Posts Tagged ‘VUSN’

VUSN alumna sees resiliance, struggles as she helps South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

January 2, 2019

Vanderbilt School of Nursing Alumna Immaculata Bramlage, MSN’12, spent the holidays much as she has the past five months: caring for roughly 300,000 South Sudanese refugees who fled to Uganda to escape violence in their homeland. Bramlage, a family nurse practitioner, works with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières in two settlement camps. Nashville’s WTVF shared her story….

Advocate and nonverbal speaker to give VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture Jan. 14, 2019

December 17, 2018

A nonverbal motivational speaker and her mother, an advocate for family involvement in health care, will present the January 2019 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, Jan. 14, noon-1 p.m. in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 161. “From Try to Triumph: The Journey of a Nonverbal Young Adult” given by Holly Forlenza and Eileen Forlenza is…

Celebration of former School of Nursing dean Colleen Conway-Welch set for Nov. 12

November 2, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will celebrate the life and impact of long-time dean Colleen Conway-Welch on Monday, Nov. 12, at the School of Nursing. The memorial celebration will be at 4 p.m. in the Nursing Annex, Room 155. Members of the Vanderbilt community, alumni, friends and colleagues are encouraged to RSVP and to…

School of Nursing receives $1.43 million HRSA award to develop Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education

October 19, 2018

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) education program for emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) students. Vanderbilt’s program is projected to increase the number of SANE-trained and certified advanced practice registered nurses practicing…

Former Dean Colleen Conway-Welch has died

October 12, 2018

Colleen Conway-Welch, Ph.D., C.N.M., F.A.A.N., F.A.C.N.M., who during her 29 years as dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing transformed nursing education at Vanderbilt and nationally, died Oct. 12 following a courageous battle with cancer. “Colleen Conway-Welch was a prescient leader at Vanderbilt who had a tremendous positive impact on our university and on…

School of Nursing launches redesigned MSN programs in informatics, leadership

September 26, 2018

  Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has redesigned two of its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) specialty programs and relaunched them with revised curricula, educational formats and degree requirements. The programs, Nursing Informatics (NI) and Nursing and Health Care Leadership (NHCL), are now accepting applications for admission in fall 2019. “Nursing, perhaps above all…

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