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March 13, 2019
Heath Kohlmeier, MSN’18, received his first hug from a patient Tuesday, a small testament to the relationships he hopes to build with patients in his new role as a nurse practitioner at Tulip Tree Family Health Care. “One of my patients told me that I reminded her of her son. We just had a good interaction in the room there,” Kohlmeier, an FNP, said. “She asked if she could give me a hug at the end. It was a small victory within me, I feel like that’s one of those signs you’ve reached out to that patient, that you’ve built that connection and can start going from there.”
March 8, 2019
Ascension has named Amy Wilson, MSN, BSN, RN, as its Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, effective March 11. Wilson is a current VUSN student in the Executive Leadership track of its Doctor of Nursing Practice program.
February 26, 2019
Remarks by Dean Linda Norman during awarding of Commodore Award to Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s Dennis Spann …
Immersion experience launches first class of VUSN Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner students
February 13, 2019
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recently held a three-day clinical immersion to launch its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for advanced practice nursing students, part of a $1.43 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners are specifically trained to help victims of sexual assault, collect evidence and testify. HRSA has an initiative to increase their number nationwide and reduce the need for individuals seeking help to travel to find someone with SANE training.
VUSN faculty and alumni named March of Dimes Nurses of the Year
February 8, 2019
Nine nurses from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently received top honors at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards.
Schorn selected National Academies of Practice Distinguished Fellow
January 28, 2019
Senior Associate Dean for Academics Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, has been named a Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing. Schorn was selected in recognition of her leadership and achievements in nursing, education and research. She has served as senior associate dean since 2013 and oversees academic programs and services…