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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…

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…

Health fair yields experience for students and savings for older adults

November 30, 2016

If VUSN students didn’t know how big a difference nurses can make in people’s lives, they do now. Their participation in a health fair at the Margaret Maddox Family YMCA in East Nashville went beyond the traditional health assessment. These students developed Medicare plan comparisons for 32 seniors that could result in potential savings of $75,923.85…

Research News/MyVU New Faculty 2016: Meet faculty member Susanna Rudy

November 1, 2016

Fresh from college with a bachelor’s degree in nursing, Susanna Rudy tackled her first job—working in the emergency department at Johns Hopkins Hospital, a Level I Trauma Center. “I tell my students to find the most difficult place they can work and start there,” said Rudy, an instructor in the School of Nursing. “That will…

VUSN and Sexual Assault Center develop online training for student volunteers

October 10, 2016

Soon Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) students interested in serving as crisis and support line volunteers for Nashville’s Sexual Assault Center (SAC) will be able to do so from any location in the country. All it will take are commitment, cell phones and a newly developed modified online training program envisioned by Ginny Moore,…

Mac Users: Mac OS Sierra has now been certified by Remote Proctor, and it is safe to upgrade

October 7, 2016

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