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Salon events ignite nurses’ passion with conversation

By | 2020-04-15T12:53:43-04:00 February 6th, 2012|Categories: Greater Chicago, Regional|

The concept is simple. The results can be life-changing. Invite a group of nurses to your home, prepare a simple dinner (or order pizza) and encourage a conversation about the nursing profession. With a little bit of guidance, guests soon will be brimming with energy, and before they leave, they'll have a renewed sense of purpose about their profession.

Village of Schaumburg honors local RN

By | 2012-01-23T00:00:00-05:00 January 23rd, 2012|Categories: Greater Chicago, Regional|

The Village of Schaumburg, Ill., recently honored a local RN for stopping to care for a victim of an automobile crash on May 25, 2011.Jill Kottmeier, RN, a labor and delivery nurse at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., came upon the accident while she was driving on Barrington Road, according to the Daily

Loyola Breaks Ground on Nursing School Center

By | 2011-05-16T00:00:00-04:00 May 16th, 2011|Categories: Greater Chicago, Regional|

Loyola University Chicago broke ground April 9 on the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing Center for Collaborative Learning at the health sciences campus in Maywood, Ill.“Collaborative care means better care for patients,” Vicki A. Keough, RN-BC, PhD, ACNP, dean of the school of nursing, said in a news release. “This facility will foster a cohesive

Alexian Plans to Join St. Louis-based Ascension Health

By | 2011-05-16T00:00:00-04:00 May 16th, 2011|Categories: Greater Chicago, Regional|

Alexian Brothers Health System, which has five hospitals in the Greater Chicago region, announced April 27 that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to join St. Louis-based Ascension Health.The move, according to a news release, would make Alexian part of the largest Catholic health system in the nation. “This proposed partnership is a

Lovell Nurses Hone Patient Safety Skills During Annual Awareness Week

By | 2011-05-02T00:00:00-04:00 May 2nd, 2011|Categories: Greater Chicago, Regional|

Nurses at Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, North Chicago, Ill., used national Patient Safety Awareness Week in March to sharpen their skills.From staff challenges to a “room of safety,” RNs focused on patient safety as part of an annual week sponsored by the Boston-based National Patient Safety Foundation.“Patient safety can often be