degrees. This year there are 140 new students who have degrees in fields other than nursing who are beginning their pursuit of an MSN degree to become an advanced practice nurse. The school admitted…

VUSN Alumni Leadership News

August 11, 2015

Mary Kate FitzPatrick, DNP ’12, has been named chief nursing officer at the University of Vermont Medical Center.  She had been clinical director for Neurosciences and Women’s Health and Neonatal Nursing Divisions at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Read more Christopher Hulin, MSN ’95, was named president of the Middle Tennessee School of…

Faculty and Students Recognized at ACNM Annual Meeting

August 7, 2015

A group of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty and students played an active role in the 60th American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. in June.  The annual conference attracts more than 2,000 participants for four days of national speakers, education sessions, workshops and recognitions.  Highlights included: Student Recognitions: Ali Sevilla…

Faculty Workshops: August 2015

July 15, 2015

  Faculty Workshops – August 2015 Intro to Blackboard Date: Monday, August 24 Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm Location: Stevenson Center, Room 2200 See map Facilitator: Stacey Johnson, CFT Assistant Director for Educational Technology Audience: Faculty and Graduate Student Instructors Intro to Blackboard is a workshop for instructors new to the Blackboard course management system, or for those…

VUSN’s Adams and Wolgast Selected as Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing

July 15, 2015

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor and Faculty Scholar Susie Adams, PhD, APRN, PMHNP, FAANP, and Assistant Professor and Director of the Healthcare Leadership Program Kelly Wolgast, DNP, MSS, RN, FACHE, have been selected as a Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing.  This recognition reflects consistent contributions to the profession of nursing throughout their…