Posts Tagged ‘news’

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.

Special School of Nursing Giving Day Challenges for April 7

March 30, 2021

When Vanderbilt University’s Giving Day kicks off on Wed. April 7, School of Nursing supporters will have three distinct opportunities to increase donations to the school, including one in honor of Professor Tom Christenbery, PhD’04, MSN’87, who died earlier this year and a $5,000 challenge from Dean Linda Norman. The Tom Christenbery Challenge will unlock…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing hosts global climate education initiative

March 25, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is joining fellow Tennessee school University of the South and more than 100 universities in 50 countries around the world to focus on a critical question: What can be done to help solve climate change while supporting struggling communities that have faced joblessness, sickness and loss? On Thursday, April 8,…