Participants of the EBP Plunge.

Nursing event takes deep dive into evidence-based practice

The event featured lectures, breakout sessions and mentored work time that reinforced the seven-step evidence-based practice model.

DAISY Award spotlight: “He makes both of us feel like his sole mission is to give my husband extraordinary care”

Christian Haefele, RN, works in the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, which is part of Vanderbilt Adult Ambulatory Clinics. He is is one of the latest DAISY Award winners at VUMC.

Anesthesia is in this family’s blood: father, two children all working as nurse anesthetists at Vanderbilt

Brian Reid, CRNA, used to pack Chris and Mary’s lunches before school. Now they all work together in VUMC’s Department of Anesthesiology.

DAISY Award spotlight: “The absolute best nursing care that I have every witnessed. He is truly a gem.”

Joseph Chacon, RN, works in the Neurological Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Hospital. He is is one of the latest group of DAISY Award winners at VUMC.

Neil Jess, BSN, RN, CNOR, and Pearl-Cohn High School student Aries Beck.

Nurses mentor Pearl-Cohn High School students considering health care professions

The mentorship program — a partnership between VUMC’s Nurse Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and Metro Nashville Public Schools — has enabled staff nurses to empower students eyeing nursing and health care professions. Aries Beck wants to be a neurologist.

Nurses support one another as they grieve colleague

Nurses are accustomed to comforting patients and families through loss, but when they lose one of their own, it hurts in a unique, palpable way. Fortunately, they can count on each other.

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