Posts Tagged ‘Nursing Informatics’

Follow the Data: Transformed program focuses on training nurses to be technology leaders

December 1, 2021

Story by Amy Wolf Walk into any modern hospital room and you’ll find as much precisely calibrated equipment as in the cockpit of a 787, machines capable of monitoring and recording just about every known biological function. It’s often nurses who utilize this ever-more sophisticated technology, drawing on real-time data to help treat patients and…

News Around the School: New academic directors and leaders named

July 15, 2021

The School of Nursing announced the appointment of three new academic specialty directors for its Master of Science in Nursing program, as well as a new director of program evaluations. Professor Sharon Karp, MSN’99, PhD’08, has been appointed director of program evaluations. In this role, she will direct efforts to measure overall program effectiveness for…

Top nurse informaticist named VUSN senior associate dean

November 16, 2020

A nursing informatics expert with extensive health system, academic and government experience has been named senior associate dean for informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Patricia (Patty) Sengstack, DNP’10, RN-BC, FAAN, currently serves as academic director for the school’s nursing informatics specialty in its master of science in nursing program. She also has a…

Special 10% tuition scholarships available for two VUSN specialties

February 5, 2020

All incoming students to Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s fall 2020 Nursing and Health Care Leadership (NHCL) and Nursing Informatics (NI) programs will receive scholarships valued at 10% of their first year tuition. Returning NHCL and NI students will also receive 10% tuition scholarships for the 2020 academic year. The two master of nursing science…

Friends of National Library of Medicine honors School of Nursing’s Betsy Weiner

October 30, 2019

  Betsy Weiner, PhD, FACMI, FAAN, Senior Associate Dean for Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, was honored by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine with its Nursing Informatics award during the organization’s recent 2019 Annual Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. Weiner, the Centennial Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing and professor of…

Q&A with VUSN’s Patricia Sengstack on nurses and tech

October 3, 2019

In a recent interview with HealthTech Magazine, Patricia Sengtack, VUSN Director, Nursing Informatics Specialty, warned against purchasing new tech equipment without consulting the nurses who will use it. Sengstack also discussed how nurses and other staff should be part of tech equipment purchasing decisions that can directly affect their work.