Posts Tagged ‘featured-news’

Vanderbilt celebrates Dean Norman for accomplishments, leadership

June 30, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing held a celebration honoring Dean Linda Norman, DNS, FAAN, as she prepared to step down as dean on June 30. Colleagues, faculty, staff, alumni and Vanderbilt University leaders were on hand in person and via Zoom as Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier unveiled a portrait of the dean by acclaimed artist…

VUSN Alumna, Jeaninne Blackwell, PMHNP-BC, Appointed Leader in new Collaborative Psych Evaluation and Medication Management Services

March 12, 2021

The Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (MD), is launching collaborative Psych Evaluation and Medication Management services and have named VUSN PMHNP/Divinity Alumna Jeaninne Blackwell as leader. It is a client-centered, collaborative service that focuses on selecting effective medication with safe dosage and/or using psychotherapy. “Her knowledge, experience, and clinical excellence will greatly enhance our ability to…

VUSN Nurse-Midwifery program seeks third-party comments for ACME accreditation

January 15, 2021

The nurse-midwifery education program at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, is scheduled to be reviewed by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) Board of Review (BOR) for continuing accreditation March 29, 2021. Please email any written third party comments to ASmith@acnm.org or mail to ACME at 8403 Colesville Rd., Suite 1550, Silver Spring, MD, by…

“Making ‘Good Trouble'” is topic of Martin Luther King, Jr. lecture hosted by VUSM and VUSN

January 11, 2021

The chief diversity and inclusion officer for the American Association of Medical Colleges will deliver the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Celebration Event Lecture on Monday, Jan. 18. The annual event is co-sponsored by the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. This year’s event will be held virtually….

Vanderbilt Nursing graduates told “the world needs you more than ever”

May 14, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Dean Linda D. Norman, DSN, RN, FAAN, told Class of 2020 nursing graduates that while the current COVID-19 pandemic disrupted end-of-year activities, it put advanced practice nurses like the new graduates in the world’s spotlight. “People see nurses risking their well-being to help desperately ill people. They see nurses solving…

Quick guide on how to wear a mask

May 8, 2020

Masks are now part of our daily lives. They are recommended by the CDC and other health experts as a way to limit the spread of COVID-19. David Aronoff, MD, director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center has put together a quick tutorial on proper and safe masking. It’s a good refresher for those of us who are used to wearing masks and a valuable how-to for mask-wearing novices. This is also a great resource to forward to your friends, family and neighbors who may never have had to wear a mask before. A full article with illustration has been published online at the JAMA Patient Page.