Nursing Education and Professional Development

Psychiatric Nursing Grand Rounds Upcoming Events

Robertson Nash
  Tuesday, February 18, 2014
   1:30 – 2:30 pm
               VPH Large Conference Room #1027 and Live Online

This interactive talk with provide participants with a new way of viewing and interacting with homeless patients, many of whom can be challenging patients. Understanding the perspective our homeless patients have on healthcare and the social environment that facilitates homelessness can help improve patient care and outcomes.

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(formatted for 8-1/2" x 11", color printing)
Registration  LIVE:  (Open to VUMC Staff only):
  VPH Large Conference Room #1027
              (Check in at VPH Lobby to be escorted to Conference Room)

               ONLINE: (Open to VUMC Staff and Non-VUMC Staff)
               Live webcast

VUMC Staff: 
click to register in LMS (search using "Grand Rounds")

Non-VUMC Staff
click to register for live video event

About Our Speaker:
Robertson is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in Infectious Diseases. Prior to joining the Comprehensive Care Clinic in 2009, he was the director of Nashville's only respite care program for the homeless. In this role, he provided medical and nursing care for 25 homeless patients a month. During this time, he also ran a 22-bed social detox program for intoxicated homeless persons. Robertson is currently a PhD student at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and he speaks regularly on issues related to homelessness, the social determinants of health, and HIV.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.


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