Many adults crave a simpler form of health care – something where you feel like a person and not another number. Registered nurse Sally Daigle found that at Sheridan Health Services, a University of Colorado College of Nursing clinic.
Kaitlyn Paul’s nursing career began at a young age when she used to bandage her Beanie Babies. “I knew my passion was in science and health,” Paul said. Now, in 2018, she is graduating from the CU College of Nursing.
Women 55 and older have an increased risk of bone and muscle loss but therapy with the hormone Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may help prevent bone loss and increase muscle mass in older women, according to a new study led by Catherine M. Jankowski, PhD, FACSM, an exercise physiologist and associate professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus.
University of Colorado College of Nursing Senior Instructor Laura McGladrey, FNP, PMHNP, RN, FAWM has been hosting the Wilderness Medicine courses for the past several years. Laura currently serves on the Monarch Ski areas Ski Patrol. She has also encouraged other nurses to join the patrol as a way to care for patients that may need more intensive care on the mountain.
Named after the first President of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), this award honors an exceptional midwife for continuous outstanding contributions or distinguished service to midwifery and/or maternal and child health (MCH), or contributions of historical significance to the development and advancement of midwifery, ACNM, or MCH. The Hattie Hemschemeyer Award is ACNM’s most prestigious honor.
Congratulations Erika Gutierrez and Daniel Gonzalez on your beautiful baby girl, Leah. Leah was the 100th birth at the Center for Nurse-Midwifery - Longmont. Sharon Shin, Erika’s certified nurse-midwife (CNM), was honored to comfort and support Erika through this miraculous 30-hour labor!
When Rachel Johnson began her career as a social worker, she wanted to help others just as a social worker helped her as a young adult. Johnson enrolled in the PhD in Caring Science program at the University of Colorado College of Nursing because of her research interest in social work’s benefit on people’s health.
Sheridan Health Services, a University of Colorado College of Nursing nurse-led community health center in the Denver metro area, recently passed the Health Resources & Service Administration (HRSA) Compliance Review with a 100 percent rating.