Posts Tagged ‘students’

Schools of Nursing and Engineering team up to test platform for PPE tracking in U.S. hospitals

March 8, 2022

A multidisciplinary team that includes Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Associate Professor Kelly Aldrich, DNP, FHIMSS, in collaboration with the School of Engineering, established the foundation for an automated, up-to-date assessment of personal protective equipment across U.S. hospitals—work that got its start before the COVID-19 pandemic, but took on greater urgency.

School of Nursing students program Diversity Month events

February 8, 2022

Topics ranging from intercultural competency to climate change and social justice will be part of the School of Nursing’s Diversity Month activities ending March 1. Each activity consists of student-developed programming about different cultures and health challenges. They are presented by diversity-based student organizations as a means of creating dialogue and expanding awareness. Diversity Month…

University announces new vaccine requirements and protocols for masking, gatherings and activities

May 25, 2021

Following revised  CDC recommendations  indicating that fully vaccinated people  no longer need to wear masks or physically distance, Vanderbilt University today announced it is modifying many  COVID-19 protocols surrounding masking, gathering size, off-campus activities and campus visits. Additionally, the university will require all Vanderbilt University–employed faculty, staff and postdoctoral fellows to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the 2021–22 academic school year.  The deadline for faculty, staff and postdocs to submit…

Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty volunteer at mass COVID-19 vaccination event

March 25, 2021

More than 60 Vanderbilt students, staff and faculty members helped Nashville’s Metro Public Health Department vaccinate 10,107 community members in a marathon 14-hour event on Sat., March 20. Recipients received the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine in the drive-through event outdoors at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Assistant Professor Carrie Plummer organized VUSN’s participation, which drew volunteers…

Hudson appointed assistant dean for student affairs

February 19, 2021

Assistant Professor Tamika Hudson, DNP, MSN’12, APRN, FNP-C, has accepted the position of assistant dean for student affairs. In that role, she serves as the school’s chief liaison with students and directs student activities. Hudson acts as the primary student advocate and referral source in responding directly to nonacademic student matters. Hudson’s experience as faculty and a…

Specialty Block Update 12/14/20

December 15, 2020

Dear students, As we have since March, the School of Nursing leadership has been closely monitoring the status of area COVID-19 cases and local, state and national recommendations for in-person gatherings. As of December, cases in the Middle Tennessee region are rising and it is expected that they will continue to do so into January….