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New VUMC educational series focuses on palliative care

Sep. 29, 2016—A new series of lunch and learn events at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is designed to teach nurses and other medical professionals best practices for providing palliative care to patients at their bedsides.

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Address reviews progress of Nursing at VUMC

May. 19, 2016—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., delivered a message of continued investment, national recognition and improving nurse satisfaction in her 2016 State of Nursing Address at Light Hall on Tuesday.

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Document for third Magnet designation finalized, submitted

Apr. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has completed its Magnet document and submitted it to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), taking a giant step forward in its third Magnet designation process.

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Event highlights crucial role of nurse anesthetists at VUMC

Feb. 11, 2016—About 150 people gathered recently to celebrate Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC’s) history of anesthesia and nurse anesthetists at a special reception and program in Light Hall.

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Advanced Practice Nurses Association honors Jayaram

Dec. 17, 2015—The Middle Tennessee Advanced Practice Nurses Association recently named Vanderbilt’s Jennifer Jayaram, MSN, FNP, its Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year. The organization is an affiliate of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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VUMC nursing shines at National Magnet Conference

Oct. 29, 2015—A large group of Vanderbilt nurses attended the 2015 National Magnet Conference, which took place earlier this month in Atlanta.

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‘Boot Camp’ gives chance to hone critical care skills

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.

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Dunworth named associate director of Advanced Practice, Anesthesia

Sep. 3, 2015—Brent Dunworth, MSN, MBA, APN, CRNA, has been named associate director of Advanced Practice, Anesthesia.

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing certifications on rise

Apr. 9, 2015—Over the last year, 21 nurses at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) have received certification in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the result of a successful push to certify more nurses.

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New certification focuses on genetics nursing

Feb. 5, 2015—A nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Hereditary Cancer clinic is expected to be one of the first nurses in the country to receive a newly created certification in Advanced Genetics Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

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Kapu, Wilson take on new nursing leadership roles

Jan. 29, 2015—Two longtime Vanderbilt nurses are starting the year in new leadership positions with greater responsibilities for nursing education and advanced practice, respectively.

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Krause named Children’s Hospital chief nursing officer

Jan. 8, 2015—Kathie Krause, MSN, R.N., has been named chief nursing officer of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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