VUMC Nursing

Vanderbilt community outreach volunteers include, from left, Lincoln Rico, RN, Marsha Sesay, MSN, RN-BC, Amy Freeman, Lindsay Wade, Mamie Williams, PhD, MPH, MSN, APRN, and Mary Jones. Not pictured: Jaimie Glatt, Rochelle Symlar, Brittany Ewen, Hannah Vaughn and Brenda Reed.

VUMC Nursing brings wellness initiative to Nashville Public Library’s Hadley Park branch

A group of Vanderbilt nurses recently teamed up with the Hadley Park branch of the Nashville Public Library for a day of new wellness initiatives — including sharing health education information, raising awareness of health risks, and demonstrating healthy oral care habits to the community of North Nashville.

A multidisciplinary team is studying ways to mitigate nursing staff shortages and improve care for underserved groups following hospital discharge. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

VUMC receives state grant to evaluate innovative models of nursing care that include screening and responding to social drivers of health

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a to evaluate innovative models of nursing care that include screening and responding to social drivers of health to better meet the needs of all VUMC patients.

VUMC’s new virtual nurse program allows Katy Byers, RN, to talk with patient Jimmy Sawyers remotely. (photo by Susan Urmy)

New teleconference program helps give nurses more time to care for patients in person

Through Vanderbilt’s new virtual nurse program, certain tasks such as documentation can be done remotely via a teleconference in the patient’s room, giving nurses at the bedside more time to care for patients in person.

Nurses attending the Fuld National Institute EBP Summit included, (front row, from left) Lindsey Netzel, MSN, RN, CCRN, Ashley Ried, MMHC, RN, CPPS, Patti Runyan, DNP, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, Lynn Gallagher-Ford, Anna Gallion, DNP, APRN, Laura Culwell, MSN, RN, (back row, from left) Jensine Russell, DNP, RN, NE-BC, Vicki Jones, MSN, RN, NE-BC, and Jon Coomer, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC.

VUMC nurses give presentations at Fuld National Institute EBP Summit

Vanderbilt nurses gave four podium presentations at the 2023 Fuld National Institute EBP Summit in Columbus, Ohio.

Vanderbilt’s Smeltzer, Do named as 2023 Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders

Vanderbilt’s Cory Smeltzer, RN, and Monica Schmidt Do, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C, have been named as 2023 Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders by the Tennessee Action Coalition.

“She made me feel like my mother’s intuition was absolutely correct,” and other DAISY Award-winning examples of extraordinary nurses (Part 1 of 2)

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC’s latest winners.

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