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August 11, 2010

Sharing nursing knowledge

By Jenny LaMaster 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

February 1, 2010

Our organizational heart is our competitive advantage

By Yvette martin Yvette martin (@yvette martin)

In late 2009, Mayo Clinic was named an America’s Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. Patients who were surveyed said Mayo’s nursing staff in Phoenix, Arizona, “always listen carefully, give clear explanations and are courteous.” Barbara, a registered nurse at Mayo’s hospital in Phoenix, shares her perspective on our competitive advantage below: Following […]

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Tags: Arizona, Best Places to Work, Employee Stories, human resources, Nurses, nursing, nursing jobs

June 10, 2009

Walking in Rhythm

By CSMMayo CSMMayo (@csmmayo)

You often hear the old adage that nurses are caring and compassionate. It’s true, but what does it mean? How do you show it, how do you express it, and what defines compassion and caring? Transplant Services on Mayo 3 South on the Florida campus has a clear understanding of this terminology.

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Tags: Florida, Nurses, nursing, Teamwork

April 8, 2009

End-of-life Care at Mayo Clinic: The needs of the patient come first

By Catherine Benson Catherine Benson (@catherine benson)

The following letter was sent to Mayo Clinic leaders by two Mayo employees, Don and Sharon Gabrielson, about the care Don’s mother received from Mayo Clinic during her last days. Dear Colleagues, On March 13, 2009 we brought our 81 year old mother, Ruth Gabrielson, to St. Marys Emergency Room. In a few short hours […]

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Tags: Don Gabrielson, Dr. Chang, Dr. Loftus, Dr. Oxentenko, Dr. Siddarth Singh, end of life, End-of-life care, hospice, Needs of the patient come first, Nurses, nursing, Ruth Gabrielson

February 27, 2009

Mayo’s Men in Nursing

By Jenny LaMaster Jenny LaMaster (@lamaster)

If you have been a patient at Mayo in recent years, you may have been taken care of by a male nurse.  This is because Mayo employs nearly double the national average of male nurses.  In fact, Mayo received the 2008 “Best Workplace for Men in Nursing Award” presented by the American Assembly for Men […]

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Tags: male nurses, Nurses, nursing

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