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10-19-10

Week of October 19, 2010. Click the front page to download the issue!
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:14:23 PM

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Nightingale winner takes healing to deeper level
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:18:37 PM

For Darryl Evertsen, nursing truly is a calling. It fulfills his desire to change people’s lives in a deeper way, beyond just physical healing. “To be in a position to affect someone to change them on a permanent level--to actually cause an internal mental or spiritual shift in them that will last forever--to me is very powerful,” he said. “I don’t know what else you can do that is more meaningful and important than that.” Evertsen’s colleagues noted his innate ability to sense what a patient needs--physically, emotionally and spiritually--when they nominated him for a Nightingale Award for Excellence in Human Caring earlier this year.



10-19-10 Colorado Hospital Association Hires New Director of Regulatory Policy- Jessie Israel, R.N., C.C.M., Appointed to New Position
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:24:39 PM

The Colorado Hospital Association (CHA) welcomes Jessie Israel as its new director of regulatory policy.



AirLife Denver named Air Medical Program of the Year
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:26:35 PM

Whether saving a child’s life by caring for and transporting them from a car accident, helping save a young girl’s amputated hand or flying a rural high-risk OB patient to a city hospital, AirLife’s flight nurses are always making an impact on patients’ lives.



NURSE TALK - What do you enyoy about caring for the elderly?
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:41:46 PM

“I’m young. I’m 25 and I’ve already lost both my parents. I feel a connection with the elder people. I like to help them and I feel like I’m needed. And they love me.” Rebecca Morris, CNA “I like working with people. I worked in childe care for eight years and I’ve been here for three. So it’s helping people. It’s really great. I enjoy it and I plan to become a nurse. I start school in January.” Dyanna Tucker, CNA “I became a CNA because when I was younger I used to take care of my grandma. She said she would like for me to become a CNA because I did real good work.” Carla Milton, CNA “I became a CNA. I was grooming dogs for many years and it was very rewarding but I wanted to do something better with my life. I found this is the most rewarding job I’ve ever had.” Kim Dutcher, CNA



ASK VICKI - I planned to have a surgical procedure to lose weight but my insurance would only pay half.
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:35:13 PM

I planned to have a surgical procedure to lose weight but my insurance would only pay half. My work offered a comprehensive weight loss plan and now I have lost 70 pounds. I worry that I will gain it all back.



NCMC Spirit of Women to screen movie on women’s sexual health
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:27:50 PM

North Colorado Medical Center’s Spirit of Women will present two viewings of Discovery Channel’s Understanding Female Sexual Desire: The Brain-Body Connection. Screenings will be offered at NCMC Auditoriums A and B, 1801 16th St., at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 and Monday, Oct. 25.



CARTOON - Throwing the Book -By William Warren
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:38:12 PM


Pathways Hospice Receives Grant for General Operating Support
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:28:54 PM

Pathways Hospice was honored to be selected as the recipient of a $20,000 Daniels Fund grant to support its mission of providing compassionate, excellent, comprehensive care for those who have an advanced medical condition and those who are grieving.



McKee/Hospice Seminars on End of Life Issues and Grief
Posted: 10/19/2010 at 3:29:46 PM

Life’s Final Journey and Creative Therapies McKee Conference and Wellness Center, 2000 Boise Ave., Loveland Join us for this two-part series. The first presentation is Life’s Final Journey: A Traveler’s Guide to Medical Decision-Making and End-of-Life Issues.



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