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Licensed and non-licensed clinical staff members are required to complete hospital-wide and unit specific competencies on an annual basis. The VUMC Competency Program oversees this process for all inpatient, surgical, and ambulatory areas.

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VUMC Competency Program



Jennifer Cotton, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC
Nursing Education Specialist

Lindsey Netzel MSN, RN, CCRN, FCCS
Nursing Education Specialist


Wendy Carris
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt -  Associate Program Manager

Katie Hogrefe 
Vanderbilt Unveristy Hospital & Vanderbilt Medical Group - Associate Program Manager

Executive Sponsor

Marissa Brown MSN, RN, CPN