Posts Tagged ‘betsey-usher’

Nursing researchers pair with clinicians for CEU session on implementing discovery into practice

October 8, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing alumni and faculty will reveal recent nursing science discoveries and how they translate into practice and improved patient care during a continuing education session on Friday, Oct. 12, from 2-4 p.m. in Nursing Annex room 155. “From Discovery to the Bedside: Vanderbilt’s Nursing Science to Nursing Practice” is part of…

Usher Named Alumni Relations Director

October 15, 2015

Betsey Usher was named Director of Alumni Relations at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.  She will be responsible for developing and implementing activities to engage VUSN alumni and to link alumni with students.  She has served at several positions at the school for past eight years, first as coordinator of the school’s Centennial celebration,…

School of Nursing wellness program takes to the stairs

August 4, 2011

The stairwells at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing are seeing a lot more traffic this summer thanks to a StairWellness Program developed by the school and Health Plus. The VUSN StairWellness program was initiated by Carla Beals, graphics manager at VUSN, and Betsey Usher, a program manager, who were inspired after hearing Mayor Karl…

VUSN Centennial lecturer sees challenges for health reform

February 20, 2009

Tom Scully, J.D., former head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said universal health care coverage is “probably a long way off.” Scully, who spoke at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing last week as part of the school’s Centennial Lecture Series, began working with the Senate in 1981 and was a chief health…

VUSN seminar series offers tips on caring for elderly loved ones

June 13, 2008

Vanderbilt University Nursing School recently kicked off a four-part summer series dedicated to providing much-needed tips on caring for elderly loved ones. The series, “Caring for Your Aging Parents,” is free and is designed to address key elements such as safety concerns, medicine issues, understanding dementia, legal protections and other issues.