Posts Tagged ‘VUSN’

New graduate online courses in genetics

June 20, 2018

Two elective courses, one focusing on the basics of genetics/genomics, and the other one exploring genetics in personalized health care will be offered online by Vanderbilt University School of Nursing this fall. The two courses, Foundations of Genetics/Genomics in Health Care and Genetics in Clinical Practice, will be taught by Assistant Professor Laurie M. Connors,…

VUMC Five Pillar Leader Kathy Moss, MSN/MBA’97, “always dreamed of being a nurse”

May 31, 2018

Kathy Moss. a VUSN alumna, remembers the days when she and her sister spent hours practicing running a doctor’s office. Their dolls and stuffed animals served as patients. Moss was recently honored with a Five Pillar Leader Award from Vanderbilt University Medical Center. VUMC Voice shares her story.

VUSN’s Carol Etherington selected for TN Health Care Hall of Fame

May 4, 2018

Carol Etherington, MSN, R.N., FAAN, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing associate professor of nursing, emerita, has been named to the 2018 class of inductees into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame. She will be honored for her health care career, which includes founding the Nashville Preventative Partnership and developing the nation’s first police department counseling program in Nashville.

VUSN student-organized trauma workshop draws international participants

May 3, 2018

The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) student chapter of Nurses for Sexual and Reproductive Health (NSRH) recently hosted “Trauma-Informed Pelvic Care,” an interactive, live-streamed workshop led by guest speaker Stephanie Tillman, CNM. A nurse-midwife in Chicago, Tillman is also known for her blog, “Feminist Midwife.” People from Canada, Mexico, the UK, and across the…

Transgender expert Asa Radix to give May 7 VUSN Dean’s Diversity Lecture

April 10, 2018

Asa Radix, MD, MPH, FACP, an internationally recognized medical expert and researcher on the health needs of transgender and LGBTQ people, will give the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) Dean’s Diversity Lecture on Monday, May 7, noon-1 p.m., in VUSN’s Nursing Annex room 155. The lecture, “Transgender Health — 2018 Update,” is open to…

Thirty-nine years and thousands of patients later, alumna Julie Foss retires

April 2, 2018

When Julie Foss came to Vanderbilt in 1979, she knew exactly where she wanted to work – the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU). Except for some brief stints in other areas, she has worked in MICU ever since. Foss, MSN’86, RN, NE-BC, retired in February after managing the MICU at Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital for nearly 30 years, a job on a high-stress unit that she never tired of. Read more from VUMC Voice