Nursing Research Going the Extra Mile

Nursing Research Going the Extra Mile

Each year in October, the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) holds its annual meeting in the greater Nashville area. A portion of the meeting is devoted to a “Leadership Summit” which includes both oral and poster presentations of best practices as well as...
Nursing Now versus Nursing Then

Nursing Now versus Nursing Then

Nursing is a very diverse work force in respect to the age and education of individual nurses. There are second career nurses and nurses who went straight into nursing school out of high school. Many nurses continue to work into their 60’s and 70’s. This diversity...
No One Dies Alone

No One Dies Alone

No one is born alone, and in a perfect world no one would ever die alone. Unfortunately, due to a variety of circumstances, periodically a patient will come to the end of his or her life without any family or close friends to be with during the final hours of life....
Programs for Erlanger LPNs to Transition to RNs

Programs for Erlanger LPNs to Transition to RNs

Led by Dr. Jan Keys, nursing leadership at Erlanger Health System (EHS) has historically investigated and proposed innovative opportunities for nurses at all levels to further their education. While numerous other opportunities exist for further education, the focus...
Educational Opportunities Abound at Erlanger Health System

Educational Opportunities Abound at Erlanger Health System

Erlanger Health System (EHS) has always been very supportive of employees who wish to continue or further their education, both with degree and continuing education courses. In addition to the standard tuition reimbursement offered by EHS, there are EHS scholarships...
A Salute to Erlanger Nursing

A Salute to Erlanger Nursing

The legacy of Erlanger nurses can be seen in action every day as they provide care in a competent, patient-focused, efficient and compassionate manner. The organizational goals for Erlanger nurses are to maximize care variation, improve performance on quality and...