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Committed to Care: LewisGale Medical Center Nurses Bring the Celebration to the Hospital

For nearly 30 years, the Alton Hipps and his family have celebrated his wife’s birthday every Memorial Day weekend at a local campground. This past May, when a hospitalization threatened to cancel the tradition, a team of dedicated nurses from LewisGale Medical Center came together to help the family celebrate. With Alton’s extended stay in…
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Hot Jobs: Five unique nursing careers you never knew about

It’s no secret that automation jobs are expanding, technology careers are booming and the Internet, well…is life. According to an Oxford University study, computerization will replace nearly half of American jobs in the next two decades. But in this ever-changing economy, there’s one “hot job” that we believe is irreplaceable. Nursing. Registered nurses are one…
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HCA Excellence in Nursing: Professional Mentoring

Professional Mentoring Recipient: Leah Farrell, RN, BSN, CMSRN, CNRN, SCRN, Swedish Medical Center, Englewood, CO “There’s going to be a lot of crying,” Leah Farrell says, laughing when asked what being a nurse mentor is really like. She’s mostly joking, but the easy, straightforward way she answers that question shows why nursing students feel so comfortable…
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