Sharing Mayo Clinic

Stories from patients, family, friends and Mayo Clinic staff


September 24, 2010

Take advantage of Patient Education Classes

By amy amy hahn sattler

The Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center at Mayo Clinic offers a variety of classes for Mayo Clinic patients and employees. Classes include: High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong Managing Your Weight Preparing for Surgery Relaxation Techniques Stress Management New classes are added regularly. Obtain a class list from the Patient Education […]

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September 22, 2010

Searching for health information? Help is available

By amy amy hahn sattler

Stop in at the Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center at Mayo Clinic for help find reliable health information. Knowledgeable and helpful staff members listen to your needs, find relevant resources, and help you gather health information before and after health care visits. The Patient Education Center’s library contains many medical and health-related resources, including: […]

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August 11, 2010

Sharing nursing knowledge

By Jenny LaMaster lamaster

Nurse publishing can significantly impact the quality of life for a patient. As registered nurses, we coordinate the care of our patients every day; however, we also impact patient care through collegial information sharing. The article, “Carnitine Deficiency: Implications for OR Nurses,” is one such example of how registered nurses’ scholarly activities and contributions to the nursing […]

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Tags: Employee Stories, Mayo Clinic, Nurses, nursing, Perianesthesia Nursing, Perioperative Nursing, Research, Rochester, surgical services

June 22, 2010

Being a Clinical Nurse Educator in the Surgical ICU

By Jennifer Lineburg jennifer lineburg

Teamwork is critical in Mayo Clinic’s Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU). Working right alongside the team of physicians, Clinical Nurse Educators work to plan and prep for the nursing skills associated with new processes and the use of the unit’s complex equipment. Working in such a high-tech, high-touch environment is rewarding and allows you to […]

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June 17, 2010

Teens + Mayo Health Education = new visual, colorful and engaging design

By amy amy hahn sattler

Mayo Clinic’s teen patient education print materials have a new look. The goal of this new design is to help teens engage and take responsibility for their health care and lifestyle choices. The new design includes: Colorful pages Age-specific photos and other visuals Peer quotes Key health messages Short chunks of education content Patient education […]

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June 4, 2010

Visit Mayo Clinic’s Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Each year, more than 70,000 Mayo Clinic patients and their family members and friends visit the Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center. The Center houses a health information library with medical models and exhibits and offers classes taught by skilled patient education specialists. Patients have an opportunity to learn about specific medical conditions and healthy […]

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December 23, 2009

The Excitement of Graduation

By Jennifer Lineburg jennifer lineburg

It’s always exciting to see someone graduate from school — whether it’s a high school graduate embarking on life or a college graduate who feels liberated from school and eager to start a new career. To me, the most exciting time is when I get to meet the newly graduated nurses. They are filled with such enthusiasm for […]

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November 17, 2009

Patients’ Library

By debbie debbie fuehrer

Diversity is a key point in our libraries, and I feel so lucky that this strength is emphasized by management and coworkers. I oversee the daily operations of Rochester Methodist Hospital’s Patients’ Library where I serve a wide range of patrons from many states, countries, religions, beliefs, backgrounds and cultures. I am also encouraged to […]

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Tags: library, patient, patient library, Rochester Methodist Hospital

July 14, 2009

College students call Mayo Clinic “Ideal”

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Each year, Universum Communications hits the inbox of thousands of students across the United States, surveying them as to their preferred employers and employment attributes. And according to the more than 60,000 U.S. undergraduates surveyed this year, Mayo Clinic is an “Ideal” employer! With a 2009 ranking of 20th, Mayo has now appeared on the […]

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Tags: college graduates, human resources, internship, recognition

February 26, 2009

Simulation Training: Mastering New Skills in the Medical Profession

By Barbara Sorensen barb sorensen

We live in an ever-changing world. Whether we are at home or at work, we feel the need to constantly upgrade and learn more. Gone, for the most part, are the days of televisions without remotes…the ones with a dial and just 13 channels. Now, many people have upgraded to televisions that are capable of […]

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Tags: Education, simulation training, training

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