Posts Tagged ‘Student’

Special-needs siblings inspire MSN student’s career in care

April 12, 2019

It was at Vanderbilt that Alexandra Vierling found her passion for nursing. But the idea of working at the intersection of health care and education was a seed planted long ago. Vierling’s two younger brothers both have special needs; Brendan, 18, has autism and Kevin, 16, has Down syndrome. Her brothers had a profound impact…

Amy Wilson named Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, for Ascension

March 8, 2019

Ascension has named Amy Wilson, MSN, BSN, RN, as its Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations, effective March 11. Wilson is a current VUSN student in the Executive Leadership track of its Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

VUSN MSN Student, Natima Geis, Awarded 2018 March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarships

August 8, 2018

Natima Geis of Lexington, Kentucky, is a registered nurse pursuing a master of science in nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, with a specialization in midwifery. Ms. Geis also is deeply committed to serving her rural community, particularly its underserved and disenfranchised populations. She has demonstrated a keen understanding of the importance of continuity…

VUSN Graduate Student, Sarah P. Cox, Awarded 2018 APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship

August 7, 2018

VUSN student Sarah P. Cox was one of 30 talented nursing students selected to receive the 2018 Board of Directors Student Scholarship by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA). The APNA student scholarship program seeks to encourage students to experience the rewarding field of psychiatric-mental health nursing and develop the next generation of leaders in…

School of Nursing student saves baby born in back seat of car outside Medical Center East

December 13, 2017

School of Nursing student Steven Welton, RN, will never forget the first baby he delivered. Welton took charge when Elijah Youssef was born unexpectedly in the back seat of his family’s Honda outside Medical Center East last week. Welton is halfway through VUSN’s ASN to MSN program for registered nurses who have associate degrees, but he’d never delivered a baby nor assisted in a delivery. Welton went beyond delivery, however — he actually saved Elijah’s life. Read the whole story in VUMC Voice.

Stay warm and help VUSN this winter with Vanderbilt socks

December 6, 2017

Show your Commodore pride in style with a limited-edition pair of Vanderbilt socks! Make a gift of $35 or more to VUSN by December 31, 2017, and we’ll send you socks! They also make a great gift for the Vanderbilt alumnus, student, faculty or staff member on your list. Get your socks: https://giving.vanderbilt.edu/annualgiving/schoolofnursing.php