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Week of December 15, 2009. Click the page to download the issue!
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 8:10:27 AM

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A Voice for Children: RN educates on preventable injuries
Posted: 12/15/2009 at 2:33:07 PM

Theresa Rapstine, BSN, RN,is the director of the Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute at The Children’s Hospital.

A Mother’s Work
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 7:56:04 AM

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

FirstChoice HealthCare named a best place to work
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 7:56:51 AM

FirstChoice Owner and Administrator Lon Sears fosters a compassionate atmosphere with high expectations.

New nurse finds Colorado job market to be daunting
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 8:04:59 AM

Robin Ross, RN, earned her BSN from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in May.

Nurses are most trusted profession for eighth year
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 8:01:06 AM

For the eighth consecutive year, nurses have been voted the most trusted profession in America according to Gallup’s annual survey of professions for their honesty and ethical standards.

UC Denver researcher among CURE’s fall grant recipients
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 7:59:11 AM

A researcher at University of Colorado Denver’s School of Pharmacy has been named as one of three recipients of a $50,000, 2010 Innovator award from Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).

Denver Health chosen to participate in new study
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 7:59:47 AM

Denver Health’s Center for Complex Fractures and Limb Restoration (Cfx) has been selected as one of only 12 clinical centers in the U.S. to participate in a newly established Extremity Trauma Clinical Research Consortium funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Nurses can be part of solution in reducing “never events”
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 8:06:45 AM

The old saying “never say never” takes on a profound reality when applied to hospital events that are never supposed to happen but, in reality, often do.

New study assesses patients’ medication awareness
Posted: 12/17/2009 at 8:06:00 AM

In a new study to assess patient awareness of medications prescribed during a hospital visit, 44% of patients believed they were receiving a medication they were not, and 96% were unable to recall the name of at least one medication that they had been prescribed.

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