Posts Tagged ‘NNP’

Colleen Moss named Neonatal Nurse Practitioner academic director

December 15, 2021

Assistant Professor Colleen Reilly Moss, BS’00, MSN’01, DNP, NNP-BC, has been named academic director for the neonatal nurse practitioner specialty at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Moss had been interim co-director with assistant professor Patricia Scott, DNP, NNP-BC, C-NPT. “Colleen has a passion for teaching and mentoring new neonatal providers,” said Mavis Schorn, PhD, CNM,…

VUSN MSN Alumna, Tammy French Graham, to deliver educational speech at high school

April 1, 2019

Tammy French Graham, a neonatal nurse practitioner at Covenant Healthcare’s Regional Intensive Care Unit in Saginaw, will return to her hometown, Beaverton High School (MI), April 5th to share her experiences and remind students that coming from a small town doesn’t hinder one from thinking big. Graham earned her master’s in neonatal nursing practitioner from…

A grim and growing trend: Alabama sees increased cases of drug-dependent newborns

September 20, 2015

Anastasia Bair arrived last spring in Alabama with a fizzling heroin buzz, one-and-a-half tabs of leftover Subutex and the maternity clothes on her back. For the second time in her third pregnancy, Bair wanted a fresh start.

New therapy for addicted pregnant women promising

December 9, 2010

12/09/2010 – Babies born into the world addicted to drugs because of their mother’s dependence on pain medication, or opioids, may be weaned off the substance more comfortably, with a shorter hospital stay and at a reduced cost, if the mother receives a new treatment option during pregnancy.

Legal aspects of prenatal substance exposure explored

September 30, 2010

National experts came together last week to discuss methadone treatment, pregnancy and associated legal issues, a growing concern in Tennessee as, according to recent studies, 8.5 percent of new mothers in Tennessee reported using some sort of illicit drug during pregnancy.

Study examines new option for babies born addicted to narcotics

November 12, 2004

11/12/2004 – Researchers in the schools of Medicine and Nursing are teaming up on a new study designed to determine whether a new option could mean less severe withdrawal symptoms for the estimated 350,000 babies reportedly born addicted to narcotics each year.