Posts Tagged ‘news-home’
2020 Commencement postponed a year due to COVID-19 outbreak
March 31, 2020
Vanderbilt University has taken the extraordinary action—in order to protect the health and safety of the community—of postponing Commencement and all of its related festivities originally scheduled for May 6-8. The Class of 2020 will be formally celebrated next spring. Please reach out with any and all questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
VUSN’s Jennifer Wilbeck walks you through taking your temperature correctly
March 30, 2020
Fever is one of the COVID-19 symptoms. School of Nursing Professor and Emergency Nurse Practitioner Jennifer Wilbeck, DNP, PMC’06, MSN’99, FAAN, FAANP, tells Prevention how to make sure you’re taking your temperature correctly.
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…
Special 10% tuition scholarships available for two VUSN specialties
February 5, 2020
All incoming students to Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s fall 2020 Nursing and Health Care Leadership (NHCL) and Nursing Informatics (NI) programs will receive scholarships valued at 10% of their first year tuition. Returning NHCL and NI students will also receive 10% tuition scholarships for the 2020 academic year. The two master of nursing science…
Applications open for new VUSN Community-based Nurse Practitioner Residency Fellowship progam
February 5, 2020
New nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner students who want to work with rural or medically underserved populations are invited to apply for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s new community-based nurse practitioner fellowships based in Tennessee. The HRSA-funded Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Residency Fellowship is for family nurse practitioners (FNP), adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioners (AGPCNP),…
Wisconsin-based alumnus talks about flu and coronavirus
February 3, 2020
Alumnus Ken Nelson, DNP’13, MSN’11, was featured on CBS station WFRV in Green Bay reassuring viewers that the health system is prepared if there were cases of coronavirus, but that the flu is having a much greater impact. Nelson is the chief nursing officer for HSHS St. Vincent and St. Mary’s hospitals in the northeast Wisconsin area and is a member of the alumni board for Vanderbilt School of Nursing.