Celebrate National Nutrition Month to Eat Well, Live Well!
In the Summer and Fall, shop the weekly Vanderbilt Farmers' Market for fresh-picked or prepared items, local produce, dairy items, artisan breads, and more!
Checking weight and blood pressure is convenient, simple, fun and rewarding with Higi machines on campus and across the country.
VUMC nurses can undergo training to become certified to place TB Skin Tests for patients and for their peers. The TB Skin Test training program consists of three steps:
The healthcare industry is facing a time of strategic change and challenges. As leaders, we must realistically, yet optimistically, help our staff to adjust to change and to create innovative ways to provide services.
Individuals who drive commercial motor vehicles are required to have a valid commercial driver's license (CDL). In addition, these individuals must have a Commercial Driver Medical Examiner (CDME) certificate, which confirms that the person meets the medical criteria required to drive a commercial motor vehicle, as outlined by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Commercial motor vehicles include vehicles that:
What is coaching? Coaching involves the process of supporting and guiding a person to meet his or her full potential. The coach's role may be as a Leader, Teacher, Motivator, Organizer, Adviser, Encourager, and/or Mentor.
People who work in or around Zones III and IV of the MRI suite are exposed to very strong magnetic fields. These magnetic fields can affect internal devices or foreign materials in the body, such as pacemakers, aneurysm clips, other implants, and joint replacements. These items can move or vibrate, become "activated" unintentionally, or become hot as a result of exposure to the magnetic field.
The American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) and U.S. Department of Labor identified 16 basic skills needed for success in the workplace. Work/Life Connections-EAP can provide individual coaching or departmental training in several of the 16 skills needed to enhance workplace performance (in bold).
When a person experiences, witnesses, or is confronted with an event or situation that involves actual or threatened death, serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others, he or she can experience fear, helplessness, and horror. PTSD results when effects of exposure to a traumatic event persist beyond one month following the event. Please answer "Yes" or "No" if you have been exposed to or witnessed a traumatic event and have engaged in or experienced any of the following over the past month on a fairly consistent basis.