Graduate students interested in pursuing health-care research interests and study projects during the 2016-2017 academic year should consider applying for a Fulbright Research or Fulbright Fogarty (public health) grant. Students who wish to pursue a research and study projects that emphasize the study of a non-Western language should also consider the NSEP Boren Graduate Fellowship and Critical Language Scholarship programs.
The Office of Honor Scholarships provides support and guidance, as well as the necessary university endorsement required for Vanderbilt students. Interested students should contact Lyn Fulton-John as soon as possible to discuss their project ideas and qualifications and review the application. The final deadline for submission of application for September 15, 2015 (NOT October, as noted on the Fulbright website).
For more information, contact the Office of Honor Scholarships.
Note that these programs are open to those who will not have earned a PhD at the time of application. Those with PhD’s should review the Fulbright options for US scholars, which is managed by the Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES).
Topic: “Management of Controlled Substances at VUMC”
Presenters: Dr. Lorri Lee, Dr. Paul St. Jacques, Dr. Dott Daltry, Dr. Brian O'Hara
Location: 214 Light Hall
Topic: Neuraxial Analgesia B - Side Effects & Complications
Presenter: Dr. Michael Richardson
Location: VUH 4203
Reading: Chapter 23, pgs. 479-490 beginning with "Dyspnea"
This forum is designed to level set the knowledge base surrounding enterprise-wide quality and safety performance goals. In addition, we will use this opportunity to discuss Joint Commission survey preparation. This will be a great opportunity for the staff to identify deficiencies within their respective areas and discuss remedial measures.
Registration: The number of registrants per day is limited to 70, so please register early to accommodate your schedule. Registration is limited to the individuals receiving this invitation. Link to LMS registration: https://learningexchange.ea.vanderbilt.edu/#/courses/ilt/29562&usedeeplink
Lunch: Lunch will be provided, as well as coffee/drinks and snacks throughout the day.
Transportation: Registration will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. This forum will be held at the Strategy and Innovation Center in the 3401 building on West End. Due to parking restrictions, transportation to the 3401 building will be provided using the Vanderbilt’s shuttle service. Plan on using the Purple Route shuttle, which arrives to 3401 every 15 minutes.
CEU credits: 5.25
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.
Agenda: Participants will rotate every 45 minutes to a new session allowing for small group discussion and an interactive question and answer session. See attached course overview for each session.
This 45-minute class is designed to improve muscle strength and endurance using the water’s resistance and various types of equipment. Non-swimmers are welcome. This class is joint friendly. (all levels)
Give the gift of life at USAC blood drive
Vanderbilt’s University Staff Advisory Council will partner with the American Red Cross for a blood drive on Friday, July 31, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held in Sarratt Student Center, rooms 331 and 325/327.
According to the Red Cross, one blood donation can save the lives of up to three people. Though an estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood, less than 10 percent actually do. Learn more about giving blood here.
To schedule an appointment to donate on July 31, visit redcrossblood.org and enter the sponsor code "Vandy19." Online appointments are strongly encouraged but not required. Walk-in donations the day of the event are welcome.
A fun-filled, joint-friendly aerobic and strength workout in the pool. Non-swimmers are welcome!
Beginner Yoga paced yoga class with a focus on building strength, flexibility, stamina, and balance. Students will learn healthy and healing body alignment in and through yoga poses—breaking poses down so that new or refreshing students can understand how classical yoga postures work and how to implement them in a home practice. Students learn breath awareness and the therapeutic benefits of synching movement with breath. Appropriate for individuals interested in a traditional yoga class, including first time students. Instructors are able to show modifications for each pose and for general health concerns.
Beginner paced yoga class with a focus on building strength, flexibility, stamina, and balance. Students will learn healthy and healing body alignment in and through yoga poses -- breaking poses down so that new or refreshing students can understand how classical yoga postures work and how to implement them in a home practice. Students learn breath awareness and the therapeutic benefits of synching movement with breath. Appropriate for individuals interested in a traditional yoga class, including first time students. Instructors are able to show modifications for each pose and for general health concerns. Take this if you have heart disease, pulmonary disease, chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, cancer, diabetes or a movement disorder.