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Author: Nancy Wise

Diverse opportunities, degrees draw School of Nursing students

Sep. 1, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has welcomed 478 new students from 45 states and three countries into its Master of Nursing Science (MSN), Doctor of Nurse Practice (DNP) and Ph.D. degree programs.

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Vanderbilt study shows people with Alzheimer’s have lower ability to perceive pain

Jul. 12, 2016—People with Alzheimer’s disease don’t perceive pain as readily as healthy older adults, and this may lead to delays and underreporting of pain. This alteration in pain detection may be one reason that people with Alzheimer’s disease and pain tend to be undermedicated and suffer unnecessarily, a trans-institutional group of Vanderbilt researchers reported recently in BMC Medicine.

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Search committee announced for VUSN senior associate dean for research

Jun. 27, 2016—Barbara A. Given, the Visiting Ingram Professor of Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and university distinguished professor at the Michigan State University College of Nursing, will lead the search committee for the next senior associate dean for research for VUSN.

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VUSN faculty named fellows of the American College of Nurse-Midwives

Jun. 16, 2016—The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) recently inducted Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s (VUSN) Sharon Holley, DNP, MSN, associate professor of Nursing, and Tonia Moore-Davis, MSN, instructor of Nursing, into its 2016 class of fellows during ceremonies at the association’s annual meeting in Albuquerque.

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Vanderbilt University School of Nursing earns national CCNE accreditation

Jun. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) for its Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) and post-master’s certificate programs for a five-year period through 2021.

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Kudos: School of Nursing faculty, alumna recognized

May. 25, 2016—Vanderbilt School of Nursing faculty have been recognized as fellows by several professional associations.

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School of Nursing faculty and staff recognized with spring awards

May. 23, 2016—Linda Norman, Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, announced faculty and staff awards during the school’s spring faculty meeting May 17.

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Nursing graduates embrace quest for health care excellence

May. 19, 2016—Linda Norman, DSN, R.N., Valere Potter Menefee Professor of Nursing and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN), gave a charge to graduates to “go be excellent” during the school’s Commencement and Investiture ceremonies last week.

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VUSN launches new program for family nurse practitioners in emergency and urgent care

May. 4, 2016—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has developed a new post-master’s educational program for family nurse practitioners who work in either emergency care or urgent care settings and desire to become certified as emergency nurse practitioners.

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Trans-institutional team competes in regionals of global student competition for social good

Apr. 28, 2016—A proposal to help poor families produce food in crowded urban spaces put a Vanderbilt University trans-institutional team on the road to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, an international case competition that seeks innovative solutions to social issues worldwide.

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American Nurse Association president visits VUSN

Apr. 8, 2016—Pamela F. Cipriano, president of the American Nurse Association, was the guest of honor at a reception hosted by the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing on April 5.

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High Fidelity: Cochlear implant users report dramatically better hearing with new Vanderbilt process

Mar. 5, 2013—Longtime cochlear implant users are reporting such dramatic improvements in their hearing, thanks to new image-guided programming methods developed by Vanderbilt University researchers.

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