Posts Tagged ‘Kelly Aldrich’

School of Nursing holds innovative informatics conference for nurse educators

September 13, 2022

Nursing educators challenged with incorporating nursing informatics into their curriculum in accordance with new AACN Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education got a jump start at a three-day Vanderbilt Informatics Summer Teaching Academy (VISTA) held at VUSN July 20-22.   The informatics immersion, led by nursing informatics experts, used AACN informatics essentials as a framework…

Nursing faculty honored as fellows

August 8, 2022

Nine VUSN faculty have been announced as fellows in several prestigious nursing and health care organizations, honoring their hard work and contributions to their professions. The Society of Critical Care Medicine elected Associate Professor Brian Widmar, PhD’12, FAANP, FCCM, as a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and named Professor and Independence…

Four faculty to be inducted as American Academy of Nursing fellows

August 1, 2022

The American Academy of Nursing has selected four School of Nursing faculty for its 2022 cohort of fellows. The four, Kelly Aldrich, DNP, FHIMSS; Laurie Connors, PhD(c), DNP,  FAANP; Marilyn Dubree, MSN’76; and Brenda Kulhanek, PhD, will be inducted into the academy during its annual health policy conference in October. Six VUSN alumni will also…

Nursing students try on VR technology that could benefit patients and nurse well-being

April 8, 2022

Although physically in a classroom at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, a group of students were far, far away, virtually experiencing campfires, galaxies, snowfall and other relaxing settings. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students were exploring how virtual reality can be used in health care and education, taking part in an innovative VUSN pilot program called SparkleVille, which uses technology to enhance kinesthetic learning. The program also offers learning opportunities for nursing informatic students as part of their practicum. 

School of Nursing to hold innovative informatics conference for nurse educators

March 21, 2022

Nursing educators challenged with incorporating nursing informatics into their curriculum in accordance with the new AACN Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education can get a jump start at a three-day conference offered by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing this summer. The Vanderbilt Informatics Summer Teaching Academy (VISTA) will be July 20-22, 2022, at Vanderbilt’s park-like…

Follow the Data

December 1, 2021

Walk into any modern hospital room and you’ll find as much precisely calibrated equipment as in the cockpit of a 787, machines capable of monitoring and recording just about every known biological function. It’s often nurses who utilize this ever-more sophisticated technology, drawing on real-time data to help treat patients and collaborate with the health care team in making diagnoses or charting a path for care.