Posts Tagged ‘MIHOW’

School of Nursing receives HRSA grant to train community health workers

January 17, 2023

Vanderbilt School of Nursing has received a $3 million Health Resources and Services Administration grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to create a training program, standardized set of competencies and certification for community health workers in Tennessee. The new initiative is in partnership with the Tennessee Community Health Worker Association and Rural Health Association of Tennessee. The Community Health Worker Training Program of Tennessee, which kicks off with informational sessions in early 2023, will train up to 90 people per year to help their communities.

VUSN Program Provides Health for New Moms in Rural Areas

December 1, 2014

Kylie is nearly 3 months old and has a head full of hair. Kylie’s mom, Tessa Hendrickson, 27, speaks shyly about her past—”I was in a bad way”—but she’s hopefully about the future. “I’m proud that I’ve come clean,” Ms. Hendrickson said of her recovery from drug abuse. “I was tired of the life I…