Author: Nancy Wise
Jul. 8, 2020—Nurse leaders from Vanderbilt and two other prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr. 30, 2020—The first baby Vernicia Winford helped deliver into the world as a certified nurse-midwife was her own niece, born just a few days after the nursing graduate student passed her American Midwifery Certification Board exam last December.
Vanderbilt nursing students experience social distancing … and provide virtual clinical patient care
Apr. 8, 2020—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has developed an innovative solution to enable its PreSpecialty nursing students to continue their clinical training while taking the social distancing precautions necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug. 11, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received two awards totaling more than $5 million from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of nurse practitioners working in rural and underserved communities lacking primary care providers.
May. 6, 2019—New research by School of Nursing professor Sheila Ridner finds that a special scan measuring lymphatic fluid volume is significantly better than a tape measure at predicting which women undergoing treatment for breast cancer are at risk of developing a common complication resulting from damaged lymph nodes.
Apr. 29, 2019—Mary Jo Gilmer is piloting new research into the effectiveness of therapy dogs in reducing the anxiety of children with cancer.
Jan. 23, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22.
Oct. 19, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received a $1.43 million award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to develop and implement a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner education program for emergency nurse practitioner students.
Sep. 20, 2018—The American Association of Men in Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing an AAMN Best School of Nursing. The honor recognizes a nursing school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the profession.
Sep. 6, 2018—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing welcomed 421 new students in August. Incoming master’s, doctor of nursing practice and Ph.D. in nursing science students each named the school’s faculty as one of the reasons they chose to attend.