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05-11-10

Week of May 11, 2010. Click the front page to download the issue!
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:14:10 PM

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Six Colorado Nurses earn Nightingale Award for excellence
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:17:03 PM

Six nurses were honored by CNF with the Nightingale Award for excellence in caring. Those receivimg the award were (top, left to right) Debra Burns, Nurse Practitioner, Eagle Care Medical Clinic; Darryl Evertson, ICU Staff Nurse, UCH; Karren Kowalski, Project Director, Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence; (bottom, left to right) Cyndy Krening, Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist, Littleton Adventist Hospital; Carole Schoffstall, Professor and Dean (Retired) Beth-El College of Nursing & Health Services, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs; and Olinda Spitzer Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services.



Study shows nurses positively impact families
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:20:31 PM

Two new, peer-reviewed studies find that 12 years after participating in the Nurse-Family Partnership public health program (NFP), nurse-visited mothers cost the government less on food stamps, Medicaid and other assistance programs; reported longer relationships with partners; and had a greater sense of "maternal mastery."



McKee to host women’s health event
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:19:36 PM

The Seasons Club at McKee Medical Center invites women to attend a health presentation to learn more about breast and cervical health, and resources for screenings.



Breakthrough treatment extends lives of prostate cancer patients
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:37:13 PM

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an immune therapy against prostate cancer. It’s a major breakthrough that will extend the lives of many advanced stage prostate cancer patients.



NJH among first to offer novel asthma treatment
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:37:58 PM

National Jewish Health will be among the first in the United States to offer a new procedure for severe asthma patients, known as bronchial thermoplasty.



More Americans got flu vaccination in ‘09-’10
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:39:36 PM

More Americans were vaccinated against seasonal flu during the 2009-10 season (40 percent of eligible population) than during the previous flu season (33 percent of eligible population), according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.



ANA advocates for chemical reform at Capitol Hill
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:40:10 PM

In honor of National Nurses Week, the American Nurses Association (ANA), the nation’s largest nursing organization, headed to Capitol Hill.



EMCH schedules blood drive
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:38:47 PM

East Morgan County Hospital will be holding a blood drive on May 26 at the hospital.



Life changes happen at NCMC Body Shoppe
Posted: 5/12/2010 at 12:38:27 PM

Get in shape this summer and develop healthy habits to last a lifetime in Body Shoppe, a 12-week lifestyle change program sponsored by the Cardiac Rehab Program of North Colorado Medical Center.



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