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Nurses Leading Innovation
March 15, 2018

While working as an organ procurement coordinator and and pursuing his Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), Adam K. Schneider was inspired to help his team reach a higher standard of care and education around maintaining donated lungs.

Nurses Leading Innovation
March 15, 2018

In an environment like a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), constant improvements and dedication to patient safety are essential to provide efficient, up-to-date care. Maureen Maurano, BSN, RN, NICU nurse manager at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., knows firsthand how important patient-focused care is and has implemented initiatives at the hospital that ensure top-level care for the smallest, most fragile patients.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
April 26, 2017

As the globalization of the world economy makes international travel easier and more commonplace, it also contributes to the growing threat of global pandemics like Ebola, Zika and influenza. To help prevent the spread of infectious diseases, healthcare institutions often rely on infection preventionists (IPs) like Margaret “Peg” Pettis, RN, MPA, CIC, the manager of Rochester General Hospital’s Infection Prevention Department in Rochester, N.Y. We spoke to Peg about her experience as an infection control nurse and why she is so passionate about her chosen career.

Nurses Leading Innovation
January 30, 2017

In ICUs around the country, nurses are at the forefront of revolutionizing quality of care by delivering a more personalized patient experience with the help of advanced technology.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
January 30, 2017

Michelle Gomez, RN, knew she wanted to be a nurse since she was a small girl. She attended a vocational high school and first started doing clinicals when she was 14 years old. We spoke with her about her calling for patient care, and her role as a rheumatology nurse at the award-winning Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, NY.

Nurses Leading Innovation
January 12, 2017

"Our first exchange involved a mother-son pair from Toledo and a married couple from Cincinnati, and it was a great success. Soon enough, people from outside Ohio started asking to work with us." - Susan Rees, RN, BSN, Alliance for Paired Kidney Donation

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