nursing research Archives
Ivory appointed to AHRQ’s National Advisory Council
Nov. 30, 2021—VUMC's Cathy Ivory, PhD, RN-BC, RNC-OB, NEA-BC, has been appointed to the National Advisory Council for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Piano named to nurse researcher hall of fame
Apr. 18, 2019—Mariann Piano, PhD, RN, the Nancy and Hilliard Travis Professor of Nursing and Senior Associate Dean for Research at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, has been selected for induction into the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.
New publication highlights research by VUMC nurses
Jul. 12, 2018—Nurse researchers have a powerful new outlet to share their work with the Vanderbilt community. It’s called The Empowered Nurse, a twice-yearly, peer-reviewed journal for and about nursing research. The Office of Nursing Research released the first issue in May in celebration of Nurses Week.
Wells retires as director of Medical Center Nursing Research
Jan. 11, 2018—When Nancy Wells started her nursing career she didn’t stay in one place for long, going from Canada to the West and East coasts of the United States. She didn’t, that is, until she came to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) 25 years ago to take a position as director of Nursing Research.
Medication safety in the ICU
Sep. 19, 2017—Facilitated reporting of medication-related events in the intensive care unit can provide opportunities for optimizing quality of care and patient safety.
Nursing research efforts highlighted at annual poster day
Nov. 17, 2016—Nursing research took center stage in Light Hall recently during the Research Day Poster Presentations, organized by the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and Nursing Research Committee of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Research by VUMC nurses highlighted at annual event
Nov. 5, 2015—Nursing research was on full display on Oct. 28 in Light Hall during the Research Day Poster Presentations, organized by the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and Nursing Research Committee.
Near-death experiences focus of Octoberfest lecture
Nov. 5, 2015—Most of the people who work in critical care medicine have cared for patients who have had near-death experiences, but many patients are reluctant to discuss such experiences with caregivers, said Debbie James, MSN, R.N., a critical care nurse and senior nursing instructor at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.