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“If You Want to Be a Nurse”–Reflections from an Experienced VUSN Nurse in Recognition of Nurses Month
May 10, 2023
Charlotte Covington, BSN’69, MSN’89, associate professor of nursing, emerita, is a Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumna (twice), former faculty member, past VUSN Alumni Board member and lifelong friend to the school. In honor of Nurses Month, we are happy to share this essay she wrote that captures the reality and dedication of being a nurse. One…
Once a Nurse: Community of Nurses Continues in Retirement
November 30, 2021
At a retirement center nestled in the hills of Nashville, a cadre of Vanderbilt nurses have built a community within a community. No single career experience connects them—they’ve been war nurses, flight nurses, ER nurses and floor nurses, as well as teachers, researchers and administrators. Their relationships are woven through their vast web of experience, with their love of nursing at the hub. “Nurses always find each other,” says Charlotte Covington, BSN’69, MSN’89, associate professor of nursing, emerita.