Posts Tagged ‘news’

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,…

Jeffries named dean of School of Nursing

March 24, 2021

Pamela R. Jeffries, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, FSSH, an internationally recognized leader and innovator in nursing and health care education, will become dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, effective July 1, pending Board of Trust approval. Jeffries, professor and dean of the George Washington University School of Nursing in Washington, D.C., succeeds Linda Norman, who plans to step down from her leadership role on June 30. 

John Dowlen, VUSN FNP Alumnus, hired at CHI Memorial Medical Group (TN)

March 4, 2021

CHI Memorial Medical group announces John Dowlen, FNP-C, has joined CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – Soddy-Daisy. Mr. Dowlen is certified in basic life support as well as nonviolent crisis intervention. He’s also an ordained minister. He received his master of science in nursing – family nurse practitioner at VUSN.

Young drinkers beware: Binge drinking may cause heart risks

June 27, 2018

You might want to think before you go out drinking again tonight. Research by Mariann Piano, senior associate dean of research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has found that young adults who frequently binge drink were more likely to have specific cardiovascular risk factors such as higher blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar at…

Top 10 misconceptions about nitrous oxide in labor

February 13, 2017

Nitrous oxide makes you laugh (hence the nickname “laughing gas”). Because nitrous oxide decreases anxiety, it puts women more at ease and they may be more talkative and relaxed — but don’t count on side-splitting laughter. Nitrous oxide is offered at many hospitals and birth centers.

Starting Point puts homeless community in touch with resources

November 3, 2014

  Sponsored by the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission, Nashville Rescue Mission, Room In The Inn, United Neighborhood Health Services – Downtown Clinic and Vanderbilt School of Nursing, Starting Point is an event that places individuals experiencing homelessness in direct contact with multiple agencies in an effort to provide services and connections to long-term support. Overall, 34…