Nurse of the Week: ASU Professor Gives Former Students A+ for Husband’s ED Care

Nurse of the Week: ASU Professor Gives Former Students A+ for Husband’s ED Care

As Nurse of the Week Charlotte Thrall, DNP, FNP-C, CNE, FAANP sat anxiously waiting in the emergency room at Mayo Clinic for news of her husband’s condition after a pickleball accident left him unconscious and unresponsive, her mind spun with uncertainty. Then, among...

Nurse of the Week Redux: Sandra Lindsay Poised to Replace Elvis as US Vaccination Icon

Nurse of the Week Redux: Sandra Lindsay Poised to Replace Elvis as US Vaccination Icon

We honored Sandra Lindsay, DHSc, MS, MBA, RN, CCRN-K, NE-BC as Nurse of the Week just last week. Did we run out of outstanding nurses? No, our in-box is still overflowing with NotW suggestions (and please keep them coming!). However, after careful consideration, we...

Nurse of the Week Dr. Sandra Lindsay Says Vaccination “Should be Natural Choice” for Nurses

Nurse of the Week Dr. Sandra Lindsay Says Vaccination “Should be Natural Choice” for Nurses

Dr. Sandra Lindsay made headlines around the world (and in DailyNurse) for being the first person—and first nurse—in the US to hold out her arm for a vaccine that was regarded by many with uncertainty. How could they produce a vaccine at such a ferocious pace? (How?...

Nurse of the Week Kashon Holmes Believes in 100% Commitment. So He Waited 18 Years to Earn His BSN

Nurse of the Week Kashon Holmes Believes in 100% Commitment. So He Waited 18 Years to Earn His BSN

Nurse of the Week Kashon Holmes, RN is also our candidate for Father of the Year. Holmes had long dreamt of becoming a nurse. He had done his homework early and was keenly aware that school would require an intense commitment and focus. “I tell people nursing school...

Nurse of the Week Ellen Quintana had a Problem with PPE Wastage in Freshman Chem. In Her Senior Year, She Got a Patent to Fix It

Nurse of the Week Ellen Quintana had a Problem with PPE Wastage in Freshman Chem. In Her Senior Year, She Got a Patent to Fix It

It happens to everyone, but nurses grit their teeth and bear with it every day. “It” is, of course, the profligate, Gaia-trashing cousin of the Missing Sock Phenomenon: The Redundant Glove Problem. This is the dream: Your mask is on, and you reach out to grab a...

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