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Meet Kate Veenstra: From Bedside Nurse to Top Spot at UM Health-West

Daily Nurse

Kate Veenstra, DNP, MSN, RN, CNL, CMSRN, ACM, NEA-BC, was recently appointed as the new chief nursing officer at the University of Michigan Health-West. Veenstra started as a bedside nurse at the hospital in 2006 and has held many roles, from associate chief nursing officer to the most recent interim chief nursing officer.

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Beyond the Bedside: Nursing Career Specialties to Consider

NurseBuff

If you picture a person in scrubs, working in a hospital, like an episode of ER or Scrubs—you aren’t wrong, but nurses can do so much more. There are various types of nurses, each with their own distinct focus […] The post Beyond the Bedside: Nursing Career Specialties to Consider appeared first on NurseBuff.

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CHS adds 1K+ bedside nurses; contract labor down $260M

Becker's Hospital Review

based Community Health Systems added more than 1,000 bedside nurses as part of its centralized clinical recruitment strategy in 2023, executives said during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call on Feb. Franklin, Tenn.-based

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From bedside nurse to top spot, UM Health-West names new chief nursing officer

Health Leaders | Nursing

University of Michigan Health-West has removed the interim tag from her title and made it official, announcing Kate Veenstra, DNP, MSN, RN, CNL, CMSRN, ACM, NEA-BC, as the new chief nursing officer.

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Improv to Improve the POW Camp?

Candy Campbell

Although I was retired from bedside nursing by the time COVID surfaced, like most nurses, I'd seen a lot of misery, pain, and death that I don't talk about.

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Is healthcare paying enough attention to nurse leaders?

Becker's Hospital Review

Over the past few years, much of the discourse on supporting the well-being of healthcare workers has focused on nurses and front-line teams — and rightfully so, as many nurses continue to report burnout stemming from their work environment.

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Nurse Input is Crucial to Jefferson Health’s Virtual Nursing Program

Health Leaders | Nursing

The health system is getting feedback from the front lines to make sure its Virtual Nursing program will meet expectations and become a permanent part of patient care Virtual nursing programs require careful planning. And no one knows that better than the nurses.