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...
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...
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...
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...
Nurse Liaison Task Force

Nurse Liaison Task Force

The COVID-19 Nurse Liaison Task Force Implementation at Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ   The shared governance model warrants that clinical leaders on the frontline make empowered, team-oriented decisions at the point of care for the betterment of the...
Recommendations on the Unit

Recommendations on the Unit

Kari Szczechowski, IMC, Magnet Program Coordinator – Beaumont Trenton   Stephanie Lemoine, BSN, RN, made a recommendation to have windows placed in IMC doors for the ICU patients that they were receiving so that the team could have a visualization of these...