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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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Jackson named senior director of VUMC Nursing Education & Professional Development

Aug. 25, 2022—Crystal Jackson, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, has been named senior director of Vanderbilt Nursing Education & Professional Development.

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Dunworth named nurse executive for Advanced Practice

Aug. 18, 2022—Brent Dunworth, DNP, MBA, CRNA, NEA-BC, has been named associate nurse executive for Advanced Practice in Vanderbilt's Office of Advanced Practice.

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New predictive tool helps capture bedside observations of nurses

Aug. 11, 2022—Vanderbilt is collaborating with several other medical systems to implement a predictive tool that uses machine learning to extract patient behaviors documented by nurses in electronic health records and transform them into observable data.

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Nurse residency program gains second PTAP accreditation

Aug. 4, 2022—Vanderbilt's Nurse Residency Program has been awarded its second Accreditation with Distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation in Practice Transition Programs.

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VUMC nursing education leader Wilson retires after 45 years

Aug. 4, 2022—Chris Wilson, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, senior director of Nursing Education and Professional Development, retired at the end of July after 45 years of service to Vanderbilt.

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VUMC’s Dubree, Card selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Aug. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt's Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, NE-BC, and Elizabeth Card, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, have been selected as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

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VUMC Nursing Informatics leader Hughart to retire

Jul. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt Nursing Informatics leader Karen Hughart, MSN, RN, is retiring at the end of July after 45 years at the Medical Center.

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Psychiatric Hospital Magnet visit set for Aug. 22-24

Jul. 20, 2022—The American Nurses Credentialing Center will bring a team of appraisers to Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH) from Aug. 22-24 as part of the Magnet fourth designation process.

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Children’s Hospital Magnet visit set for Aug. 10-12

Jul. 14, 2022—The American Nurses Credentialing Center will bring a team of appraisers to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Aug. 10-12 as part of the Magnet fourth designation process.

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