Nursing Education and Professional Development

Newly licensed RNs attended a recent orientation for VUMC’s Nurse Residency Program. (photo by Donn Jones)

Residency program supports newly licensed RNs as they transition from students to professional nurses

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Nurse Residency Program is a 12-month program that supports newly licensed RNs as they transition from students to professional nurses.

Mamie Williams, MPH, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, directed the VUMC nurses' orientation with MNPS Health Science Academy earlier this month.

VUMC granted four-year reaccreditation by ANCC

Vanderbilt University Medical Center was recently granted reaccreditation for nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) in February from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Nurse Alerts! email communication tool to provide updates on a variety of topics

Vanderbilt Nursing has relaunched Nurse Alerts!, an email communication tool designed to provide timely updates on a variety of topics of interest to nurses.

Jackson named senior director of VUMC Nursing Education & Professional Development

Crystal Jackson, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, has been named senior director of Vanderbilt Nursing Education & Professional Development.

VUMC nursing education leader Wilson retires after 45 years

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.

Nursing ‘Magnetfest’ on Aug. 31 set to educate, raise enthusiasm

Nurses at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are gearing up for “Magnetfest,” a day of fun, festivities and prizes, as the institution seeks a third Magnet designation.