Posts Tagged ‘inclusion’
Health experts to discuss COVID Perspectives & Vaccination Hesitancy
January 11, 2022
The School of Nursing Diversity and Inclusion committee will host a webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. CST to discuss “COVID Perspectives, Values and Vaccination Hesitancy.” A panel of public health and prevention experts will discuss the complexities of personal and professional communication with individuals who are hesitant or refuse to be vaccinated against…
School of Nursing adds anti-racism language to its official diversity and inclusion position statement
January 17, 2021
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has revised its diversity and inclusion statement to include language that specifies the school’s rejection of racism and commitment to racial equity and equality. The revised statement now incorporates the following paragraph: We reject racism of any kind, be it systemic, institutional, or individual. We acknowledge the painful histories related…
How to determine if a school is committed to diversity and inclusion
September 1, 2020
Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Rolanda Johnson, PhD’98, MSN, RN, talks to allnursingschools.com on how potential students can determine if a school is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Does the school have a measurable diversity, equity and inclusion plan, for example, or does the school provide a variety of educational opportunities on diversity, inclusion and equity topics? Johnson also recommends that students considering online nursing programs should look for schools that provide the same opportunities for community and inclusion as in-person programs.
School of Nursing announces official diversity and inclusion position statement
January 13, 2018
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has adopted a new diversity and inclusion statement that sets out its dedication to the equity, diversity and inclusion of all students, faculty and staff and proclaims its responsibilities as an educational institution to foster and graduate highly educated and culturally sensitive health care professionals. The statement was developed…
VUSN ranked 4th in awarding graduate degrees to Native Americans
December 16, 2016
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has ranked the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing No. 4 in the United States for the number of graduate degrees awarded to Native Americans.