VUMC Nursing Archives
Address highlights crucial contributions of nursing workforce
Jun. 1, 2023—In her 2023 State of Nursing Address, Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, NE-BC, looked back on another extraordinary year as nearly 9,000 Vanderbilt nurses cared for patients and families and the health system continued to grow to meet the needs of patients and families.
Event celebrates five years of DAISY Awards
May. 18, 2023—Winners of The DAISY Award from throughout Vanderbilt Health gathered recently to celebrate nearly five years that Vanderbilt has participated in the national recognition for extraordinary nurses who exemplify compassion toward patients and families.
VUMC relaunching committee devoted to nurse well-being
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is relaunching its Nurse Wellness Committee, part of ongoing efforts to promote well-being and resilience in its nursing team.
VUMC granted four-year reaccreditation by ANCC
Mar. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center was recently granted reaccreditation for nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) in February from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
‘Biopsy Queen’ reaches milestone number of procedures
Feb. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Krista Kuhnert-Gainer, ACNP has performed more than 20,000 bone marrow biopsies since 1996.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.