Faculty Projects

Scholarly Practice Investment Program Grants

Faculty Grant
Susan Andrews Promoting Adoption of Best Practices for Securing Pediatric IVs to Reduce IV Site Complications: An Evidence-based Utilization Project
Angel Anthamatten Evaluating Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) in Nurse Practitioner Education for Competency Evaluation
Jennifer Barut Advancing Patient Care and Supporting Nursing Engagement in Evidence-based Practice Outcomes at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
Linda Beuscher Reducing re-hospitalization of Medicare recipients
Laurie Connors Explore and Evaluate Genomics in Graduate Nursing
Janelle Delle, Angela Weaver, Lacey Cross, Jo Ellen Holt, Mary Anne Jessee Educational innovation to assess Prespecialty students' ability to demonstrate clinical judgment, effective communication, and teamwork during an Escape Room Simulation
Stephanie DeVane-Johnson Decreasing the Breastfeeding Disparity Among African American Women: Expanding a Research Trajectory at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Through Community Engagement
Diana Dowdy

Pain Management for IUD Placement

Karen Hande, Natasha McClure

Exploring measurements of competencies and outcomes among accredited NP fellowships

Karen Hande, Carrie Plummer, Eydie Cloyd

Mindfulness-Centered Stress Reduction

Karen Hande

Opioid Misuse and Abuse Mitigation in an Out-Patient Supportive Care Oncology Clinic: Implementation of Strategies and Outcomes

Jennifer Hensley

Sleep Disorder with specific interest in Restless Leg Syndrome

Jennifer Hicks

Exploring perinatal/neonatal loss support systems and evidence based interventions

Sharon Holley

Midwifery professional practice evaluation

Jennifer Hunt & Melissa Lord

Healthy Outcomes Post-release Education (HOPE) for Female Inmates at Risk for Opioid Overdose

Sharon Jones

Whole Person Wellness project

Hannah W Kestner

Assessing the value of interprofessional simulation and home visits in improving the level of nursing and pharmacy student's core competencies in interprofessional education collaboration

William Travis McCall

William Travis McCall: Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Peer Support Program for Vanderbilt Lifeflight

Natasha McClure Development of asthma education and prevention program at the Napier Elementary School community
Ginny Moore

Promote effective patient communication in vulnerable adult women

Melanie Morris
Postpartum Nurse-Navigated Text Messaging Support Intervention: Data Analyses and Dissemination
Colleen Moss

Evaluating the impact of a formalized mentoring program using the National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners mentoring toolkit

Bonnie Pilon

A Study of the History and Culture of Selected Nurse Managed Health Center in the U.S.

Jade Powell Vergara

Examining Quality of Life in Older Adults Living Near a Rock Quarry in a Historically Black Communit

Heather Robbins, Mary Anne Jessee

Clinical Evaluation Improvement Project: Assessing Student Clinical Competency

K. Melissa Smith

Implementation of an academic-clinical partnership:  Heart failure transitional care

Lucinda Stewart

Interprofessional Obstetrics Simulation: Collaborative Project of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) and Vanderbilt Divinity School (VDS)

Pamela Waynick-Rogers, Shannon Cole

Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) and the Vanderbilt Program in Interprofessional Learning (VPIL), Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Project.

Jennifer Wilbeck

Bringing attention to and facilitating revisions to national scopes, standards and competencies for Emergency Nurse Practitioner practice

Courtney Young-Pitts

Application of primary care guidelines in a Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) clinical setting

Carol Ziegler Planetary health and justice, and Interprofessional education and practice