Posts Tagged ‘DNP’

Incoming School of Nursing class includes first Executive Leadership DNPs

August 30, 2017

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing welcomed 474 new Master of Nursing Science, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Ph.D. students in a series of orientation events Aug. 16-28. The new class included the school’s first cohort of eight executive leadership track DNP students. The incoming MSN class of 402 included 187 students who hold…

VUSN DNP Alum Laura Sidlinger accepts the Chair of the Kansas Community Mental Health Centers’ Organization of Medical Directors and Psychiatric Staff

August 26, 2017

Laura Sidlinger, MD, director of Medical Services at Valeo Behavioral Health Care, has accepted the Chair of the Kansas Community Mental Health Centers’ Organization of Medical Directors and Psychiatric Staff, an affiliate of the Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas. This group of professionals from the 26 community mental health centers advocate at the local…

School of Nursing celebrates accomplishment during August Pinning ceremonies

August 9, 2017

More than 350 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students were recognized at the completion of their programs during Pinning ceremonies held at Langford Auditorium on Sunday, Aug. 6. The 276 Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students received the VUSN pin from their individual specialty directors, while eight Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students…

HRSA Awards $1.2 Million to School of Nursing for Future Faculty

July 17, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recently received a $1,221,359 grant to support Doctor of Nursing Practice students who plan to become nursing faculty. The award brings the funds the school has received for the program since 2008 to $7.3 million. The grant is part of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Nurse Faculty Loan…

School of Nursing holds December pinning and awards

January 5, 2017

Family and friends of 17 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students gathered in Benton Chapel Dec. 9, 2016 for pinning ceremonies. Among those receiving the nursing pin were two Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners (AGPCNP) and nine Nurse-Midwifery Nurse Practitioners (NMW). In addition, six Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduates received pin guards signifying…

U.S. Deputy Surgeon General lecture at 3 p.m. today

December 13, 2016

NOTE: Lecture is at 3 p.m. today. Some information had an incorrect start time.  Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the deputy surgeon general of the United States, will deliver the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) inaugural Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. in Nursing Annex room 155. The free…