Posts Tagged ‘DNP’
Brooke Faught, DNP, named 2019 Founder’s Medalist
May 10, 2019
The 2019 Founder’s Medalist for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing was already a successful entrepreneur, institute director and nurse practitioner before earning her doctor of nursing practice. During her two-year doctor of nursing practice program at VUSN, Brooke Faught worked 60+ hours a week as director of the Women’s Institute for Sexual Health. The mother of three daughters (one with special needs), Brooke also volunteered in the community, gave professional presentations and served on the executive board of directors for two different professional organizations. Her DNP project focused on ways that providers might help young women with Down syndrome receive relevant and appropriate sexuality education.
School of Nursing named to Top 10 in “U.S. News & World Report” rankings
March 20, 2019
In the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings of graduate nursing programs released today, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has risen to the No. 5 rank for its Doctor of Nursing Practice program and to No. 8 for its Master of Science in Nursing program. Those positions are the highest rankings VUSN has received…
March 8, 2019
Ascension has named Amy Wilson, MSN, BSN, RN, as its Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, effective March 11. Wilson is a current VUSN student in the Executive Leadership track of its Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
February 27, 2019
As the opioid epidemic continues to grow into a public health crisis, McLean County Coroner Kathy (Davis) Yoder will present a talk on the national and local effects of opioid abuse. Yoder earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Vanderbilt University, where she continued to provide care to neurosurgical patients at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Rhoten and Sengstack receive VUSN student-voted awards for teaching excellence
December 12, 2018
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing doctoral students named faculty members Bethany Rhoten and Patricia Sengstack as the recipients of the school’s student-voted Dean Colleen Conway-Welch faculty awards. Assistant Professor of Nursing Rhoten, PhD’13, MSN’09, was named the 2018 PhD faculty award recipient. She teaches informatics and scholarly inquiry, foundations of clinical research and quantitative methods,…
Allison receives FAANP grant to study workforce impact of DNPs
November 26, 2018
Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Director Terri Allison, DNP, received a Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners grant award to study the impact DNP-prepared nurse practitioners have on patient and organizational outcomes.