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11-17-03

School nurse finds time to help with communities around the world
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:27:42 PM

Laurie Tucker, RN, is a school nurse at Thunder Ridge Middle School in Centennial, but she also works to better the medical care for people around the world through volunteer work with Project C.U.R.E.



Anesthesiology group lawsuit thrown out
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:29:10 PM

Both sides came away declaring victory last month when a Denver District Court Judge threw out a lawsuit by the Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists against Gov. Bill Owens.



Lutheran Hospice founder awarded for Hospice Spirit
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:29:53 PM

Betty Benson, the ethics palliative care consultant with Exempla Lutheran Hospice, stands outside the hospital's ICU, where she spends much of her time. Benson is a founder of the Exempla Lutheran Hospice program that was started in 1985.



Denver Health employees nominate nurses for Boss of the Year
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:32:32 PM

Pictured from left to right, Franki Underwood, supervisor of the OB screening room; LaVonna Walker, director of nursing; and Erica McHugh, nurse program manager of the SICU. Three of the four recipients of this year's award were nurses.



Kaiser Permanente among Top 10
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:36:47 PM

Kaiser Permanente Colorado has been named one of the most effective health care plans in the nation, according to the National Committee for Quality Assurance.



Exempla’s Bridges takes innovate approach
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:37:33 PM

While the words "alternative medicine" may conjure unpleasant visions for some, the holistic approach is gaining more and more credibility.



Friends of Nursing set to name nurse of the year winners
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:33:58 PM

The nominations are in, and now the hard work of picking two Colorado Nurse of the Year award winners begins for selection committees affiliated with one of the state’s oldest nursing support nonprofit groups, Friends of Nursing.



Children's holds premier for 2003 Holiday Card winners
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:35:06 PM

Adam Suina, 15, of Cochiti Pueblo in New Mexico, designed his cards to reflect a merging of both his Native American culture as well as the American lifestyle. Adam, who was diagnosed with lymphoblastic leukemia in June 2001, is now feeling better after a bone marrow transplant.



Exempla Lutheran tabs new CEO
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:38:54 PM

Executive Bob Malte will begin as Exempla Lutheran Medical Center's new chief executive officer Dec. 1.



Nursing leaders meet in Colorado Springs
Posted: 11/18/2003 at 2:31:56 PM

A Nursing Workforce Summit recently was held at the Beth-El College of Nursing in Colorado Springs to help bring focus and attention to the current nursing shortage.



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This Weeks Stories
Week of November 09, 2011. Click the front page to download the issue!

Pamela Bourg, MS, RN, Named Fellow Of Academy of Emergency Nursing

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