Vanderbilt University School of Nursing

Genetics and chronic pain

Polygenic risk scores — scores that reflect the influence of common genetic variants — could be used to predict the likelihood of developing chronic overlapping pain conditions and guide biomarker and targeted prevention efforts.

School of Nursing launches Tennessee’s first master of nursing degree to prepare registered nurses

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has launched a Master of Nursing (MN) degree to help meet the high demand for registered nurses in health care settings throughout the nation. The program aims to attract people looking for a career change or those with a bachelor’s degree in another field. Applications are open and will be accepted through August. The program will begin in spring 2023. 

Pediatric instructor Lesley Ann Owen waits for instructions from student Alec Bradbury before providing respiratory care to their pediatric “patient.” Instructor Jennifer Hicks observes and coaches, just as she would in a clinical setting.

Nursing students participate in virtual clinical training

What do you do with 154 nursing students who are suddenly unable to participate in the hands-on nursing (clinical) care that makes up 60% of their education each week?

Notice inviting third party comments for the accreditation of VUSN Midwifery Program

The nurse-midwifery education program at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is scheduled to be reviewed by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) Board of Review (BOR) for continuing accreditation March 31-April 2.

Attendees at Tuesday's grand opening event learn more about the School of Nursing's state-of-the-art building expansion.

School of Nursing celebrates grand opening of building expansion

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing opened a new $23.6 million building expansion containing a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices with a grand opening and ribbon cutting event on Jan. 22.

VUSN honored for efforts to recruit, retain men in nursing

The American Association for Men in Nursing has named Vanderbilt University School of Nursing a Best School of Nursing by the American Association of Men in Nursing (AAMN). The honor recognizes a school for significant efforts in recruiting and retaining men in the nursing profession.