Nurses

  • Vanderbilt University

    School of Nursing issues progress report on new building

    Dean Linda Norman recently took a construction update tour of the School of Nursing's new expansion project. The nearly 30,000-square-foot addition is scheduled to open this fall. Read More

    Jun. 21, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt nurses take first place at Hot Chicken Festival

    The team of Melissa Morton and Katie Forrester, nurse practitioners for the trauma service at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, tied for first place in the amateur category at the 2014 Music City Hot Chicken Festival. Read More

    Aug. 15, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    VIGH launches program for Vanderbilt nurses in Kenya

    The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health has launched the Global Health Nurse in Residence Program, a 12-week funded program in Kenya for Vanderbilt nurses. The program provides funding and support for licensed nursing professionals affiliated with Vanderbilt University to serve, train, network and collaborate with Kenyan nurses and other… Read More

    Mar. 27, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUMC job fair for nurses April 10

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center is sponsoring a job fair for nurses on Wednesday, April 10. Those who apply in advance can set up a specific interview time during the fair. Read More

    Mar. 27, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Children’s Hospital hosting pediatric nursing job fair

    The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will host a pediatric nursing job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the second floor performance stage of the hospital. Read More

    Feb. 7, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nurses group names VUMC top employer

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named the Employer of the Year for 2012 by the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA). Read More

    Oct. 25, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nurses’ investigative efforts highlighted at Research Day

    A bright spotlight shone on nursing research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center during the Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research Committee’s annual Research Day on Oct. 17. Read More

    Oct. 25, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    New tool speeds medical record documentation

    The less time nurses and staff spend documenting their work in the medical record, the more time they can spend with patients. Read More

    Oct. 25, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Photo: Nurse Residency Program

    Tanya Prytvskach, BSN, R.N., left, gets an introduction to nurse wellness from Margie Gale, MSN, R.N., during Nurse Residency orientation. Vanderbilt’s Nurse Residency Program helps new nurses transition from nursing school to professional practice through hands-on clinical experience, interactive education sessions and the support… Read More

    Jul. 26, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Trauma nurses initiate pledge against distracted driving

    Nurses at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Level-1 Trauma Center are taking a pledge to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving. These caregivers, who treat hundreds of seriously injured patients each year due to distracted driving, want to see an end to behind-the-wheel activities taking attention away from… Read More

    May. 15, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Neurodiagnostics Week celebrated April 15-21

    Neurodiagnostics, the study of the brain and nervous system, will be celebrated at Vanderbilt and nationwide, April 15-21. During National Neurodiagnostic Week, Vanderbilt will acknowledge the year-round efforts of neurodiagnostic technologists. It is also an opportunity to educate others, recruit new students into the profession, and to… Read More

    Apr. 13, 2012

  • Night nurse

    Sleep strategy used by night nurses throws off their circadian clocks

    As many as 25 percent of hospital nurses use sleep deprivation to adjust to working on the night shift, the poorest strategy for adapting their internal, circadian clocks to a night-time schedule. Read More

    Apr. 14, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Nurse staffing levels linked to patient mortality risk

    A new study finds that when nurses' workloads increase during shifts because of high patient turnover, mortality risk also increases. Read More

    Mar. 17, 2011