Posts Tagged ‘Carrie Plummer’

Vanderbilt Law and Nursing student clinic provides seniors with advance care planning and legal documents

June 28, 2018

Older adults who need advance care plans and health care/financial power of attorney documents can get them easily and free of charge thanks to a new interprofessional pilot project involving Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Vanderbilt Law School and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The pilot is underwritten by Nashville’s West End Home Foundation. The Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic …

VUSN student-organized trauma workshop draws international participants

May 3, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) student chapter of Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSRH) recently hosted “Trauma-Informed Pelvic Care,” an interactive, live-streamed workshop led by guest speaker Stephanie Tillman, CNM. A nurse-midwife in Chicago, Tillman is also known for her blog, “Feminist Midwife.” People from Canada, Mexico, the UK, and across the…

2017 School of Nursing awards recognize faculty, staff and VUSM’s Bernard

May 24, 2017

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) presented its annual awards to faculty, staff and a friend of the school during its spring assembly on May 18. VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing, presented Gordon Bernard, M.D., executive vice president for Research and senior associate dean for…

Health fair yields experience for students and savings for older adults

November 30, 2016

If VUSN students didn’t know how big a difference nurses can make in people’s lives, they do now. Their participation in a health fair at the Margaret Maddox Family YMCA in East Nashville went beyond the traditional health assessment. These students developed Medicare plan comparisons for 32 seniors that could result in potential savings of $75,923.85…

Vanderbilt and Lipscomb Students Help Health Seniors with Medicare Enrollment

October 26, 2015

Students from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Lipscomb College of Pharmacy volunteered a recent Saturday (Halloween) to help residents of Trevecca Towers in Nashville learn about Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment options as well as provide some health screenings. “Medicare offers many options, and it can be confusing for many people to figure out which…

VUSN event aids drug disposal efforts

April 14, 2011

More than 49,000 doses of prescription and over-the-counter medications were safely disposed of at a recent Dickson County drug disposal event thanks to the combined efforts of faculty and students from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Lipscomb College of Pharmacy, Belmont University, the Dickson Police Department, 23rd Judicial District Anti-Drug Taskforce, and the Dickson Explorer’s…