Posts Tagged ‘MSN’

School of Nursing among nation’s best in 2022 “U.S. News & World Report” rankings

March 30, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing was again named a Top 10 graduate nursing school, as ranked in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School survey released today. Vanderbilt’s Master of Science in Nursing advanced to be the nation’s No. 8 program and its Doctor of Nursing Practice program ranked No. 6. Additionally,…

VUSN Alumna, Jeaninne Blackwell, PMHNP-BC, Appointed Leader in new Collaborative Psych Evaluation and Medication Management Services

March 12, 2021

The Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative (MD), is launching collaborative Psych Evaluation and Medication Management services and have named VUSN PMHNP/Divinity Alumna Jeaninne Blackwell as leader. It is a client-centered, collaborative service that focuses on selecting effective medication with safe dosage and/or using psychotherapy. “Her knowledge, experience, and clinical excellence will greatly enhance our ability to…

Interview: Interventions and Other Suicide Prevention Measures Employed or Adapted in the Context of COVID-19

March 4, 2021

Psychiatry Advisor spoke with VUSN professor Susan (Susie) Adams, PhD, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, recently as she co-authored a paper regarding the role of primary care providers in suicide prevention during the pandemic, along with Pamela Anne Nelson, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner affiliated with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

Rosemark Women Care Specialists (ID) adds Maddie Harris, VUSN MN-FNP Alumna, to delivery team

February 4, 2021

VUSN MN-FNP Alumna, Maddie Harris, CNM, FNP was recently introduced as an addition to the Rosemark Women Care Specialists (ID) certified nurse-midwife team. Harris graduated from VUSN’s dual nurse-midwifery and family nurse practitioner program. She works with women not only through pregnancy and childbirth but also with gynecological heath care.

CCNE Accreditation Review and Request for Third-Party Comments

August 31, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will be reviewed for re-accreditation November 4-6, 2020 by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). This will be an evaluation of its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Post-Master’s APRN Certificate programs. Interested parties may submit written comments concerning Vanderbilt University School of…

If law allows, Nurse Practitioners may be answer to U.S. physician shortage

February 21, 2020

Dr. Courtney Pitts, Director, Family NP Specialty at VUSN was interviewed about the U.S. Physician Shortage. The goal is to advance healthcare within the community. Vanderbilt received two HRSA grants to increase the number of NPs practicing in rural, underserved areas where there aren’t enough primary care providers. Pitts commented “At Vanderbilt, both students and faculty…