Posts Tagged ‘VUSN’
Gilmer’s research about dogs helping children with cancer goes global, thanks to CNN
January 8, 2018
One of the top stories from CNN over the holidays featured Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Professor Mary Jo Gilmer and research on the effectiveness of animal-assisted interactions for children with cancer. The story showcased Swoosh, a therapy dog at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, and two boys he helped through cancer treatments….
School of Nursing student saves baby born in back seat of car outside Medical Center East
December 13, 2017
School of Nursing student Steven Welton, RN, will never forget the first baby he delivered. Welton took charge when Elijah Youssef was born unexpectedly in the back seat of his family’s Honda outside Medical Center East last week. Welton is halfway through VUSN’s ASN to MSN program for registered nurses who have associate degrees, but he’d never delivered a baby nor assisted in a delivery. Welton went beyond delivery, however — he actually saved Elijah’s life. Read the whole story in VUMC Voice.
“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…