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Safety & Policy – May 2018

Safety – Medication Administration A 79 year old dialysis patient was admitted to the ICU after a dialysis session where he experienced severe shortness of breath.  The next day, his doctor prescribed him an antacid after the patient complained of an upset...
Nurses in History – Florence Nightingale

Nurses in History – Florence Nightingale

Who does not know the name of Florence Nightingale?  The founder of modern nursing as we know it today, Flo (as we affectionately refer to her here) is the reason why your job is respected, rewarding and has standards to put the patient first.  She is the reason for...
Nurses in history – Anna Caroline Maxwell

Nurses in history – Anna Caroline Maxwell

Anna Maxwell was born in New York in 1851.  She and her family traveled around for years but in 1874, the opportunity to pursue nursing came along and Anna began her career as an Assistant Matron at New England Hospital.  After a few years of that, she traveled...
Nurses in history – Susie King Taylor

Nurses in history – Susie King Taylor

A recent inductee into the 2018 class of the Georgia Women of Achievement, Susie King Taylor accomplished quite a bit in her life, through her commitment to caring for others and her dedication to her craft.  Susie was a nurse and this is her story. Susie was born a...