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The Modern Nurse
November 28, 2017

By providing bedside care, nurses often have unique insights into the needs of specific patient populations. We recently spoke with Vivian Low, MPH, RN-BC, FPCNA, manager of special projects, chair of nursing research, at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Calif., about her passion for coordinating community resources and developing programs to address specific health factors.

The Nurse Perspective
August 12, 2016

Michele Wilmoth, MSN, RN, LSN, NCSN, is the director of school health services at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio. After participating in the Johnson & Johnson School Health Leadership Program and starting a project concentrating on asthma management education, she learned the power of reaching outside her comfort zone to make a big impact in her community.

Advancing Health Outcomes
February 2, 2016

ICU nurses Kerrie Klepfer and Jennifer LeBlanc had no idea that their efforts would save their hospital 2.9 million dollars and inspire similar initiatives across the globe. They just wanted to see their patients experience a safer, quicker recovery.

The Nurse Perspective
February 11, 2016

Kerrie Klepfer and Jennifer LeBlanc are intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at Duke Raleigh Hospital in Raleigh, N.C. They are two of the four-person nurse team from their ICU that completed the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy. Their team’s project, “Walk this Way: Early Progressive Mobility in the ICU,” saved Duke Raleigh hospital nearly three million dollars, and their recommendations about increased patient mobility in the ICU have become a standard practice of care in their hospital, as well as hospitals around the world. Read on to learn more about the inspiration for their project and insights about their journey through nursing.

Spotlight
January 26, 2016

The Institute of Pediatric Nursing (IPN) recently published an executive summary of findings from a 2013 survey that showcase the enduring importance of residency programs in helping prepare student nurses for a career in nursing.

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