Courtesy of Zeta Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. Special to Frost Illustrated E-cigarettes and vaping is not as innocent as one might think. Whereas these products are generally believed to be less harmful than regular tobacco-based products, the use of electronic cigarettes or vaping, is not without risk. In response to recent federal […]
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American Red Cross, IU Health combine efforts to incorporate largest single onboarding of nurses since WWI
INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross (ARC) and Indiana University Health will combine their efforts for a comprehensive nursing service alliance that will engage the state of Indiana from now until 2018. This announcement also coincides with National Nurses Week. The IU Health/ARC alliance will represent the longstanding history of nursing humanitarians that […]
Courtesy of Chi Eta Phi Special to Frost Illustrated Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. wrapped up the month of May with three important events—Heart Health Awareness, National Nurses’ Week, and Spiritual Fit Sunday. On Saturday, May 10, the sorority hosted its Third Annual Go Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Fashion Luncheon at Kingston Care […]
by Denise Jordan—Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. wrapped up its National Nurse’s Week celebration on Saturday, May 11 with a tea honoring nurses in the large meeting room at the Pontiac Library. “We wanted to take this opportunity to recognize nurses in the areas of quality, innovation, and caring,” said Johnathan Liechty to the student nurses, novice and experienced nurses assembled for the tea. “We have many roles—from staff nurse to educator to nurse practitioner and nurse researcher—and serve all of them with passion for the profession and a strong commitment to patient safety.”
Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected “Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care” as the theme for 2013.
By Denise M. Jordan | National Nurses Week always runs from May 6 through May 12. Let’s take this opportunity to recognize the nurses who have made a difference in your life. I want to thank one of the nurses who cared for my dad at a local hospital. I hope he recognizes himself in this scenario because I don’t remember his name. I just remember that he was so good. So kind. So patient.
By Denise M. Jordan MA, RN | Nursing practice is evidence-based. That means there is science behind why nurses do what they do and teach what they teach. Science is behind the methods for taking temperatures and blood pressures. Science and research, or evidence, is behind nurses recommending the use of pacifiers for babies.