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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.