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Research contributions of VUMC nurses highlighted

Nov. 21, 2013—Nursing research and evidence-based practice at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was on full display Nov. 13 at the annual Nursing Research Day.

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Nominate a faculty or staff member for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Nov. 19, 2013—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates through his or her work the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This service can be in areas...

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Nominate a faculty or staff member for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Nov. 4, 2013—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates through his or her work the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This service can be in areas...

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Grant bolsters study of nursing workforce’s future

Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies has been awarded $2.2 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to address nursing workforce issues that may impede future health care.

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New Medical Faculty 2013

Oct. 4, 2013—See a complete list of new School of Medicine faculty for 2013.

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School of Nursing to host blood drive Sept. 30

Sep. 25, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will host an American Red Cross blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30. The event will be held in the Frist Hall Atrium at the School of Nursing. Every two seconds in the United States, someone needs a blood donation. Each donation can help save up to...

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VUSN to offer Lean Methodology in Health Care course

Jul. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s Health Systems Management program is offering a Lean Methodology in Health Care course this fall. Lean is a quality improvement methodology first developed by Toyota and applied to numerous industries, including health care.

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Medical Center North, VUSN experiencing outages

Jun. 27, 2013—An overnight break in a domestic water line in Medical Center North has caused flooding in confined areas of the building as well as phone and electrical outages affecting certain areas of Medical Center North and the Vanderbilt School of Nursing.

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Cal Turner Fellows laid groundwork on Nashville housing fund

Jun. 10, 2013—A group of Cal Turner Fellows who brought renewed attention through a two-year research project to Nashville's dire need for more affordable housing help lay the foundation for Mayor Karl Dean’s recent announcement on a housing trust fund.

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Study finds disagreement on the role of primary care nurse practitioners

May. 16, 2013—While physicians and nurse practitioners agree on general principles, survey reveals differences on specific policies Primary care physicians and nurse practitioners significantly disagree on some proposed changes to the scope of nurse practitioners’ responsibilities, according to a New England Journal of Medicine study released today. The study, led by investigators from the Vanderbilt University School...

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Vanderbilt University honors 36 as emeriti faculty

May. 10, 2013—Thirty-six retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 10, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented Founder’s Medals to the university’s top scholars during Commencement on May 10.

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