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Grand rounds event highlights Advanced Practice Nursing at Vanderbilt

Jan. 26, 2023—Advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders gathered in Light Hall recently for the kickoff of the 2023 series of Advanced Practice Grand Rounds, a monthly educational series organized by the Office of Advanced Practice.

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Program at VUH seeks to improve medication safety

Jan. 12, 2023—Vanderbilt Nursing and the Department of Pharmaceutical Services have teamed up to create the Medication Safety Champions program, intended to improve medication safety throughout Vanderbilt University Hospital.

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Cumberland University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center announce a newly established employment pathway

Jan. 9, 2023—Cumberland University is partnering with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to offer a new scholarship opportunity for up to 20 Cumberland students each year who are pursuing degrees in nursing.

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Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders debuts

Dec. 8, 2022—Nurse leaders from eight states in either clinical practice or academic medicine recently came together at Vanderbilt for the inaugural Academy for Diverse Emerging Nurse Leaders.

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Pediatric nursing leader Krause set to retire

Dec. 1, 2022—After nearly four decades of service to children and families, Kathie Krause, MSN, RN, NNP-BC, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, is set to retire.

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VUMC Nursing Staff Bylaws guide way to latest, best practices

Nov. 29, 2022—More than 150 nurses from throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center gathered over Zoom recently for the biennial Nursing Staff Bylaws Convention, the second to be held virtually.

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Nurse Alerts! email communication tool to provide updates on a variety of topics

Nov. 17, 2022—Vanderbilt Nursing has relaunched Nurse Alerts!, an email communication tool designed to provide timely updates on a variety of topics of interest to nurses.

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VUMC hospitals and clinics receive fourth Magnet designation

Nov. 17, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a fourth consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the organization announced in a conference call on Nov. 17.

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VUMC named best workplace for men in nursing

Nov. 3, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized with the 2022 Best Workplace for Men in Nursing Award from the American Association for Men in Nursing.

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Program for diverse new nurse leaders, faculty launched

Sep. 1, 2022—Vanderbilt is creating a new leadership development program for nurses new in health care leadership and academic positions who are from groups historically underrepresented in nursing and/or those who support them.

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Critical care skills sharpened at VUMC Nursing ‘Boot Camp’

Aug. 31, 2022—Vanderbilt recently hosted a 'Boot Camp' conference for critical care nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to receive specialized critical care training to improve patient care.

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Collaboration brings nursing education to Metro Schools

Aug. 25, 2022—by Matt Batcheldor VUMC nurses are collaborating with Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) to mentor high school students to become medical assistants or care partners who have identified a future goal of being a registered nurse. Members of the Medical Center’s Nurse Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (NDEIC) will meet monthly with 19 high school...

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