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VUMC Nursing Archives

Research by VUMC nurses takes center stage at annual event

Dec. 4, 2014—Nursing research was on full display in Light Hall recently during the Research Day Poster Presentations, organized by the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and Nursing Research Committee.

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VUMC Nursing Staff Bylaws guide way to latest, best practices

Dec. 4, 2014—More than 150 nurses from Vanderbilt University Medical Center convened in Langford Auditorium recently for an occasion that happens once every two years: the Nursing Staff Bylaws Convention.

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Perioperative nursing association honors Wyatt

Oct. 23, 2014—Vanderbilt University Hospital’s David Wyatt, MPH, R.N., is set to receive the highest individual honor in perioperative nursing. Wyatt will receive the Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) 2015 award for Excellence in Perioperative Nursing at the organization’s national conference in March in Denver. Wyatt is the interim associate hospital director and associate chief nursing...

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Critical care skills workshop draws nurses from across U.S.

Sep. 18, 2014—A small group of acute care nurse practitioners and physician assistants urgently crowded around the bedside of a mannequin hooked up to a ventilator and an IV.

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Address highlights VUMC Nursing

May. 15, 2014—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., reviewed the challenges of the past year and highlighted what Vanderbilt University Medical Center nursing is doing to prepare for the future at last week’s State of Nursing address, scheduled to coincide with National Nurses Week.

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Dubree to deliver State of Nursing Address May 8

May. 1, 2014—The Vanderbilt University Medical Center State of Nursing Address by Marilyn Dubree, M.S.N., R.N., executive chief nursing officer, will take place on Thursday, May 8, at 10 a.m. in 208 Light Hall. All members of the VUMC community are invited to attend.

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Redesign of nursing workflow seeing success

Apr. 17, 2014—In 2008, Vanderbilt nurses participated in a nationwide survey to determine how they spent their time, and it revealed that only 16 percent was spent on direct patient care, while 28 percent was spent on documentation.

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