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...
Around the Clock Cath Lab

Around the Clock Cath Lab

Heather Allen, Cath Lab – Beaumont Trenton   The pandemic that affected Michigan early this year brought nursing and hospital staff to the frontline. Wanting to help and ready to do their part in this fight, Cath Lab nurses truly stepped up, right from the...
Embracing Reusable Alternatives

Embracing Reusable Alternatives

Everett Haley, MHA, BSN, RN, Interim Director of Nursing – OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital   Prior to COVID-19, OhioHealth had partnered with vendors for a single-use video laryngoscope for intubations. Through the transition from reusable to...