Posts Tagged ‘ENP’

Vanderbilt Nursing’s virtual pinning relies on tradition and technology

May 18, 2020

Coronavirus, social distancing and postponement of Commencement festivities didn’t prevent the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing from holding its traditional pinning ceremonies for students finishing their programs—the event just became virtual. Pinning is a more than 100-year-old tradition unique to the nursing profession. Every nursing school has a specially designed pin that its graduates wear….

VUSN’s Jennifer Wilbeck walks you through taking your temperature correctly

March 30, 2020

Fever is one of the COVID-19 symptoms. School of Nursing Professor and Emergency Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Wilbeck, DNP, PMC’06, MSN’99, FAAN, FAANP, tells Prevention how to make sure you’re taking your temperature correctly.

School of Nursing receives $1.43 million HRSA award to develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education

October 19, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) students. Vanderbilt’s program is projected to increase the number of SANE-trained and certified advanced practice registered nurses practicing…

VUSN launches new program for family nurse practitioners in emergency and urgent care

May 6, 2016

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has developed a new post-master’s educational program for family nurse practitioners who work in either emergency care or urgent care settings and desire to become certified as emergency nurse practitioners (ENP-C). The new two-semester program will start fall 2016 for FNP-certified applicants in emergency care. Four courses (two each…

Putting the ER in Diversity

March 30, 2013

During her orientation as an emergency nurse at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Hollywood, Calif., Katherine Bolden, MSN, RN, helped care for a man who had come to the ER after falling and hitting his head. The medical staff suspected that he had suffered a serious injury, and the doctor ordered tests. A CT scan revealed…