Vanderbilt Nurse News Category

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November 12, 2014

School Kicks Off Strategic Planning Process

November 11, 2014

Nearly 200 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members took part in a special planning retreat this summer, kicking off the School’s strategic vision process. “We are in the midst of a sea change in health care,” said VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN, Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing. “This will give us…

Dean’s Message

November 11, 2014

Dear Alumni, Colleagues and Supporters, We have had a very busy and successful several months and are off to a very strong start to the 2014-2015 academic year. In May more than 100 MSN, DNP and PhD students participated in Vanderbilt’s Commencement and our Academic Hooding Ceremonies. In early August 350 students completed their MSN,…

Reaching Out to Local Students

November 11, 2014

Glencliff High School students recently learned firsthand about health care roles thanks to a collaboration between the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the Oasis Center’s Youth Engagement and Action Program. VUSN students, including Lena McMillan, left, developed an hourlong curriculum, as part of their community health course, to engage students like Erika Davila and…

Health Coaching Certificate Program Debuts

November 11, 2014

The Vanderbilt University Schools of Nursing and Medicine, the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing Service have come together to sponsor a new health coaching certificate program that teaches health care providers how to partner with patients, help set realistic health goals and provide support along the way….

VUSN’s Lalonde Wins on Jeopardy!

November 11, 2014

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing student Molly Anne Lalonde was a four-time winner on the game show Jeopardy! this summer. Her winnings netted more than $55,000. Lalonde is a Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner student who completed her master’s coursework in August. She is no stranger to the academic rigor and emotional intelligence required to succeed on…