Posts Tagged ‘Ruth Kleinpell’

Nursing faculty honored as fellows

August 8, 2022

Nine VUSN faculty have been announced as fellows in several prestigious nursing and health care organizations, honoring their hard work and contributions to their professions. The Society of Critical Care Medicine elected Associate Professor Brian Widmar, PhD’12, FAANP, FCCM, as a fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and named Professor and Independence…

Kleinpell receives AANP Legacy and Culpepper awards

July 19, 2022

Vanderbilt Independence Foundation Professor of Education and Associate Dean for Clinical Scholarship Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, FAAN, FAANP, MCCM, received a 2022 Fellow of American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ Legacy Award at the 2022 American Association of Nurse Practitioner annual conference in June and the 2022 Rebecca Clark Culpepper Education and Mentorship Award, given jointly by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in May.

National Study: Pandemic, Oversight Waivers Impact Advanced Practice Nurses

November 11, 2020

Preliminary results from a national survey reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), while findings related to the temporary easing of practice restrictions show little effect on APRN practice. In states with restrictive practice requirements, barriers that impact patient care and access continued to exist despite waivers issued to help…

Recent promotions for VUSN faculty

September 23, 2020

Three Vanderbilt University School of Nursing assistant deans have been promoted to associate dean, while two faculty members have been named to new roles in the school. Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, is now the associate dean for clinical scholarship, Kleinpell, who holds the Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing Education, had been assistant…

Nurse researchers study expanded autonomy for advanced practice nurses during pandemic

July 2, 2020

Nurse leaders from three prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic grew in the U.S., governors in 16 states, including Tennessee, waived select requirements…

VUSN professor elected to leadership in three organizations

November 18, 2019

Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, the Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education, has been elected to leadership roles with three key health care organizations. Kleinpell, who also serves as the school’s assistant dean for clinical scholarship, is an international authority on advanced practice nursing, outcomes and critical care. In October, Kleinpell was elected…