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Ignorance is not a defense of law

Radonda Leanne Vaught is the Vanderbilt nurse who has been charged with reckless homicide for the death of a patient in December 2017 that was caused by her giving the wrong, high-risk medication. Vaught should not be charged with reckless homicide though because there were many other factors involved leading to ...

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APSU School of Nursing seeking comments for accreditation

According to an email sent by Provost Rex Gandy, the APSU School of Nursing is seeking comments from the public for accreditation site visits from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or (CCNE). CCNE will visit APSU March 19-21 and requires that all institutions provide an opportunity to students, faculty ...

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APSU nursing students win awards at program

16 nursing students from APSU participated in the summer internship program called Vanderbilt Experience: Student Nurse Internship Program (VESNIP) and two won top awards at the end of the program. The program presented seven awards. Two APSU students, Emily Reeve and Leanna Swaney took home awards in their category. Reeve ...

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APSU nursing program ranks in top one percent

APSU’s School of Nursing is ranked in the top percentile of nursing programs in the nation. NurseJournal.org conducted a survey evaluating 1,189 schools and APSU came in at 32, beating out well-known universities like Johns Hopkins, Yale and North Carolina. “Being ranked 32 out of 1,189 schools in the eastern ...

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Break in classes hinders some students in specialized disciplines

As APSU announced campus would be closed Monday, Feb. 16, to Saturday, Feb. 21 due to hazardous conditions, many students relished the break from classes and other activities. But while some spent the weeklong break building snowmen, orchestrating snowball fights and sledding on everything from trashcan lids to inflatable inner ...

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Going abroad: Study abroad programs offer learning opportunities, unique experiences

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu While it may seem like a vacation, studying abroad is more than a simple trip to another country. Studying abroad is a great way to immerse yourself in a country’s culture while earning credit hours, according to English professor Jill Franks. “After a study abroad experience, students may desire ...

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