Posts Tagged ‘DNP’

VUSN DNP Alumna, Dina Velocci, Begins Term as President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

August 25, 2021

VUSN DNP alumna Dina Velocci, DNP, CRNA, APRN, recently took office as the 2021-2022 president of the 59,000-member American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA). “It is my honor and a privilege to serve as president of the AANA in this watershed year, in which CRNAs continue to prove that they are indispensable to America’s healthcare…

School of Nursing among nation’s best in 2022 “U.S. News & World Report” rankings

March 30, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing was again named a Top 10 graduate nursing school, as ranked in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School survey released today. Vanderbilt’s Master of Science in Nursing advanced to be the nation’s No. 8 program and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program ranked No. 6. Additionally,…

VUSN receives $1.35 million NFLP grant to educate future faculty

November 1, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.35 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to support Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students who are interested in becoming nursing faculty members. The award brings the funds the school has received for the NFLP program since 2008…

CCNE Accreditation Review and Request for Third-Party Comments

August 31, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will be reviewed for re-accreditation November 4-6, 2020 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This will be an evaluation of its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s APRN Certificate programs. Interested parties may submit written comments concerning Vanderbilt University School of…

Jane Mericle, DNP’20, is named School of Nursing Founder’s Medalist

May 8, 2020

Jane M. Mericle, DNP’20, is this year’s Founder’s Medalist for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She earned a doctor of nursing practice degree. Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced Vanderbilt’s 2020 Founder’s Medalists in a video message to the university community on May 8. “To all of this year’s Founder’s Medalists, you…

School of Nursing receives $5 million in HRSA grants to increase nurse practitioners in rural, underserved areas

August 9, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received two awards totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to increase the number of nurse practitioners (NP) working in rural and underserved communities where there aren’t enough primary care providers. In response to the growing need for mental health services, both…