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!
The specific process for post-exposure monitoring for those who have cared for or otherwise had direct contact with a patient diagnosed with COVID 19 includes the following process:
The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a virus that has emerged in Wuhan City (Hubei Province), China and has caused respiratory illness. It appears to have first started from exposure to animals at a seafood and animal market. The incubation period (time from exposure to development of symptoms) can be up to 14 days. Please see the Infection Prevention website for information on patient screening and a comprehensive list of FAQs at https://www.vumc.org/infectioncontrol/.
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.
The Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) collaborates with Health Plus and Work/Life Connections-EAP to offer the