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Are you passionate about working with rural/medically underserved populations, reducing health disparities in vulnerable patients, and enhancing behavioral health services in your practice? If so, the VUSN Community-Based Nurse Practitioner Fellowship can provide you with the experiences and skills necessary for success! This specialized program is designed to support new graduates as they transition to practice in rural and underserved communities. For more information and how to apply click here: VUSN Community-Based Nurse Practitioner Fellowship
Application deadline: March 1, 2020
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship Program
Focused upon facilitating successful transitions to practice and enabling nurse practitioners to immerse themselves in specialty practice settings, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Nurse Practitioner (NP) Fellowship program provides post-graduate clinical and educational experiences.
Within a protected learning environment, the one-year fellowship prepares the new graduate, as well as the experienced nurse practitioner, to provide quality, evidence-based patient care within a diverse and complex health care environment. Core fellowship curriculum will include evidence-based and practice-based learning, quality outcome identification and measurement, leadership and practice model development, organizational enculturation and professional development. Practice specific curriculum will include direct patient care, simulation training, and didactic courses in topics related to the patient population. Currently fellowships are being offered in the following practice specialties: solid organ transplant, urology, and colorectal surgery.
Fellows are expected to be engaged and active participants in their educational journey and will evaluate their progress through collaborative appraisals and self-reflection, as well as identify and resolve educational and experiential gaps.
Future fellowships in other advanced practice nursing areas are in currently in development.
Documents to accompany completed application
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