Posts Tagged ‘news’
School of Nursing participates in new VUMC initiative funded by Tennessee Dept. of Health
August 16, 2023
Members of the School of Nursing are participating in a new Vanderbilt University Medical Center initiative funded with a $3.9 million grant to VUMC from the Tennessee Department of Health. The grant program will evaluate innovative models of nursing care that include screening and responding to social drivers of health. It will also investigate how to mitigate nursing staffing shortages while ensuring optimal patient care.
The DNP Executive Leadership Career Path
March 20, 2022
Terri Allision, assistant dean for academics, DNP program, was interviewed recently by writer Michelle Wojciechowski for “The DNP Executive Leadership Career Path: Is it Right for You?” The Minority Nurse article appeared in their special DNP issue earlier this month.
VUSN DNP Alumna, Dina Velocci, Begins Term as President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology
August 25, 2021
VUSN DNP alumna Dina Velocci, DNP, CRNA, APRN, recently took office as the 2021-2022 president of the 59,000-member American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA). “It is my honor and a privilege to serve as president of the AANA in this watershed year, in which CRNAs continue to prove that they are indispensable to America’s healthcare…
University announces new vaccine requirements and protocols for masking, gatherings and activities
May 25, 2021
Following revised CDC recommendations indicating that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear masks or physically distance, Vanderbilt University today announced it is modifying many COVID-19 protocols surrounding masking, gathering size, off-campus activities and campus visits. Additionally, the university will require all Vanderbilt University–employed faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic school year. The deadline for faculty, staff and postdocs to submit…
VUSN Alumna, Heather Mantsch, CNP, Joins Range Mental Health Center (MN) as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
April 1, 2021
VUSN Alumna Heather Mantsch recently joined the Range Mental Health Center as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Formerly working in IT, Mantsch made the career change because she wants to do something that makes a difference. She is passionate about the impact and prevention of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), complex trauma and providing trauma informed/compassionate care.