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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.

ANA President to give May 13 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

May 3, 2019

Ernest J. Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, the 36th president of the American Nurses Association and the first man elected to that office, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 13, noon-1 p.m., in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 161. Grant’s lecture, “Nursing at the Crossroads: The Future of…

Vanderbilt Nursing professor launches study on therapy animals and children with cancer

April 26, 2019

The sight of a dog in a therapy vest trotting down a hospital hallway or being petted by a child lying in a hospital bed is familiar to many, yet the scientific research showing the impact of therapy animals is largely anecdotal, says Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor Mary Jo Gilmer, PhD, FAAN. Her…