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Legislators encourage doctoral nursing students to share real-life impact of healthcare issues

September 2, 2016

  Be involved, be personal and be succinct. Those are key to engaging with policy makers and advocating for healthcare issues, two Tennessee lawmakers told doctoral students at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Tuesday. Sen. Jeff Yarbro, D-Nashville; Rep. Cameron Sexton, R-Crossville; past President of the Tennessee Nurses Association Jill Kinch, MMHC, MSN, CPNP-AC/PC;…

Diverse degrees and opportunities draw new School of Nursing students

August 31, 2016

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has welcomed 478 new students from 45 states and three countries into its Master of Nursing Science (MSN), Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) and Ph.D. degree programs. Of those, 150 students have degrees in fields other than nursing; these PreSpecialty students spend three semesters in intense, full-time foundational…

School of Nursing Dean Emerita Named Living Legend

August 10, 2016

Colleen Conway-Welch, Dean Emerita of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has been named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, one of nursing’s most distinguished and prestigious professional organizations. In making the announcement, the academy noted Conway-Welch’s “direct and profound contributions to the nursing profession, health education and public policy through her research,…

VUSN named among the Best Graduate Schools

August 10, 2016

Once again Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine. We are delighted to report that the School of Nursing Doctorate of Nursing Practice Program is ranked No. 10 for the 2017 year. This is the first time that US…

VUSN honors near-record number of students during pinning ceremonies

August 3, 2016

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) recognized 360 students — one of the largest classes in its history — during pinning ceremonies Sunday at Vanderbilt’s Langford Auditorium. More than 2,000 family and friends packed Langford to watch VUSN students mark the completion of their nursing programs. To accommodate the large numbers, the school held…

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing earns national CCNE accreditation

June 16, 2016

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) and post-master’s certificate programs for a five-year period through 2021.