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Emerging nurse leaders receive inspiration and encouragement during seminar

June 22, 2016

Susan Cooper, MSN, R.N., FAAN, senior vice president for ambulatory services and chief integration officer for Regional One Health in Memphis, engages seminar participants during her keynote June 8. The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing joined with the Tennessee Action Coalition to host an Emerging Nurse Leader seminar, “Nurses Leading Change Towards a Culture of…

VUSN faculty named fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

June 16, 2016

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) recently inducted Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) Sharon Holley, DNP, MSN, associate professor of Nursing, and Tonia Moore-Davis, MSN, instructor of Nursing, into its 2016 class of fellows during ceremonies at the association’s annual meeting in Albuquerque.

National certification standards set for health and wellness coaches

June 3, 2016

Credentialing criteria for health and wellness coaches have been established for the first time, setting the stage for health professionals to apply to take the certification exam next year. The National Board of Medical Examiners and the National Consortium for Credentialing of Health & Wellness Coaches announced last week an agreement to launch the certification…

Nursing graduates embrace quest for health care excellence

May 19, 2016

Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), gave a charge to graduates to “go be excellent” during the school’s Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week. She exhorted them to be excellent as advanced practice nurses, nurse leaders and forever students seeking new knowledge….

Founder’s Medalists honored at Vanderbilt Commencement

May 16, 2016

Jessica Nicole Walker, from Brentwood, Tennessee, is Founder’s Medalist for the School of Nursing. She is graduating with a master of science in nursing in the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program. Walker discovered a passion for research while excelling as student, volunteer and scholar. She received the American Psychiatric Nurses Association Board of Directors Student…