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Technology is transforming nursing education on campus

Technology is transforming nursing education on campus

Elizabeth Sheridan ’79 is transforming healthcare in the Garden State

Elizabeth Sheridan ’79 is transforming healthcare in the Garden State

Sheridan, COO of SJH Regional Medical Center corporate chief nursing executive of the SJH system, has proved a forceful advocate for nurses’ advancement within the profession and in governance.Continue Reading

There’s a new kid in the basement of Loser Hall

There’s a new kid in the basement of Loser Hall

There is a new resident in the Dr. Gladys M. Word Nursing Simulation Laboratory. He is SimKid, a medium fidelity mannequin made by Laerdal Corporation to represent a six year old.Continue Reading

Nursing students volunteer in El Salvador

Nursing students volunteer in El Salvador

Eight nursing majors donated toothbrushes and other medical supplies, repainted a clinic, taught children about healthy habits, gave vaccinations—and made a “world of difference” while doing it.Continue Reading

Teamwork for life

Teamwork for life

In between delivering babies and taking graduate nursing classes at the College, Kelly Mitchell ’09 serves as an assistant coach for the field hockey and lacrosse teams she once played on.Continue Reading

Field hockey star sails toward her goals

Field hockey star sails toward her goals

If you ever lose something and then get a sinking feeling, take heart that it’s nothing like Alex Okuniewicz’s experience.Continue Reading

TCNJ’s only three-sport National Champion student-athlete is now the IWLCA Assistant Coach of the Year

TCNJ’s only three-sport National Champion student-athlete is now the IWLCA Assistant Coach of the Year

Gina Carey-Smith ’93 jokes that one of her goals during TCNJ women’s lacrosse season is to get fellow coach Robin Selbst ’96 to laugh more often. Selbst takes it in stride, knowing many people focus on her serious side.Continue Reading

Nursing alumnus wants to be a role model for other males pursuing nursing degrees

Nursing alumnus wants to be a role model for other males pursuing nursing degrees

For Andrew Fruhschien ’08, the urge to heal and teach came early. The decision to combine the two—as a nurse practitioner—was more circuitous.Continue Reading

A nursing conundrum

A nursing conundrum

Nurses are assuming an ever-larger role in health care, but an impending faculty shortage threatens the sector’s ability to educate the growing number of nurses needed to meet the demands. Here is a look at the role TCNJ faculty, alumni, and students are playing in solving the problem.Continue Reading

Study of hospital near misses reveals the important role nurses play

Study of hospital near misses reveals the important role nurses play

In healthcare settings, a near-miss event is a situation that has the potential to cause injury to a patient but is averted due to timely intervention on the part of staff. Though long overlooked as merely being close calls, near misses are receiving closer examination these days as hospital administrators seek ways to prevent and correct problems before they occur.Continue Reading

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