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Rewriting How Nursing Students Learn

by Leslie Hill Everything in health care is constantly evolving, including how students are taught and faculty are trained.  From the virtual world of Second Life to a comprehensive new approach to interprofessional learning, we’re erasing the old chalkboard and rewriting nursing education for the 21st Century. A New World The sweatpants-clad nursing student winds…

Posted in Features, Issue, Spring 2011 | Tags: ,


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Q and A

by Kathy Rivers Tonia Moore-Davis, MSN, CNM, manages the VUSN nurse-midwifery practice at two sites in Nashville with a daily staff of 10 serving clients across a wide cultural, educational and socio-economic spectrum. The faculty practice serves as an incubator for nurse-midwifery students, consistently wins national awards, and delivered more than 1,000 babies last year….

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VUSN Technology

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing embraces technology to enhance the learning experience for today’s students and tomorrow’s practitioners and researchers. Blackboard – A course management system for all students at Vanderbilt University.  Blackboard is where students log in to classes, submit assignments, learn about class announcements, take tests and even enter into live discussions.  On…

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What would Florence think?

If you ask any nurse about Florence Nightingale, most will be able to say that she was the founder of modern nursing. And for many that is about the extent of their knowledge. But this woman, who served as a catalyst for changing the view of health care and nursing, was more than the lady with the lamp known for tirelessly tending to injured soldiers in the dark of the night.

Posted in Fall 2010, Features, Issue | Tags:


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Q+A: An Interview with Mary Jo Gilmer

Mary Jo Gilmer, Ph.D., M.B.A., A.P.R.N., is a pioneer in the field of pediatric palliative care, helping establish the palliative care program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, researching ways to improve care for those with life-threatening or life-limiting illnesses, and teaching a new generation of students that there is always some way to help.

Posted in Fall 2010, Features, Issue | Tags:


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Opening a New Door

When one door closes, a different door may open – at least that’s what three Vanderbilt University School of Nursing graduates think. These resilient individuals prove that while adversity cannot be avoided, it can reshape our purpose. Re-defining her life In 2006 Tammy Hakim moved to Franklin, Tenn., from Michigan with her family. Two months…

Posted in Features, Issue, Spring 2010 | Tags:


There's a whole new opportunity driven by biomedical and nursing informatics to apply advance technology to dietetics research, teaching and practice

Q + A: An Interview with Heidi Silver

Program Director Heidi Silver, Ph.D., R.D., has taken on many challenge throughout her 20-plus-year career in dietetics and nutrition. Now she is working with the School of Nursing to launch a master’s program that will educate a new generation of advanced practice dietitians and move the profession forward in meaningful ways. What do you want…

Posted in Features, Spring 2010 | Tags:


Tracey Stamper adores son Christopher. Her fears for his health have been replaced by dreams for his future.

The Measure of Life

After her son Christopher was born, Tracey Stamper could recite all the numbers: Jan. 12, 2010; 5:27 p.m., 7 pounds, 14 ounces; 19 ¼ inches. But to her, the most important number was his gestational age.  Her healthy baby boy defied the odds and was born at 39 weeks, nearly full-term. Stamper is just one…

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