Prathana Langkarpint, RN, PhD, MSN, a Fulbright Scholar from Thailand, visited Resurrection University in Oak Park, Ill., on Oct. 11 to meet with faculty and students.Langkarpint completed a fellowship in leadership training at Valparaiso (Ind.) University's College of Nursing and conducts research there. She was introduced to Resurrection President Beth A. Brooks, RN, PhD, FACHE,
The Village of Schaumburg, Ill., recently honored a local RN for stopping to care for a victim of an automobile crash on May 25, 2011.Jill Kottmeier, RN, a labor and delivery nurse at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., came upon the accident while she was driving on Barrington Road, according to the Daily
Healthcare patients in Indiana are in good hands, thanks to a network of patient safety coalitions that have been developed throughout the state.
When Cora Palmer sets a goal, trying to stop her is like trying to harness the wind. The wiser course of action is to raise a sail and enjoy the ride. Palmer, RN-BC, BSN, CMSRN, a night-shift staff nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, was honored in the Transformational Leadership category Oct. 4 in Baltimore as one of five recipients of the American Nurses Credentialing Center's inaugural Magnet Nurse of the Year Awards.
A high percentage of adults ages 75 and older continue to report receiving cancer screenings, according to a report, despite U.S. Preventive Services Task Force guidelines recommending against routine screening for breast, cervical, colorectal and prostate cancer for patients in that age range.In background information in the article, which appears in the Dec. 12/Dec. 26
Nursing education policies created in ivory towers often get a cool reception when they reach the ground floor. But recommendations in the 2010 Institute of Medicines report are being field-tested around the country.
Nurses maintained their dominance atop Gallup's annual poll on trustworthy professions, topping the list for the 12th time in the 13 years they have been included as an option.The survey was conducted Nov. 28 to Dec. 1 among a random sample of 1,012 adults representing all 50 states and Washington, D.C. When asked to rate
Beth A. Brooks, RN, PhD, FACHE, has been appointed president of Resurrection University in Oak Park, Ill., a nationally recognized health sciences institution affiliated with Chicago's Resurrection Health Care.
While the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends infants be breast-fed exclusively until they are 6 months old, not all new mothers have the same success breast-feeding. The CDCs Breastfeeding Report Card 2011, reports 75% of U.S. infants have ever been breast-fed but those rates vary from state to state.