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3 years 1 month ago

Strands of hope

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...

3 years 3 months ago

Nurse steals patient's identity

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...

4 years 5 months ago

Governor Ritter changes rules on anesthesia

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...

4 years 5 months ago

Nursing grant comes to CSU-Pueblo

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...

4 years 6 months ago

Gov. Ritter could allow nurses to give anesthesia

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....

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