Posts Tagged ‘Psychiatric-Mental Health’

Simmons chosen to direct Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program

June 15, 2022

Assistant Professor Megan Simmons, DNP’13, PMC’13, MSN’05, has been named academic director for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, effective August 1.

Nursing students try on VR technology that could benefit patients and nurse well-being

April 8, 2022

Although physically in a classroom at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, a group of students were far, far away, virtually experiencing campfires, galaxies, snowfall and other relaxing settings. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students were exploring how virtual reality can be used in health care and education, taking part in an innovative VUSN pilot program called SparkleVille, which uses technology to enhance kinesthetic learning. The program also offers learning opportunities for nursing informatic students as part of their practicum. 

What to do about COVID-19’s psychological impact on nurses

April 23, 2020

Three Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty tackle the psychological toll of COVID-19 on nurses with an article in American Nurse. With the COVID-19 crisis, nurses face unprecedented stressors in their professional and personal lives, write Brittany Haskell, DNP, Mathew Schroer, DNP, and Marci Zsamboky, DNP. “To best support nurses, understanding the psychological effects of COVID-19 on them, the impact of secondary traumatic stress (STS), and ways to manage these effects during this stressful time is important.”

Zsamboky to lead VUSN’s Psychiatric-Mental Health NP program

January 21, 2020

Assistant Professor Marci Zsamboky, DNP’18, RN, PMHNP/CNS-BC, CNE, has been named academic director of the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Lifespan) specialty at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty is one of the school’s most competitive programs and is currently ranked as the No. 2 program in the U.S. by U.S….

Professor Susie Adams named Psychiatric Nurse of the Year

September 24, 2019

by Matt Batcheldor Susie Adams, PhD, FAANP, FAAN, professor of Nursing at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has been named 2019 Psychiatric Nurse of the Year by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA). The award will be presented Oct. 2 at the annual APNA convention in New Orleans. APNA is the largest organization of…

Recent School of Nursing Recognitions and Honors

August 17, 2018

Faculty and students in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have recently been recognized for career accomplishments, research, scholarship and leadership. Student Kaitlyn McGowen, right with patient Roger Conrad, has been named a Cal Turner Program for Moral Leadership in the Professions fellow. Other recent honors include: