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Week of July 24, 2006. Click the page to download the issue!
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 11:06:20 AM

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A River Wild: Love of kayaking leads to nursing career choice
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:34:58 AM

Jen Booth, a nursing student at Regis University, takes time out of her busy schedule to get back to what brought her to nursing in the first place, kayaking. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Found Time
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:35:41 AM

Laughing with Elizabeth...Commentary by Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal, RN

Today’s Nurse: Career Options in Nursing This Week’s Topic: Performance Improvement & Risk Management-Gunnison Valley Hospital
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:37:33 AM

Donna Nielsen (cq) is retiring after a nursing career that spans five decades, with her latest role heading performance improvement and risk management in Gunnison. Photo by Aimee Jacoby

Nurse Talk
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:38:11 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 Beshear@

Celebrating Life: Community gathers to honor nurse
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:40:40 AM

- Dr. Gilbert Pineda has his rat tail cut by 5-year-old Brooke Woods, with the help of her father, Lee, during the June 25th Karen Woods Memorial Picnic. Pineda said he’d have the tail cut if at least $2,000 could be raised for the Brooke Woods Educational Fund. He’d kept the rat-tail for the past 16 years. - Lee and Brooke Woods, Karen Woods’ husband and 5-year-old daughter, pose after receiving a check worth $2,691.26. Employees of the Medical Center of Aurora’s emergency department, physicians, and fire and EMS personelle raised the money.

Exempla Good Samaritan earns Level III trauma designation
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:43:51 AM

Mary Shelton is a trauma coordinator at Good Samaritan Medical Center and has a number of years in critical care, as well as working as a trauma coordinator. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Legislative changes made to solve nursing faculty-shortage issues
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:36:40 AM

The Colorado State Legislature took a stab at solving faculty-shortage issues at Colorado nursing schools, as well as made it easier for nurses to transfer to and from 22 other states without re-licensing, when the lawmakers wrapped up their legislative session earlier this month.

Memorial Hospital in Craig streamlines management
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:38:38 AM

The Memorial Hospital in Craig, located in rural northwestern Colorado, recently came under the wing of a new administrator. With this change came the opportunity to see where the hospital could improve, said Suzanne Frappier, chief clinical officer.

IHI announces 100,000 Lives Campaign surpasses goal
Posted: 7/24/2006 at 10:46:20 AM

The Institute of Healthcare Improvement announced recently that hospitals around the country saved 122,300 in the last 18 months, as part of the 100,000 Lives Campaign.

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