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By Joyce Lain Kennedy and Joyce Lain Kennedy,Sun Features Inc | December 2, 1991
Dear Joyce: I am thinking about going to a community college to study to become a registered nurse. Nurses rarely lose their jobs even in a recession, do they? S.L.An associate degree in nursing (ADN) preparing graduates to become registered nurses may be the nation's best education buy for the career consumer. I can think of no other occupation where salaries for two years' study are as rewarding. But a faculty shortage is causing long lines at some community college programs.A quick recap: RNs obtain education through: (1)
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By Cassandra A. Fortin and Cassandra A. Fortin,Special to The Sun | May 11, 2008
About 55 children visit Susan Brock in the health suite at Churchville Elementary School each day. Some of them come in daily to take their medications, while others have abrasions, fevers or sore throats. And some youngsters just come in to talk, or to give Brock a high-five or a hug. "School nurses have to be patient and compassionate," said Brock, 59, who has worked as a nurse for 39 years. "I have some frequent flyers that come in, and they just want to talk. They need attention and kindness."
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December 11, 1991
Two shift coordinators have joined the nursing management staff at Carroll County General Hospital:* Cynthia Roop will coordinate theweekend day shift, overseeing hospital activities at times when administrative offices are closed. She will continue to serve part-time as charge nurse in the hospital's Labor and Delivery Unit.A Westminster resident, Roop trained as a registered nurse at St.Joseph's Hospital in Lancaster and earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland.
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By Michael V. Relf and Elizabeth Wykpisz | May 5, 2008
The 2.9 million registered nurses in the United States provide clinical care in home and hospital settings. They perform leading research into best practices in health care access, delivery, quality and safety. Nurses keep communities healthy through comprehensive public health initiatives. And, perhaps most important, they educate the next generation of nurses. Yet the profession faces a huge problem - one that could soon become a problem for all of America. A report released in March on "The Future of the Nursing Workforce in the United States" says the shortage of registered nurses could reach 500,000 by 2025.
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October 11, 2007
Dr. Brian Cornblatt has been appointed manager of the Oncology Research Office at the Cancer Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center. Cornblatt earned his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. His work has been published in Cancer Research and Biochemical Pharmacology. Dr. Elliot McVeigh has been named the new director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. Howard County General Hospital has appointed Sharon P. Hadsell as senior vice president of patient care services.
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May 8, 2007
Sister Christina Marie Daily, a retired nurse, died of cancer May 1 at Mercy Medical Center. She was 73. Born Adelaide Agnes Daily in Savannah, Ga., she became a registered nurse, entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1957 and took the name Christina Marie. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the old Mount St. Agnes College in 1961 and a master's degree in nursing administration from the University of Maryland in 1972. After assignments in Mobile, Ala., and Guyana, she became an obstetrics supervisor at Mercy hospital in Baltimore.
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December 22, 1996
Carroll Lutheran Village has named Linda Lewis director of nursing for the Health Care Center and emergency response services for the Independent Living section.She will be responsible for the nursing care of residents of the 99-bed Health Care Center and 325 independent residents of the village.Lewis, a longtime Carroll resident, has a bachelor's degree in nursing from Towson State University and a master's in adulthood and aging from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.Pub Date: 12/22/96
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February 1, 2006
Franklin gets post at Howard hospital Susan Franklin has been named senior director of patient safety, performance improvement and risk management at Howard County General Hospital. She is also responsible for infection control, patient relations and preparation/compliance functions for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations; the commission conducts unannounced inspections. Franklin comes to the position from Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans, where she was most recently hospital compliance officer.
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September 27, 1997
Emma E. Hipp, a homemaker and retired registered nurse, died of heart failure Aug. 31 at the Wesley Home. The former Towson resident was 89.Born Emma Elizabeth Roth in Baltimore, she was a 1926 graduate of Eastern High School. She began her career in 1929 after earning a nursing degree from the University of Maryland School of Nursing.In 1930, she and James Hipp were married. They settled in Hamilton. After her two daughters were grown, she resumed her career. She worked for the city Health Department's Bureau of Public Health Nursing for nine years and established the agency's volunteer program.
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March 20, 1995
Barbara Armiger DarrNurseBarbara Armiger Darr, a nurse who was schooled and began her career in Baltimore, died Friday of cancer at her home in Cleveland, where she lived for the past 15 years. She was 51.JTC The former Hamilton resident had worked at Rainbow Children's Hospital and had won its 1994 Outstanding Nursing Award. She retired this year.Her nursing career began at Church Hospital in Baltimore. Before moving to Ohio, she also worked at the Union Memorial and University of Maryland hospitals.
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October 11, 2007
Dr. Brian Cornblatt has been appointed manager of the Oncology Research Office at the Cancer Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center. Cornblatt earned his Ph.D. from the Johns Hopkins University. His work has been published in Cancer Research and Biochemical Pharmacology. Dr. Elliot McVeigh has been named the new director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University. Howard County General Hospital has appointed Sharon P. Hadsell as senior vice president of patient care services.
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October 8, 2007
Dorothy W. Gamble, a registered nurse and former head of the old Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing, died of cancer Thursday at the Kline Hospice House in Mount Airy. The longtime Brunswick resident was 84. The former Dorothy Wheatley was born in Baltimore and raised on Glenolden Avenue. She was a 1940 graduate of Western High School and graduated in 1943 from the West Baltimore General Hospital School of Nursing, which later became the Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing. She earned a bachelor's degree in 1949 from the University of Rochester, and a master's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland.
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September 26, 2007
Howard hospital appoints Hadsell Sharon P. Hadsell has been named senior vice president of patient care services at Howard County General Hospital. She is responsible for all clinical areas that involve nursing care, such as inpatient nursing units; emergency services; women's and children's services; ancillary services, such as rehabilitation; clinical education; and patient care staffing and operations. She was director of clinical support services at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. Hadsell holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from Southern Illinois University and a master's degree in nursing from Loyola University of Chicago.
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August 10, 2007
Barbara R. Boswell, a retired registered nurse and a longtime Severna Park resident, died Aug. 3 of cancer at Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was 59. Barbara Roth was born and raised in Cincinnati. She earned a bachelor's degree in English in 1970 from what is now Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Mo. In 1972, she earned a master's degree in personnel administration from Indiana University and worked in residence hall management at Bowling Green State University. After her 1973 marriage to H. Wayne Boswell, she moved to Webster, Texas, where she did volunteer work.
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May 8, 2007
Sister Christina Marie Daily, a retired nurse, died of cancer May 1 at Mercy Medical Center. She was 73. Born Adelaide Agnes Daily in Savannah, Ga., she became a registered nurse, entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1957 and took the name Christina Marie. She earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the old Mount St. Agnes College in 1961 and a master's degree in nursing administration from the University of Maryland in 1972. After assignments in Mobile, Ala., and Guyana, she became an obstetrics supervisor at Mercy hospital in Baltimore.
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April 16, 2007
Catherine B. Bender, a retired registered nurse and museum docent, died of cancer Wednesday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 67 and lived in Timonium. Catherine Brosnahan was born in Champaign, Ill., and raised in Springfield, Ill. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from the Holy Cross School of Nursing in South Bend, Ind., in 1960, and began her career at a hospital in Springfield. In 1961, she married Raymond T. "Ray" Bender Sr., an electrical engineer, and moved to Baltimore.
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October 18, 2006
Sister Mary Patrice Young, a retired registered nurse who had held positions at Villa Maria Orphanage and what is now Mercy Medical Center, died of heart failure Thursday at The Villa, her order's retirement home in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 93. She was born Evelyn Angela Young and raised in Spangler, Pa., one of 11 children. She earned an associate's degree in nursing from Catholic University of America in 1934. She entered the Religious Sisters of Mercy in 1936 and professed her vows in 1941.
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