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“U.S. News & World Report” rankings again put VUSN among nation’s best

March 13, 2017

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has once again been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News & World Report magazine The School of Nursing is ranked at No. 15 in the nation’s elite programs in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Graduate Schools rankings, tied with the University…

A Letter from the Deans’ Nursing Policy Coalition

March 1, 2017

Recently, deans from some of the nation’s top nursing schools sent a letter to congressional leaders. In it, they urged Congress to include nurses in the national discussion regarding the Affordable Care Act. Dean Linda Norman was one of the 10 deans signing the letter as part of the Deans’ Nursing Policy Coalition.

Nitrous oxide makes a comeback

February 13, 2017

In 2014 Nicole Dutcher delivered her first child using natural childbirth. She was passionate about trying it again with her second pregnancy. But one thing stood in the way — her memory.

Using the internet for good

February 8, 2017

Even before she began working directly with children with life-threatening conditions, Terrah Foster Akard, MSN ‘01, PhD ‘08, was moved by their stories. In one, a 7-year-old boy stuffed pictures and notes into egg-shaped hosiery containers and hid them around his house like Easter eggs. His family found them after he died. In another, a…

U.S. Deputy Surgeon General encourages nurses to be bold and influence public policy

February 1, 2017

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, the U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, visited Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) on Monday, January 10, to speak to a packed audience of students, faculty, alumni and campus leaders. In her presentation, “Health Policy Priorities for Nursing: Past, Present, and Future,” the nation’s top nurse gave . . .

Nine Vanderbilt nurses honored by March of Dimes Tennessee

January 30, 2017

Nine nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) received top honors at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards, held on Dec. 12 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs. The event, in its seventh year, recognizes nurses who embody leadership, compassion and excellence in…