Posts Tagged ‘FNP’
“If You Want to Be a Nurse”–Reflections from an Experienced VUSN Nurse in Recognition of Nurses Month
May 10, 2023
Charlotte Covington, BSN’69, MSN’89, associate professor of nursing, emerita, is a Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumna (twice), former faculty member, past VUSN Alumni Board member and lifelong friend to the school. In honor of Nurses Month, we are happy to share this essay she wrote that captures the reality and dedication of being a nurse. One…
Alumna is one of the U.S. Airforce’s first aerospace nurse practitioners
September 29, 2022
U.S. Air Force Capt. Molly Dunkelberger, MSN’17, has a new role with the 17th Medical Group at Goodfellow Air Force Base in Texas: She is one of eight pioneering aerospace nurse practitioners in the Air Force. Aerospace nurse practitioner is a new career field and Dunkelberger and her seven colleagues have been specially trained in aerospace medicine to fill the growing gap of flight surgeons. Dunkelberger serves as the primary care manager for the 17th Security Forces Squadron.
School of Nursing excels in “U.S. News & World Report” 2023 rankings
March 29, 2022
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing continues to be ranked as one of the nation’s top schools by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Graduate Schools Rankings. Vanderbilt’s master of science in nursing program was ranked No. 8 and its doctor of nursing science was ranked No. 7 in the 2023 rankings released today….
School of Nursing and Blanchfield Community Hospital deepen partnership with site visits
March 4, 2022
School of Nursing leaders representing specialties ranging from nurse-midwifery to family nurse practitioner visited the Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Fort Campbell last week. The visit was a reciprocal one after Blanchfield leaders toured VUSN recently. The visits are part of an initiative to deepen a partnership between VUSN and the military hospital. During their visit, they discussed educational opportunities and student placements for those interested in military medicine. VUSN academic and clinical placement leaders were also part of the field trip.
John Dowlen, VUSN FNP Alumnus, hired at CHI Memorial Medical Group (TN)
March 4, 2021
CHI Memorial Medical group announces John Dowlen, FNP-C, has joined CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Soddy-Daisy. Mr. Dowlen is certified in basic life support as well as nonviolent crisis intervention. He’s also an ordained minister. He received his master of science in nursing – family nurse practitioner at VUSN.
February 19, 2021
It was with sadness that VUSN learned of the death of Ginna Corts, BSN’70, MSN’73. Ginna was a member of our inaugural family nurse clinician class (now family nurse practitioner). That pioneering class led the way to a new level of nursing.