Author: Matt Batcheldor
Speech and hearing association honors VUMC’s Rousseau
Dec. 11, 2014—A Vanderbilt otolaryngology researcher has been elected a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), one of the highest honors the professional association bestows.
Cochlear implants focus of symposium
Dec. 11, 2014—More than 1,200 attendees from more than 40 countries are in Nashville this week for the 14th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children.
Frontline Leadership Academy honors McCormick
Dec. 11, 2014—Darlene McCormick, R.N., a nurse in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Hospital, has been awarded the Frontline Impact Award for her project, “Reducing the Duration of Central Lines.”
Research by VUMC nurses takes center stage at annual event
Dec. 4, 2014—Nursing research was on full display in Light Hall recently during the Research Day Poster Presentations, organized by the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and Nursing Research Committee.
VUMC Nursing Staff Bylaws guide way to latest, best practices
Dec. 4, 2014—More than 150 nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center convened in Langford Auditorium recently for an occasion that happens once every two years: the Nursing Staff Bylaws Convention.
American Psychiatric Nurses Association honors VPH’s Barut
Oct. 30, 2014—The American Psychiatric Nurses Association has recognized a nurse at Vanderbilt Pyschiatric Hospital (VPH) as one of nine graduate scholars nationwide.
Researchers explore links between grammar, rhythm
Oct. 30, 2014—A child’s ability to distinguish musical rhythm is related to his or her capacity for understanding grammar, according to a recent study from a researcher at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.
Perioperative nursing association honors Wyatt
Oct. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt University Hospital’s David Wyatt, MPH, R.N., is set to receive the highest individual honor in perioperative nursing. Wyatt will receive the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) 2015 award for Excellence in Perioperative Nursing at the organization’s national conference in March in Denver. Wyatt is the interim associate hospital director and associate chief nursing...
Touchstone Project seeks to reinforce positive connections
Oct. 16, 2014—Those are some of the words engraved on more than 500 palm-sized stones that Vanderbilt’s Department of Pastoral Care will give to staff during Pastoral Care Week, Oct. 20-25.
Wootten named to lead Pediatric Otolaryngology
Oct. 9, 2014—Christopher Wootten, M.D., has been named director of the Pediatric Otolaryngology Service, supervising the treatment of ear, nose and throat-related disorders in children at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Prevention key to fight familial hypercholesterolemia
Sep. 18, 2014—Imagine an inherited cause of early heart attacks that is more common than type-1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis or cystic fibrosis, but goes largely unrecognized.
Critical care skills workshop draws nurses from across U.S.
Sep. 18, 2014—A small group of acute care nurse practitioners and physician assistants urgently crowded around the bedside of a mannequin hooked up to a ventilator and an IV.