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Week of November 09, 2011. Click the front page to download the issue!
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 1:56:18 PM

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Pamela Bourg, MS, RN, Named Fellow Of Academy of Emergency Nursing
Posted: 11/9/2011 at 4:39:32 PM

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) announced the 2011 inductees to the Academy of Emergency Nursing (AEN). The AEN fellowship is a prestigious honor recognizing emergency nurses for their contributions to patient care in and out of the emergency department. "Induction into the Academy of Emergency Nursing is one of the highest honors the profession bestows," said AnnMarie Papa, president of the Emergency Nurses Association.



Porter Adventist Hospital Unveils Colorado’s First Hybrid Surgical Suite - Ideal for diagnosing and treating Peripheral Arterial Disease
Posted: 11/9/2011 at 4:33:28 PM

Porter Adventist Hospital and the Porter Heart Institute now offer the latest in angiography capabilities, while combining diagnosis and treatment in a single procedure. With the installation of the new Artis zeego® multi-axis angiography system from Siemens Healthcare, patients can safely be treated using a less-invasive approach. Porter is Colorado’s first hospital to install the system.



St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation gets donation from MassMutual - MassMutual continues support of breast cancer awareness and makes underwriting changes for breast cancer survivors
Posted: 11/9/2011 at 4:37:29 PM

The St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation of the St. Joseph’s Breast Care Center will receive $1,000.00 as part of an innovative breast cancer awareness campaign from Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) in the name of Melissa Edelman of Wealth Concepts, LLC, a general agency of MassMutual.



Aspen Ambulance District — Like a ‘Mobile Emergency Room’ Providing Immediate Care
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 2:43:57 PM

hile Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH) provides our community with state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, life-saving technology, and highly trained medical professionals, the care you receive before you arrive at the hospital is vital, too. Aspen Ambulance District, a community-wide ambulance service administered and managed by the hospital, brings that same level of excellence in emergency medical care and transport to all Pitkin County residents.



Nurse Practitioner Earns Heart Failure Care Certification
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 2:54:31 PM

Missy Jensen, nurse practitioner, with the CardioVascular Institute of North Colorado at North Colorado Medical Center and McKee Medical Center, has been named a Certified Heart Failure nurse by the American Association of Heart Failure Nurses.



Three Colorado Hopitals Earn Recognition as the Nation’s Top Performers
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 3:01:00 PM

The three HealthONE hospitals were recognized by The Joint Commission based on reported data about evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions, including heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia.



Car Seats Colorado Dedicated to Keeping Kids Safe on Roadways.
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 3:04:44 PM

Car Seats Colorado is dedicated to keeping kids age 0-12 safe on Colorado roadways. Motor vehicle injuries represent the leading cause of death among children age 3–14 years old in the U.S. (Source: NHTSA, 2008 data). Many of these deaths can be prevented. Placing children in age- and size-appropriate car seats and booster seats reduces serious and fatal injuries by more than half.



ANA Condemns Bahrain Court for Prison Sentences on Nurses
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 3:10:10 PM

The American Nurses Association (ANA) strongly condemns the Bahraini judicial system for imposing unjust prison sentences on 20 health care professionals, including nurses, who adhered to their ethical duty by treating wounded political protesters during a period of civil unrest last spring.



When a life is in your hands, know how to help
Posted: 10/10/2011 at 3:38:44 PM

According to Aspen Valley Hospital’s Chris Martinez, MD, emergency medicine specialist, “Continuous compressions are more effective for adults because, before cardiac arrest, the victim is breathing normally so the blood has plenty of oxygen. Chest compressions circulate that oxygenated blood to the heart muscle and the brain to reduce damage to the heart and preserve neurological functions.”



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Week of November 09, 2011. Click the front page to download the issue!

Pamela Bourg, MS, RN, Named Fellow Of Academy of Emergency Nursing

Porter Adventist Hospital Unveils Colorado’s First Hybrid Surgical Suite - Ideal for diagnosing and treating Peripheral Arterial Disease

St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation gets donation from MassMutual - MassMutual continues support of breast cancer awareness and makes underwriting changes for breast cancer survivors

Aspen Ambulance District — Like a ‘Mobile Emergency Room’ Providing Immediate Care