Posts Tagged ‘Research’

Development and Initial Testing of the FLOW Instrument, a Novel Assessment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men

May 1, 2017

VUSN’s Ken Wallston was part of a research team to develop a method of assessing lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) regardless of literacy/numeracy.

ImpediMed commencing US lymphoedema study with VUSN

April 24, 2017

The study will be run in conjunction with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, with shipment of the company’s SOZO™ device to the US underway.

Validating Health Literacy and Numeracy Measures in Minority Groups

April 21, 2017

VUSN’s Ken Wallston participated in the research validation studies of existing health literacy or numeracy tools among racial/ethnic minorities.

Sheila Ridner named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

April 17, 2017

Sheila H. Ridner, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, the Martha Rivers Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), will be honored by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) with induction into its International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held July 29 during the 28th International Nursing Research Congress held…

Nursing Researcher Uses Experience as Student Athlete to Improve Life-Threatening Illnesses for Children

April 4, 2017

Our Nurse of the Week is Tarah Foster Akard, a pediatric palliative care researcher at Vanderbilt University who is working to improve coping and adjustment for children with life-threatening illnesses.

Nursing research efforts highlighted at annual poster day

November 17, 2016

Nursing research took center stage in Light Hall recently during the Research Day Poster Presentations, organized by the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and Nursing Research Committee of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Hundreds of Vanderbilt nurses, members of Sigma Theta Tau, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) faculty, students and others attended the annual event, part of…