By Frances Hudson, RN, Parish Nurse Coordinator
Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry
The program, which connects Fresno-area patients to their San Francisco-based transplant team, provides "virtual visits" in which patients communicate via live television with a kidney transplant physician, social worker or nurse coordinator
for check-ups and discussions about medication side effects, symptoms, lab work or emotional issues.
quality and risk at South Canterbury DHB, Kaye Cameron, will work to reduce the number of falls causing harm at Timaru Hospital's assessment, treatment and rehabilitation ward.
For more information about the Congregational Nurse Program at Moses Cone Health System, contact Lelia Moore, Congregational Nurse Coordinator
, by e-mail at lelia.
He was also nurse coordinator
for the nurse graduate and postgraduate education programmes for some years, nurse co-ordinator of the practice development team and, in 2010, became clinical nurse manager of the orthopaedic unit.
The team includes a nurse trainer, nurse coordinator
, training coordinator and office assistant.
This year's supreme award--the directors of nursing pre-eminent prize--was awarded to former nurse coordinator
of the professional development and recognition programme (PDRP), Anne Russell.
to Sherry McIntire, RN, Health Ministry and Parish Nurse Coordinator
, Community Health Network, Indianapolis, Indiana, for their sponsorship support in helping to bring Dr.
John Ragheb and David Shatz, and Nurse Coordinator
The negotiating team is nurse coordinator
Val Sanston, registered nurse (RN) Jane Edmed, both from Christchurch, and RN Jean Dunmore from Tauranga.
Louis, MO; Tammy Kiser RN, MSN, ADCP Nursing Coordinator, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA; Karen Marks, RN, BA, MTS, ICHM Ontario Regional Parish Nurse Coordinator
, Chair, Canadian Association for Parish Nursing Ministry, Ontario, Canada; Debbie Waring MSN, RN, Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries, Portland, OR; JoVeta Wescott, RN, MSHA, Kansas Parish Nurse Ministry, Inc, Wichita, KS; Carrie Whyte, BSN, RN, Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA; and Ruth Williams, RN, MSN, Viterbo University, Richland Center, WI
Susan Vesmarovich, Telemedicine Nurse Coordinator
, and Ann Temkin, Telemedicine Program Manager for the Shepherd Center, will look at ways to deliver rehabilitation services via telehealthcare to increase the quality of patient follow-up while decreasing costs.