Nursing

Diversity in health care focus of year’s first Advanced Practice Grand Rounds

Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and Medical Center leaders gathered virtually recently for the kickoff of the 2024 series of Advanced Practice Grand Rounds.

Vanderbilt nurse managers take part in inaugural cohort of the Health Management Academy’s Nurse Manager Idea Labs

Through the nine-month program, high-performing nurse managers participated in thinking workshops to collaboratively develop solutions to common frontline operational challenges.

Service dogs Kai, left, and Mia were trained at VUMC recently to gain exposure to medical equipment and staff like those they will encounter after completing training. (photo by Donn Jones)

Vanderbilt LifeFlight partners with Retrieving Independence to train service dogs in simulated medical settings

Vanderbilt LifeFlight is partnering with the local nonprofit Retrieving Independence to assist in the training of service dogs in simulated medical settings, the latest of several Vanderbilt University Medical Center partnerships that bring specially trained dogs to Medical Center facilities.

Mamie Williams, PhD, MPH, APRN, was among the speakers at the academy. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders draws participants from around the nation

Nurse leaders from around the country in either clinical practice or academic medicine came together Nov. 13-17 at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing for the second annual Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders.

Random acts of kindness and team building put pediatric nurse anesthetist Caroline Campbell in the spotlight with Credo Award

“When people are feeling down, I want to do something to make everyone feel better.”

Vanderbilt well represented at National Magnet Conference

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