1. What are the great strengths of your healthcare system?
No, this is not about politics! It’s about doing the right thing for the right patient in the right way at the right time. It’s about doing it right and knowing what makes it right!
At 49, Crown Point resident Nancy Smith continues to reinvent herself and is the recipient of two scholarships as a student at the University of St. Francis.
Kelley Walsh’s career plans clicked into place when she witnessed a nurse in action, and as a result she will begin college studies this fall to become a nurse anesthetist or nurse practitioner.
We have been saying for some time now that the nation has a looming doctor shortage and that the Affordable Care Act will mean more patients.
CROWN POINT | The University of St. Francis Crown Point held a pinning ceremony for its largest-ever class of graduating nurses May 6 at Crown Point High School.
Nursing students Erika Cervantes, of Portage, in background, and Erin Cowgill, of Wheatfield, prepare material Tuesday compiled from Valparaiso at Purdue University North Central. About 50 senior nursing students in the PNC community health nursing program presented their findings during an …
Purdue University North Central Community Health nursing students organize certificates of completion for a health assessment project presented Tuesday.
Purdue University North Central Community Health nursing students present findings from a health assessments of 13 cities and towns in Northwest Indiana during an open house Tuesday at PNC.
Lori Postma, R.N., emergency preparedness and bioterrorism coordinator at Franciscan Healthcare Munster, will appear next week in an episode of the NBC-TV show "Chicago Fire," but that isn't her only claim to fame.
Paige Smith, 18, was recognized in February as a Junior Kiwanian by the Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis Club.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently announced that Assistant Professor Marcia Bulthuis met the college's expectations for tenure, including commitment to student success, collaboration with her peers, and dedication to the college's mission and core values. The announcement was …
EAST CHICAGO | Sherrette Pearson cared for developmentally disabled patients for more than a decade, but didn't have the proper certification to continue to work as a nursing assistant when she came to Northwest Indiana to be closer to family.
About a dozen East Chicago residents are starting new careers as nursing assistants or semi-truck drivers, as a result of the Holistic Community Coalition's workforce development program.
EAST CHICAGO - Describing St. Catherine Hospital’s choice for the 2013 Nursing Excellence Award, co-workers agree that Alanna Hunter-Parks is the picture of nursing excellence.
What if your job required you to be up to your elbows in bodily fluid, be defecated or urinated on by the drunken or otherwise psychologically compromised and occasionally punched, kicked, cussed at or called names?
CROWN POINT | The University of St. Francis Crown Point held a pinning ceremony recently at Crown Point High School for graduates of its Associate of Science in Nursing degree.
Bernie Puplava, a 24-year endoscopy registered nurse at Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point who has been in her profession for 44 years, was honored with the hospital’s annual 2013 Nightingale Award during National Nurses Week last month.
Nadine Burns and her daughter, Amie Burns-Scharnke, are taking the family's nursing tradition to the next level next week.
CROWN POINT | The University of Saint Francis Crown Point held a pinning ceremony Tuesday at Crown Point High School for graduates of its Associate of Science in Nursing degree.
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