Vanderbilt Nurse News Category

The Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practices required by the American Association of College of Nursing

November 5, 2013

Essential 1: Scientific Underpinnings for Practice Essential 2: Organizational and Systems Leadership for Quality Improvement and Systems Thinking Essential 3: Clinical Scholarship and Analytical Methods for Evidence-Based Practice Essential 4: Information Systems/Technology and Patient Care Technology for the Improvement and Transformation of Health Care Essential 5: Health Care Policy for Advocacy in Health Care Essential…

Dean’s Message

November 5, 2013

Dear Alumni, Colleagues and Supporters, It is an honor to serve as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, and I will work every day to live up to the challenge. As you probably know, there is no better learning or proving ground than having worked with Dean Emerita Colleen Conway-Welch for more than…

The Vanderbilt DNP Experience

November 5, 2013

Vanderbilt’s DNP program is built upon our 100+ year history of innovation in nursing education and is tailored to your nursing educational background whether it is in clinical practice, health systems or informatics. • Applicants (CNS, CNM, CRNA or NP) who enter with an MSN and applicants with an MSN in health systems management or…

Nursing Leadership in Global Health Symposium

November 5, 2013

In February, Vanderbilt University will host the Nursing Leadership in Global Health Symposium, which aims to promote the nursing model of care as a means to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations in resource-limited settings around the globe. The symposium is open to nurses and other health care workers and administrators who are…

5 Things You Need to Know about Dean Norman

November 5, 2013

• She ends meetings with: “Does anyone have anything else to share for the good of the School?” • She has a long history of approaching faculty with: “Do I have an opportunity for you!” • She has a hearty laugh. • She has a habit of waking up and working from 2-4 a.m., then…

Q+A: An Interview with Terri Donaldson

November 5, 2013

Vanderbilt Nurse recently sat down with Terri Donaldson, DNP, RN, ACNP-BC, director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Donaldson has nearly 30 years of experience in cardiac and critical care nursing, has been on faculty since 2001, and became the DNP program director in 2012. She shares why the DNP is one of the…