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Zsamboky to lead VUSN’s Psychiatric-Mental Health NP program
January 21, 2020
Assistant Professor Marci Zsamboky, DNP’18, RN, PMHNP/CNS-BC, CNE, has been named academic director of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan) specialty at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty is one of the school’s most competitive programs and is currently ranked as the No. 2 program in the U.S. by U.S….
Americans rank nurses as the most trusted professionals in the U.S.
January 20, 2020
Nursing remains the most trusted profession in the United States, with 85% of people rating nurses as having very high or high levels of honesty and ethics. That’s according to a poll just released by Gallup, who asked U.S. adults to assess the honesty and ethics of a list of professions in December 2019. This…
School of Nursing and VUMC receive national New Era for Academic Nursing Award
November 6, 2019
The active and productive partnership between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) with its 2019 New Era for Academic Nursing Award. The competitive honor recognizes schools of nursing and academic medical centers that are committed to positioning academic nursing…
School of Nursing designated Center of Excellence (News Around the School)
November 5, 2019
The National League for Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an NLN Center of Excellence in recognition of its high standards of educational excellence and visionary leadership.
VUSN DNP Alumna, Margaret Taylor, discusses what moms-to-be learn from each other through group prenatal care
July 7, 2019
“When you put people together and they can influence each other, the experience is so much stronger and more powerful,” said certified nurse midwife Margaret Taylor. “And certainly more effective than a midwife or physician telling a patient what to do.” Taylor is a Vanderbilt School of Nursing Faculty Practice Nurse-Midwives & Primary Care practitioner…
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.