Posts Tagged ‘april kapu’

Welcome New Faculty

November 27, 2021

New additions to the Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty bring expertise in education, practice, research and scholarship.

Three faculty to head professional associations

November 27, 2021

Three of the nation’s professional nursing associations have elected Vanderbilt faculty to their highest offices.

APP Clinical Advancement Program Increases Job Satisfaction

October 23, 2021

Rates of satisfaction with professional development opportunities among non-faculty advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and PAs increased nearly twofold following implementation of a pilot clinical advancement program at VUMC. Dr. April Kapu said that this program may help improve burnout rates among clinicians by “providing an infrastructure for professional growth and development,” but other solutions are needed to…

NPs and PAs Weigh In on Sugar and Alcohol Guidelines

March 2, 2021

VUSN Professor Dr. April Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, was recently interviewed by the Clinical Advisor per the controversy over USDA-HHS Dietary Guidelines. Dr. Kapu commented: “Obesity and detrimental effects of alcohol have tremendous negative consequences on health. I would encourage the USDA-HHS to continue study into the effects of sugar and alcohol consumption and evidence-based…

News Around the School: VUSN and VUMC receive New Era for Academic Nursing Award from AACN

September 3, 2020

The active and productive partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. The competitive honor recognizes schools of nursing and academic medical centers that are committed to positioning academic nursing…

School of Nursing and VUMC receive national New Era for Academic Nursing Award

November 6, 2019

The active and productive partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. The competitive honor recognizes schools of nursing and academic medical centers that are committed to positioning academic nursing…