Posts Tagged ‘Ruth Kleinpell’

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…

Ruth Kleinpell announced as keynote speaker at the University of Rochester Doctor of Nursing Practice Summit

September 30, 2019

The University of Rochester has announced VUSN’s Ruth Kleinpell, Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing Education and Assistant Dean for Clinical Scholarship, Professor of Nursing as keynote speaker at their annual Doctor of Nursing Practice Summit. Kleinpell will present her research showing the multitude of ways that DNP-prepared nurses are contributing to better access and higher quality…

Currently Funded Grants and Contracts

October 9, 2018

Research Grants Susie Adams Child Protective Services Assessment Track Training Academy VUMC — State of Tennessee 7/1/2018–6/30/2023 $147,727 Michelle Collins Use of Nitrous Oxide During Labor and Birth & Perinatal Outcomes, Development of a U.S. Repository of Nitrous Use Porter Instrument Division — Parker Hannifin Corporation 1/2014–10/2018 $44,100 Terrah Foster Akard Impact of a Palliative…

It’s family time in the ICU

March 7, 2018

No longer are loved ones limited in contact with critically ill patients. More than 5.7 million patients are admitted annually to intensive care units in the U.S. Families’ roles in the intensive care unit have changed dramatically in recent years to a more hands-on approach. “The focus is on open visitation and involving patients more…

Vanderbilt awards endowed chairs to two School of Nursing professors

February 9, 2018

Two Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) professors have been named to endowed chairs, the highest honor Vanderbilt University awards its faculty. Ruth Kleinpell, PhD, FAAN, FAANP, FCCM, received the Independence Foundation Chair in Nursing Education. Kleinpell, an internationally recognized researcher and educator, serves as VUSN’s assistant dean for clinical scholarship. She directs the school’s…