Posts Tagged ‘DNP’

School of Nursing Nurse-Midwifery and DNP students pinned at program completion

January 22, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized Nurse-Midwifery and Doctor of Nursing Practice students with pinning ceremonies that marked the completion of their programs in December. The Nurse-Midwifery students received VUSN nursing pins in accordance with a nursing profession tradition started by Florence Nightingale. The DNP graduates received guards to wear with their previously earned…

Advocate for nurses and Americans 50+ to give VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Jan. 9

December 11, 2017

Alicia Georges, EdD, FAAN, a leading nursing advocate and the national volunteer president-elect of 38-million member AARP, will be the first speaker in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s 2018 Dean Diversity Lecture series. She will present “Journey to Leadership in Nursing and Beyond: Insight for Future Nurse Leaders” on Tuesday, Jan. 9, noon-1 p.m….

Student-voted awards recognize faculty teaching and mentoring in DNP and Ph.D. programs

October 19, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing doctoral students recently honored professors Mary Dietrich and Karen Hande with the school’s student-voted Dean Colleen Conway-Welch faculty awards. Dietrich, Ph.D., professor of Statistics/Measurement, was named the 2017 Ph.D. faculty award recipient. She teaches research design and statistics and supports Ph.D. students with their dissertation research. Student nominations noted that…

APRN Emergency Medicine Fellowship created

September 7, 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is starting an Advanced Practice Emergency Medicine Fellowship, one of the first programs in the country exclusively for nurse practitioners specializing in emergency care. The first recipient is Danica Ninkovic, who earned her Emergency Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s certificate from VUSN in 2015 and will graduate with her Vanderbilt DNP next year.

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…

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