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Week of October 3, 2005. Click the page to download the issue!
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 9:38:02 AM

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A dream fulfilled: Nursing career suits Children’s RN
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 9:46:55 AM

Erica Calog, RN, BSN in the OR at The Children’s Hospital in Denver began her career in the health care industry by earning her degree in respiratory therapy. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Posted: 10/3/2005 at 9:57:09 AM

Vanessa Valentine-Werthan, RNC, stands next to a bulletin board at Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center in Denver. She has worked at PSL for 12 years. Photo by Sarah Sangosti

Be Prepared!
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 9:48:40 AM

Laughing with Elizabeth By Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal, RN

Nurse Talk
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 10:09:18 AM

Each week we visit with health care professionals throughout the Denver area. If you would like us to visit your facility, please email Crystal White-Beshear@

Saints nurse finds niche with cardiology career
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 10:02:25 AM

Julie Benz, RN, CNS, CCRN, stands by a heart monitor in the cardiac intensive care unit at St. Anthony Central Hospital in Denver. Benz is the cardiovascular clinical nurse specialist at St. Anthony and enjoys helping her groups of cardiac patients. Photo by Sarah Sangosti

Study indicates hospice care not recommended soon enough
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 9:47:58 AM

According to a recent study by the Harvard Women’s Health Watch, more patients could benefit from hospice care if only their doctors would prescribe it sooner.

LEAP Payments Available For Seniors
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 10:01:08 AM

Legislative News Commentary by Eileen Doherty, M.S.

ANA speaks out against proposed Medicaid cuts
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 9:56:13 AM

American Nurses Association (ANA) President Barbara Blakeney, MS, RN, voiced ANA’s opposition to proposed cuts to the Medicaid budget during testimony at a hearing by a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce on the public health impact of Hurricane Katrina.

Community flu shot clinics announced
Posted: 10/3/2005 at 10:00:23 AM

St. Anthony Central and St. Anthony North Hospitals and Colorado Wellness Connection, LLC, are offering flu shots to the community.

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