Inside the Spring 2014 Issue of Vanderbilt Nurse
When the Clinic at Mercury Courts opened in the summer of 2012, the staff expected to be inundated with patient visits. Designed to provide medical care for people and families transitioning from homelessness and other poverty situations, the clinic on Murfreesboro Road is located within a 5-mile radius of 12 properties serving low income and...... KEEP READING »
Vanderbilt Nurse recently sat down with Sarah Fogel, PhD, RN, director of the newly re-named Associate Degree in the Science of Nursing to MSN (ASN to MSN) program. Fogel has more than 20 years’ experience as a nurse and nursing educator on top of her first career as a concert violist. She has been on faculty...... KEEP READING »
In the dictionary, a preceptor is “an instructor; teacher; tutor.” At Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, a preceptor is one of the most important roles in the evolution of a nursing student. Preceptors are one-on-one mentors responsible for training students during clinical placements. They help students take what they have learned in the classroom and...... KEEP READING »
- Helen Iola Manoogian, BSN ‘47B, celebrated her 90th birthday with a ride on a zip line.
- Frances M. Edwards, BSN ‘53, MSN ‘76, received the Lifetime Achievement award at the Tennessean’s recent Salute to Nurses ceremony. According to her nomination, “no one in Tennessee has been more involved in promoting the health of Tennesseans and the welfare of registered nurses over such a long period of time than Frances Edwards.” She has worked in many capacities, from recovery room to classroom, but her passion is in the art of healing, especially through the use of alternative therapies such as Reiki and Healing Touch. She has also been a political advocate in many forums, from presidency of the Tennessee Nurses’ Association to presidency and/or chair of many community and national organizations.
- Elizabeth Reese Turrentine, BSN ‘55, had two hip replacements last year, but is back to being mobile. She feels truly blessed to be “rambling about this gorgeous country in my RV, living my dream.” All four of her children are doing well, and she is writing a book called, “Climbing Mountains When You’re Over the Hill.”
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