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Vanderbilt Nursing

2013 - 2014 Clinical Practice Grand Rounds

With a focus upon the educational needs of Advanced Practice Nurses, the Center for Advanced Practice Nursing and Allied Health (CAPNAH) and Nursing Education and Professional Development (NEPD) launched the first season of Clinical Practice Grand Rounds in 2008.   As we enter our sixth season, in addition to Vanderbilt staff and students, we are extending the invitation to include community healthcare professionals and students.

Attendance to Live Events open only to VUMC Staff and VUSN Students due to space limitations.

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Three ways to earn 1.0 contact hour per each event:
1.  Attend live event
2.  View live event online
3.  View on-demand video (posted Friday following Tuesday live event)


 

Season 2013 - 2014 Schedule

Season 2013 - 2014 printable schedule
(2 pages, formatted for 8-1/2 x 14", color printing)


PALLIATIVE CARE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
LIVE! Tuesday, April 15, 2013  ♦  3 - 4pm
VUMC Staff:  Click for LMS Registration


Population Focus:  Adult and Pediatrics

presented by
CAREY F. McDONALD,  MSN, CPNP-AC
Pediatric Palliative Care, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Carey has been working as a pediatric nurse practitioner with Children’s Hospital Palliative Care Service since 2010.


and JILL R. NELSON, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Vanderbilt University Hospital

Jill joined the Palliative Care Program at Vanderbilt University in 2007.  She is an Adult Health Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in palliative care.
 


PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION PROCESS & IMPLICATIONS
IN THE OPERATING ROOM 
LIVE! Tuesday, May 20, 2014  ♦  12 - 1pm
VUMC Staff:  Click for LMS Registration

Population Focus:  Global

presented by
RUSSELL J. KUNIC, MSN, FNP-BC
Family Nurse Practitioner, Clinic Manager
Vanderbilt Preoperative Evaluation Center

Russ received his RN and MSN from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. In addition to being a Family Nurse Practitioner, he is also the manager of Vanderbilt Preoperative Evaluation Center (VPEC).

OPPE QUALITY MEASUREMENT TOOLS 
LIVE! Tuesday, June 17, 2014  ♦  3 - 4pm
VUMC Staff:  Click for LMS Registration

Population Focus:  Pediatrics

presented by
CHRIS DUBEN, MSN, APRN-BC
Perioperative Services
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital

Chris earned his BSN from Middle Tennessee State University and MSN in pediatric primary care from Vanderbilt University.  He is currently working on his Post Master’s Certificate in Nursing Informatics
at Vanderbilt.  With more than 7 years as an APN with Perioperative Services, Chris is also involved with the APN OPPE process at Children’s Hospital.

ADJUNCTIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES: MANAGING THE COMPLICATED PATIENT 
LIVE! Tuesday, July 15, 2014  ♦  12 - 1pm
REGISTRATION OPENS May 20, 2014

Population Focus:  Global

presented by
SUSAN HAMBLIN, Pharm D, BCPS
Department of Pharmaceutical Services
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Susan earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy.  She completed her pharmacy practice residency at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis followed by her Critical Care Specialty Pharmacy Residency at Greenville Memorial Medical Center in Greenville, SC.  In addition to her current role, she is also the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency program director.

On-Demand Webcasts

NOT AVAILABLE: 
BATTLE OF THE BUGS:  HOT TOPICS IN INFECTIOUS DISEASES (presented March 2014)

VUMC Staff:  Click on titles for LMS registration.

PEDIATRIC PAIN MANAGEMENT
LIVE! Tuesday, February 18, 2014 ♦ 3 - 4pm

Population Focus: Pediatrics

presented by
TWILA LUCKETT, BSN, RN-BC
Pediatric Pain Service
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Twila is a graduate of Murray State University in Kentucky. She has been with VUMC since 1988 and transitioned to care at Children’s Hospital in 1992. She has experience in the Burn Unit, Private Duty Home Health Care, and Registry Services. In 2005, Twila began work with the Pediatric Pain Service and has been Board Certified in Pain Management since 2007.
 
HOW TO BUILD A PORTFOLIO
Population Focus: Global ♦ (presented live December 2013)

 

presented by
CLAIRE SLONE, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC
Manager, NICU Nurse Practitioner Service
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Claire earned both her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from Vanderbilt University. Her professional passions include NP development, infant nutrition, and delivery room management/resuscitation. She is actively involved with the Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care and serves as an NRP Instructor.
FINANCIAL FOUNDATIONS FOR APRN's & PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
Population Focus: Global ♦ (presented live November 2013)

 

presented by
CHERYL BARTON, BS
Administrative Officer
Center for Advance Practice Nursing & Allied Health, VUMC

Cheryl earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Finance from the University of South Alabama. She has 25 years of healthcare management experience including more than ten years at VUMC as an Administrative Officer. In her current role her business and financial analyses focus on the work of APRN’s

 

THE TN LEGISLATURE: WHAT 17 SENATORS & 50 REPRESENTATIVES
CAN DECIDE ABOUT YOUR PRACTICE

Population Focus: Global ♦ (presented live October  2013)

 

presented by
SHARON ADKINS, MSN, RN
Executive Director, TN Nurses Association

Sharon advocates for TN’s 83,000 nurses and their patients in state legislative, community, and educational arenas. She received her BSN from the University of Minnesota and MSN from Vanderbilt School of Nursing. She developed and directed the Center for Parish Nursing and Health Ministries during her 20+ year tenure at VUMC. She has also held various leadership positions at ANA and TNA.

 

ONGOING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE EVALUATION (OPPE) 
Population Focus:  Global ♦ (presented live September 2013)

presented by
BYRON LEE, MBA, BS
Quality Value Analyst,
Center for Advanced Practice Nursing & Allied Health, VUMC

Byron earned his Bachelor of Science degree as well as his MBA from Brigham Young University and has 17 years of experience working in the healthcare industry.  He has worked at Vanderbilt for 13 years, all of which has been focused on healthcare data and quality metrics.

 


Cosponsored by VUMC, Department of Nursing Education and Professional Development and Center for Advanced Practice Nursing and Allied Health (CAPNAH)

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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