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Patient Flow Nurses help increase efficiency of discharge process

Aug. 3, 2017—Patient Flow Nurses (PFNs) are passionate about their role — helping expedite the discharge of patients to decrease length of stay, reduce readmissions and open beds for other patients.

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Address highlights VUMC Nursing’s achievements

May. 25, 2017—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., revisited the successes of Vanderbilt Nursing over the last year and looked to the future in her 2017 State of Nursing address on May 25 in Light Hall.

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Appraisers’ visit is final step of VUMC Nursing’s third Magnet Designation

Apr. 27, 2017—Four appraisers from the American Nurses Credentialing Center are visiting Vanderbilt University Medical Center this week as the final step toward the Medical Center earning a third Magnet Designation.

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Article explores nursing professionalism system

Apr. 13, 2017—Nurses have an essential role in supporting a professional work environment, and to do so, they must build a system that promotes it. That is the message from Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., in a newly-published article in the April issue of American Nurse Today magazine.

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Advocating for patients drives Children’s Hospital’s Lowry

Apr. 13, 2017—Small and seemingly inconsequential interactions with patients can sometimes stick in a caregiver’s memory.

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VPH’s Jarosemich always ready to lend a helping hand

Mar. 30, 2017—Laura Jarosemich, MSN, R.N., is always teaching. It’s the role she had as a nurse educator, as an instructor at Nashville State Community College and now as a nurse at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), both to patients and fellow nurses.

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Moore honored by American Society of Transplant Surgeons

Mar. 16, 2017—Deonna Moore, MSN, ACNP-BC, was recently named the Advanced Transplant Provider of the Year by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

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Krause named to local Ronald McDonald House board

Feb. 23, 2017—Kathie Krause, MSN, R.N., Chief Nursing Officer for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was recently named to the board of directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Nashville.

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Protocol standardizes care for pregnant women on opiates

Feb. 16, 2017—Complications related to opioid abuse occur in 54,000 pregnancies annually in the United States, and Tennessee ranks among the top 10 states in the number of opioid-dependent pregnant women.

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Barut named CNO of Psychiatric Hospital, VBH

Feb. 16, 2017—Jennifer Barut, MSN, R.N., has been named chief nursing officer for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) and Vanderbilt Behavioral Health (VBH).

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Nine Vanderbilt nurses honored by March of Dimes Tennessee

Jan. 12, 2017—Nine nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) received top honors at the March of Dimes Tennessee Chapter Nurse of the Year Awards, held on Dec. 12 at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs.

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Meeting highlights Advanced Practice Nursing

Oct. 20, 2016—More than 100 people gathered at the Godchaux Hall Nursing Annex on Oct. 12 for the kickoff of the 2017 series of Advanced Practice Grand Rounds.

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