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Address highlights crucial contributions of nursing workforce

Jun. 1, 2023—In her 2023 State of Nursing Address, Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, NE-BC, looked back on another extraordinary year as nearly 9,000 Vanderbilt nurses cared for patients and families and the health system continued to grow to meet the needs of patients and families.

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Event celebrates five years of DAISY Awards

May. 18, 2023—Winners of The DAISY Award from throughout Vanderbilt Health gathered recently to celebrate nearly five years that Vanderbilt has participated in the national recognition for extraordinary nurses who exemplify compassion toward patients and families.

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Vanderbilt nurses take first place at Hot Chicken Festival

Aug. 15, 2014—The team of Melissa Morton and Katie Forrester, nurse practitioners for the trauma service at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, tied for first place in the amateur category at the 2014 Music City Hot Chicken Festival.

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VIGH launches program for Vanderbilt nurses in Kenya

Mar. 27, 2013—The Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health has launched the Global Health Nurse in Residence Program, a 12-week funded program in Kenya for Vanderbilt nurses. The program provides funding and support for licensed nursing professionals affiliated with Vanderbilt University to serve, train, network and collaborate with Kenyan nurses and other health care workers for up to 12 weeks...

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VUMC job fair for nurses April 10

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is sponsoring a job fair for nurses on Wednesday, April 10. Those who apply in advance can set up a specific interview time during the fair.

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Children’s Hospital hosting pediatric nursing job fair

Feb. 7, 2013—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will host a pediatric nursing job fair from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the second floor performance stage of the hospital.

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Nurses group names VUMC top employer

Oct. 25, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named the Employer of the Year for 2012 by the Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA).

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Nurses’ investigative efforts highlighted at Research Day

Oct. 25, 2012—A bright spotlight shone on nursing research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center during the Evidence-Based Practice and Nursing Research Committee’s annual Research Day on Oct. 17.

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New tool speeds medical record documentation

Oct. 25, 2012—The less time nurses and staff spend documenting their work in the medical record, the more time they can spend with patients.

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Photo: Nurse Residency Program

Jul. 26, 2012—Tanya Prytvskach, BSN, R.N., left, gets an introduction to nurse wellness from Margie Gale, MSN, R.N., during Nurse Residency orientation. Vanderbilt’s Nurse Residency Program helps new nurses transition from nursing school to professional practice through hands-on clinical experience, interactive education sessions and the support and guidance of staff. The Summer 2012 cohort started this month...

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Trauma nurses initiate pledge against distracted driving

May. 15, 2012—Nurses at Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Level-1 Trauma Center are taking a pledge to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving. These caregivers, who treat hundreds of seriously injured patients each year due to distracted driving, want to see an end to behind-the-wheel activities taking attention away from the road.

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Sleep strategy used by night nurses throws off their circadian clocks

Apr. 14, 2011—As many as 25 percent of hospital nurses use sleep deprivation to adjust to working on the night shift, the poorest strategy for adapting their internal, circadian clocks to a night-time schedule.

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