Posts Tagged ‘technology’

Nursing students try on VR technology that could benefit patients and nurse well-being

April 8, 2022

Although physically in a classroom at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, a group of students were far, far away, virtually experiencing campfires, galaxies, snowfall and other relaxing settings. The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students were exploring how virtual reality can be used in health care and education, taking part in an innovative VUSN pilot program called SparkleVille, which uses technology to enhance kinesthetic learning. The program also offers learning opportunities for nursing informatic students as part of their practicum. 

Can virtual songwriting help seriously ill children and their families?

February 23, 2021

Vanderbilt researchers are prolific and resolute in their pursuit of transformative research and innovation. During the pandemic, more than 3,000 Vanderbilt research personnel have returned to in-person research activities, while many others have continued remotely through perseverance and ingenuity. On campus and at home, they are making discoveries that advance knowledge and improve lives.  The…

Friends of National Library of Medicine honors School of Nursing’s Betsy Weiner

October 30, 2019

  Betsy Weiner, PhD, FACMI, FAAN, Senior Associate Dean for Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, was honored by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine with its Nursing Informatics award during the organization’s recent 2019 Annual Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C. Weiner, the Centennial Independence Foundation Professor of Nursing and professor of…