April Kapu Archives
Feb. 1, 2018—There are more than 1,000 advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs) practicing at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), and their scope of practice expands every day. With that growth, there are tremendous opportunities for positive experiences in caring for patients and families, but nurses should also take time to care for themselves, said Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, Executive Chief Nursing Officer.
Sep. 21, 2017—Vanderbilt’s already significant population of nurse practitioners and physician assistants swelled by more than 350 people recently, as attendees from 39 states came for the sixth annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.
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.
May. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt Health OnCall (VHOC), the service that brings a house call from a dedicated team of Vanderbilt nurse practitioners to the home, workplace or hotel, now accepts Aetna Vanderbilt insurance plans as well as other major payer/insurer plans.
Sep. 15, 2016—More than 350 critical care nurse practitioners, physician assistants and nursing leaders from 40 states came to Vanderbilt this month for the fifth annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.
Oct. 8, 2015—More than 250 critical care nurse practitioners and physician assistants from 41 states gathered at Vanderbilt recently for the fourth annual ACNP/PA Critical Care Boot Camp.
Sep. 18, 2014—A small group of acute care nurse practitioners and physician assistants urgently crowded around the bedside of a mannequin hooked up to a ventilator and an IV.
Jun. 27, 2013—April Kapu, MSN, R.N., APRN, has been elected a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP). AANP fellows are selected based on outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education or policy.