Nursing Is a Team Sport

Nursing Is a Team Sport

Nursing Is a Team Sport Problem: COVID-19 was first diagnosed in Wuhan, China, in December of 2019. According to Khan et al. (2020), this virus causes severe acute respiratory distress and was noted to be incredibly contagious. The virus had a wide range of severity...
Part of the Solution

Part of the Solution

Richard Carrese, BSN, RN, BC, originally from Cardiac Cath Lab – Long Island Jewish Medical Center Rich was one of the first nurses deployed from the Cath Lab to the ED. His prior experience included ED and so this was an easy transition. Rich was eager to go,...
Redeployment to the ED

Redeployment to the ED

Lorraine Lewis, BSN, RN, originally from Cardiac Cath Lab – Long Island Jewish Medical Center With the rapid closure of the Cardiac Cath Lab, Lorraine volunteered to be redeployed to the Emergency Department (ED). She chose the ED because of both her clinical...
All Hands on Deck

All Hands on Deck

Elizabeth Iocco, AAS, RN, originally from Cardiac Cath Lab – Long Island Jewish Medical Center As the COVID-19 crisis was growing exponentially, it became apparent that the staff of the Cardiology department could be utilized in a different fashion to meet the...
Everyone Pitches In

Everyone Pitches In

Carol Strosser, BSN, RN, CH-ICU – Jefferson Health I don’t have a particular story for you. But what I do want to share with you regarding the COVID surge is how great everyone was. As you probably know, it was super-busy. And all the nurses that came to help...
The Person Beyond the Patient

The Person Beyond the Patient

John Deshotel, RN, Case Manager – Our Lady of the Lake At Our Lady of the Lake, we see the person beyond the patient. An example of the special bond our team creates with each patient we are privileged to serve happened on Tuesday, September 1. Patient “Jim Doe”...