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.”
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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.