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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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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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