Posts Tagged ‘Mavis Schorn’

VUSN’s Schorn reflects on time with Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance IPE program

November 18, 2020

Mavis Schorn, PhD, APRN, CNM, CNE, FACNM, FAAN, FNAP, served with the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance’s (MVA) Interprofessional Education and Inter-Institutional Collaborative Learning (IPE) program for almost nine years. She was Director and Co-Director during the last four. Earlier in 2020, she stepped away from the program. She recently reflected on her tenure and passing the torch.

Ketel looks forward to work as IPE Co-Director for Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance

November 18, 2020

Assistant Professor and Clinic at Mercury Courts Clinical Director Christian Ketel, DNP’14, RN, has added a new role: Interprofessional Education (IPE) and Inter-Institutional Collaborative Learning co-director with the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance. He sat down with MVA writer Matt Schorr recently to talk about his new adventure.

National Study: Pandemic, Oversight Waivers Impact Advanced Practice Nurses

November 11, 2020

Preliminary results from a national survey reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), while findings related to the temporary easing of practice restrictions show little effect on APRN practice. In states with restrictive practice requirements, barriers that impact patient care and access continued to exist despite waivers issued to help…

VUSN receives $3.2 million federal grant to increase diversity in health care providers

October 21, 2020

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has launched a scholarship program for family nurse practitioner, nurse-midwifery and dual nurse-midwifery/FNP master’s students that aims to increase diversity in primary health care providers, particularly in medically underserved areas. Funded by a new $3.2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration under its Bureau of Health…

VUSN Awards Recognize Alumni Accomplishments

September 3, 2020

One of the highlights of Reunion each autumn is the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Alumni Awards presentation. Taking place during the Friday reception for alumni and their guests, the presentation recognizes exceptional alumni in various stages of their careers. Honorees are selected by the VUSN alumni board from nominations submitted by alumni, faculty, students…

Nurse researchers study expanded autonomy for advanced practice nurses during pandemic

July 2, 2020

Nurse leaders from three prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic grew in the U.S., governors in 16 states, including Tennessee, waived select requirements…