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Week of Feb. 7, 2005 - Click Front Page to Download Issue!
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:34:00 AM

Denver's Nursing Star is published twice monthly throughout the Denver metro area with more than 56,000 readers in print and more than 50,000 online. If you have a news idea, press release, announcements or personnel changes that affect the industry - call Priya Jenkins, editor at 720-283-2209 or email If you are recruiting nurses or wish to advertise your retail location or product - call Mary Walewski, advertising at 720-283-2209 or email

For VA Nurse, Learning and Teaching Go Hand in Hand
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:36:12 AM

Lindy Bighorn stands in front of Denver VA Medical Center. She has worked in the VA system for over 28 years. Photo by Will Ryan

Modern Medicine
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:37:27 AM

Laughing with Elizabeth By Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal, RN

Nurse Talk
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:41:01 AM

Each week we visit with health care professionals throughout the Denver area. If you would like us to visit your facility, please email Priya Jenkins at:

National Love Your Patients Day, Feb. 7 - Reminds Health Care Professionals to Show Humanity, Humility With Patients
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:43:00 AM

Doctors, nurses, paramedics and all other health care professionals will be giving a prescription ... to themselves on Feb. 7 -- a prescription for compassion, respect and humility as part of the first annual National Love Your Patients Day.

FirstChoice Home Healthcare raises the bar
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:43:49 AM

From left to right, Heather Maxey, nursing supervisor; Louise Novinger, director of clinical services; and Jason Glasnapp, rehab supervisor. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Nurse-Family Partnership Pursues National Expansion
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:45:30 AM

Nurse-Family Partnership – a non-profit organization recognized as one of the nation’s most effective prevention programs - announced the appointment of Clay R. Yeager as President and CEO. Yeager is a nationally renowned expert in the field of juvenile justice and prevention policy with over 30 years experience crafting public policy, creating model guidelines and implementing science-based prevention programs in communities across the country.

Pets ease the hospital experience for patients, staff
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:46:38 AM

Splash, a 6-year-old Australian Border Collie, visits with Nancy Becker, a patient at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Splash is part of the pet therapy program at the hospital, which has been very successful, according to Julie Nunley, CNO. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Signing Up For Medicaid – A Difficult Decision
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:48:01 AM

More and more low and middle income seniors are facing the need to sign up for Medicaid, especially as they face the need for care in the assisted living or a nursing home.

Nurses, state legislators to talk over dinner
Posted: 2/7/2005 at 11:48:42 AM

Colorado nurses will have the chance to dine and talk healthcare policy with state lawmakers Feb. 24 at the fifth annual Legislator/Nurse Connection Dinner in Denver.

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