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We’re celebrating Nurses Month!

April 28, 2022

This May, the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrates Nurses Month by commemorating all the good that nurses do and their importance to the many people and organizations they serve. Using the American Nurses Association’s 2022 theme of Nurses Make a Difference, the school is encouraging alumni, students, staff, faculty and friends to celebrate, recognize…

Nursing students try on VR technology that could benefit patients and nurse well-being

April 8, 2022

Although physically in a classroom at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, a group of students were far, far away, virtually experiencing campfires, galaxies, snowfall and other relaxing settings. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students were exploring how virtual reality can be used in health care and education, taking part in an innovative VUSN pilot program called SparkleVille, which uses technology to enhance kinesthetic learning. The program also offers learning opportunities for nursing informatic students as part of their practicum. 

Dean Jeffries, Professor Barroso honored at endowed chair event

April 5, 2022

Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs C. Cybele Raver honored 36 scholars from across the university at an endowed chair investiture ceremony on campus March 30. Dean Pamela Jeffries received the Valere Potter Distinguished Chair in Nursing and Professor Julie Barroso received the Julia Eleanor Blair Chenault Chair in Nursing during the celebration.

School of Nursing excels in “U.S. News & World Report” 2023 rankings

March 29, 2022

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing continues to be ranked as one of the nation’s top schools by U.S. News & World Report in its Best Graduate Schools Rankings. Vanderbilt’s master of science in nursing program was ranked No. 8 and its doctor of nursing science was ranked No. 7 in the 2023 rankings released today….

VUSN’s new Leadership Lecture Series kicks off with renowned researcher Peter Buerhaus

March 21, 2022

Peter Buerhaus, PhD, FAAN, FAANP(h), a renowned researcher who studies the health care workforce and economy will share his expertise on the future of nursing, health equity and the relationship balance between nurses, leadership and educators. He will be the inaugural speaker in a new Leadership Lecture Series presented by the Vanderbilt University School of…

School of Nursing to hold innovative informatics conference for nurse educators

March 21, 2022

Nursing educators challenged with incorporating nursing informatics into their curriculum in accordance with the new AACN Core Competencies for Professional Nursing Education can get a jump start at a three-day conference offered by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing this summer. The Vanderbilt Informatics Summer Teaching Academy (VISTA) will be July 20-22, 2022, at Vanderbilt’s park-like…