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.
At some point in our lives, nearly every one of us will come into contact with the health care system — whether we’re rushing to the emergency room, getting a routine physical or seeking advice for a persistent cold. And no matter the setting, virtually all of these encounters will have one …
Amie Burns-Scharnke and her mother, Nadine Burns, look at one of their text books for nursing. Both be graduate together May 19 from Valparaiso University with doctorates in nursing.
Mother’s Day will be a little more special for Amie Burns-Scharnke and her mother Nadine Burns as they are both set to graduate from Valparaiso University with doctorates in nursing.
Kimberly Valich has joined the University of St. Francis Crown Point faculty as a full-time assistant professor.
Every day, patients and those who care for them must make important decisions about their health care. There are many options to choose from, and too often we do not have reliable information to make good decisions.
Marie Hansel, right, dean of health and industrial technology and director of nursing at Prairie State College, congratulates Tina Parks, assistant professor of nursing at PSC, on receiving tenure. The announcement was made at the January meeting of the PSC board of trustees.
As a nurse, Debbie Hanna has seen the birth of a new life and has held the hand of one who is ending life.
MUNSTER | A $2 million expansion is underway at a Munster skilled nursing facility.
Illinois State University senior nursing student and ROTC member Jillian Jones talks about her future with the U. S. Army while demonstrating her work at the Illinois State University Nursing Simulation Lab.
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