Posts Tagged ‘VUMC’
“My dream was to be a nurse, taking care of critically ill children”
November 21, 2017
After four decades of caring for children, Jade Forlidas, BSN’73, MSN’90, is passing the torch to a new generation — including her daughter, Jessica van Meter, MSN’07, DNP’15, a LifeFlight nurse.
VUSN-managed midwifery clinics add primary care for women
October 31, 2017
Two midwifery clinics operated by a partnership of Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have begun offering primary care for women, making them one-stop locations for women’s health services.
VUSN receives HRSA grant for Clinic at Mercury Courts mental health providers
October 26, 2017
The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $999,101 Title VIII grant from the Health and Human Services Administration (HRSA) to provide enhanced clinical services at the Clinic at Mercury Courts, a clinic founded and managed by VUSN faculty and Urban Housing Solutions to serve homeless, recently homeless and low-income patients. Professor of Nursing…
Daughter follows mother into nursing through VUMC Nursing Explorer program
September 21, 2017
VUMC’s Nursing Explorer program has been helping students learn about nursing for 20 years. High school student Reed Sparta is a current Explorer member; she was inspired by her mom Elizabeth Sparta, BSN ’84, R.N., a Vanderbilt School of Nursing alumna who works in VUMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
APRN Emergency Medicine Fellowship created
September 7, 2017
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is starting an Advanced Practice Emergency Medicine Fellowship, one of the first programs in the country exclusively for nurse practitioners specializing in emergency care. The first recipient is Danica Ninkovic, who earned her Emergency Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s certificate from VUSN in 2015 and will graduate with her Vanderbilt DNP next year.