My Southern Health: One woman’s story of reversing prediabetes
Sep. 22, 2017—One of our favorite prediabetes success stories includes lifestyle overhaul and the help of a program focused on manageable change: Health Plus at Vanderbilt.
My Southern Health: Keeping your child safe from online predators
Sep. 11, 2017—Internet safety starts with talking to your kids about online dangers and how to avoid them, says pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Mary Romano.
Incoming School of Nursing class includes first Executive Leadership DNPs
Aug. 30, 2017—The School of Nursing welcomed 474 new master of nursing science, doctor of nursing practice (DNP) and Ph.D. students in a series of orientation events Aug. 16-28. The new class included the school’s first cohort of eight Executive Leadership-track DNP students.
Students and faculty experience what life is like when you’re poor
Aug. 25, 2017—Health care providers, community leaders, and faculty and students from the School of Nursing and other area universities explored the challenges of poverty during a recent simulation pilot project.
VUSN and VUMC researchers receive FAANP funding for Choosing Wisely collaborative study
Aug. 14, 2017—A collaborative project between Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received funding to pilot a project aimed at demonstrating the influence of nurse practitioners in reducing unnecessary testing.
My Southern Health: Download a free eclipse day activity book for kids
Aug. 14, 2017—My Southern Health and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offer "Champ's Total Eclipse Activity Book," a free download.
School of Nursing celebrates accomplishment during August pinning ceremonies
Aug. 9, 2017—The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing recognized more than 350 students for the completion of their programs with pinning ceremonies held at Langford Auditorium Aug. 6. Pinning is a tradition unique to nursing that signifies entry into the profession.
My Southern Health: Keep an eye on safety during the solar eclipse
Aug. 2, 2017—On Aug. 21, millions of people will be focused on the sky as day turns into night as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly a century passes over Middle Tennessee. Specialists at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute want to ensure solar eclipse safety as watchers view this incredible event.
Nursing’s Maxwell honored with National Hartford Center Award
Jul. 31, 2017—The National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence has named Cathy Maxwell, assistant professor of nursing, its 2017 Innovation Award recipient. The award recognizes and celebrates innovative programs and projects that highlight excellence in gerontological nursing.
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A chance at life
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What I did before nursing school
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