Author: Matt Batcheldor
Sep. 15, 2022—When Veronica Llamas-Barajas received a heart transplant at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in April, it was the culmination of a seven-year journey.
Aug. 31, 2022—Vanderbilt recently hosted a 'Boot Camp' conference for critical care nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to receive specialized critical care training to improve patient care.
Aug. 25, 2022—Crystal Jackson, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, has been named senior director of Vanderbilt Nursing Education & Professional Development.
Aug. 18, 2022—Brent Dunworth, DNP, MBA, CRNA, NEA-BC, has been named associate nurse executive for Advanced Practice in Vanderbilt's Office of Advanced Practice.
Aug. 17, 2022—Kathryn Lindley, MD, has joined the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute as director of the new Women’s Heart Center.
Aug. 11, 2022—Vanderbilt is collaborating with several other medical systems to implement a predictive tool that uses machine learning to extract patient behaviors documented by nurses in electronic health records and transform them into observable data.
Aug. 4, 2022—Vanderbilt's Nurse Residency Program has been awarded its second Accreditation with Distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.
Aug. 4, 2022—Chris Wilson, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, senior director of Nursing Education and Professional Development, retired at the end of July after 45 years of service to Vanderbilt.
Aug. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt's Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, NE-BC, and Elizabeth Card, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, have been selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).
Jul. 28, 2022—Marsha Eastridge had no clue she had heart problems until she was diagnosed in December 2021. Barely three weeks later, she was undergoing the first of two complex vascular procedures at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute that would save her life.