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LifeFlight adds NPs, physicians to expand flight crew

Jul. 22, 2020—Patients treated and transported by Vanderbilt LifeFlight are now receiving a higher level of care thanks to the credentialing of more than 20 flight nurses as nurse practitioners and the addition of a flight physician at several LifeFlight bases.

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VUSN seeking applicants for new community-based nurse practitioner fellowship

Feb. 20, 2020—New nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner students who want to work with rural or medically underserved populations are invited to apply for Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s new community-based nurse practitioner fellowships based in Tennessee.

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Grant to help increase nurse practitioners in rural areas

Sep. 12, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received $5 million in federal funding to boost the number of nurse practitioners working in rural and underserved communities.

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Boot camp boosts critical care skills

Sep. 20, 2018—More than 300 nurse practitioners and physician assistants from 40 states visited the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus last week to attend the seventh annual Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Critical Care Boot Camp.

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VUSN and VUMC researchers receive FAANP funding for Choosing Wisely collaborative study

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.

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Critical care nurse springs into action when young friend suffers stroke

Mar. 31, 2016—A 27-year-old Nashville woman is thankful a neuro critical care nurse practitioner from Vanderbilt University Medical Center was nearby when she suffered a stroke last month.

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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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Vanderhoef recognized by American Psychiatric Nurses Association

Jun. 25, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing Assistant Professor Dawn Vanderhoef is the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Education from the American Nurses Psychiatric Association.

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New service helps patients keep glucose levels on track

Jul. 11, 2013—Following her successful heart valve surgery at Vanderbilt, Gwendolyn English and her family faced a long journey home to Florida. Her family was concerned about the trip, because English has diabetes and her blood sugar levels had been fluctuating erratically.

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Nurse practitioner group honors VUSN’s Case

Aug. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Jane Case, DNP, FNP-BC, recently received the 2012 Tennessee Nurse Practitioner Excellence Award from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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