Posts Tagged ‘grant’
February 16, 2024
The Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention Simulation Education Training Program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number 1 T48HP52038‐01‐00 as part of an award totaling $500,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the…
School of Nursing and Center for Spiritual and Religious Life team up on project to prepare students to work with diverse religious populations
January 25, 2024
A grant awarded to Vanderbilt University by Interfaith America, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to building bridges among religions, has resulted in courses to help School of Nursing students better serve patients of diverse faith traditions. The School of Nursing and Vanderbilt’s Center for Spiritual and Religious Life are collaborating on curriculum for a series of…
Research studies focus on nurse staffing, discharge transitions and social drivers of health for patients.
December 15, 2023
Three targeted research projects aimed at improving hospital models of care delivery are coming together at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education Ruth Kleinpell PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FNAP, MCCM, and colleagued talked to “DIscoveries in Medicine” about their work on social determinants of health and how a new State of Tennessee grant is helping them evaluate how to fit routine SDOH screening into care.
HRSA awards $4 million to VUSN to address need for nurse-midwives and access to care
November 30, 2023
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $4 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to increase and diversify the nurse-midwife workforce as a means of improving maternal health and increase access to care. The school will use the Maternity Care Nursing Workforce Expansion grant to educate nurse-midwifery students with a specialized…
School of Nursing secures Moore Foundation grant for leadership academy
November 29, 2023
Boosting its commitment to underrepresented nursing leaders, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has secured a grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for its innovative leadership program, Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders. The academy is a groundbreaking, five-day immersive fellowship specially designed to train nurses from backgrounds that are underrepresented in nursing leadership…
Vanderbilt nursing professor wins NIH funding to study sleep’s role in cognitive impairment
October 17, 2023
Makayla Cordoza, assistant professor of nursing, has won a multi-year grant of over $730,000 from the National Institute of Nursing Research. She will research how poor and disturbed sleep contributes to ICU delirium. More than one third of patients in the intensive care unit develop ICU delirium, an acute form of cognitive dysfunction that disproportionately increases the risk for worse outcomes and long-term cognitive impairment. Insufficient and disrupted sleep is also a known contributor to short and long-term neurocognitive deficits. Despite this, the sleep-delirium relationship has not been rigorously investigated, Cordoza wrote in the project abstract.