Childhood cancer patients and babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Memorial Hospital for Children now have a tangible and visual reminder of the strides they have made during their recovery. Beads of Courage are symbols of hope and strength for children with serious medical problems. NICU Nurse... more »
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) - A nurse who worked at four hospitals in the Denver area has been sentenced for stealing patient records and identity theft.
Thirty-one-year-old Cannon Tubb was sentenced to six years of community corrections. KMGH-TV reports that the sentence came despite the district attorney's request for a... more »
Gov. Bill Ritter announced Monday that Colorado will opt out of a federal Medicare rule that requires physician supervision in rural hospitals for certified registered nurse anesthetists. Colorado will join 15 other states - many of them large, Western and rural - that have opted out of the rule since... more »
The Nursing Department at Colorado State University-Pueblo's has received a grant of nearly $400,000 to provide the latest simulation technology used to train nurses. The funds were granted by the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration.
More than half of the grant will be... more »
Colorado could join 15 other states in allowing advanced-practice nurses to administer anesthesia without a doctor's supervision.
The Denver Post reports Gov. Bill Ritter is leaning toward making the change to help rural hospitals who don't have anesthesiologists on staff. A decision is expected in the next two weeks.... more »
Police say a doctor who was hospitalized is suspected of stabbing a nurse and trying to leave the hospital.
Lone Tree police accuse 53-year-old Grady Michael Holder of asking a nurse into his room at Sky Ridge Medical Center Saturday night and stabbing her in her upper arm.
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He was among the first medical volunteers on the ground, and today a Pueblo nurse is back home and getting some much deserved rest. Eric Miller works in the intensive care unit at Saint Mary Corwin Hospital.
He is one of several volunteers the hospital has sent to join... more »
A nurse is suing to get her job back, saying she was fired after she told a Colorado Springs police officer who cited her for speeding that she hoped he was never one of her patients. Miriam Leverington says in her lawsuit against the city that her free speech rights... more »