Checkup Newsroom (Nurses)

2019
October
09,
2019
| 09:42 PM America/Chicago
By Megan Cole, Emergency Department Nurse, Cook Children's Medical Center I have had the privilege of working in the Emergency Department at Cook Children’s for 10 years, with three of those years as a nurse. I often have people ask me, “How do yo...
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2016
May
12,
2016
| 04:44 PM America/Chicago
The three nurses looked at each other at a loss on how they could help the baby girl crying on the echocardiography table. Little Charlotte Friessen, 7 months old, arrived at Cook Children’s only 30 minutes prior and was rushed to the Cardiac Inte...
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February
12,
2016
| 04:46 PM America/Chicago
Remember elementary school? Recess, science projects and that not-so delicious school lunch… If you were like many kids, you probably faked a stomach ache or two to avoid the dreaded spelling test. And off to the nurse’s office you went. The schoo...
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2015
August
12,
2015
| 10:04 PM America/Chicago
Do you know the name Jessica Anne Colletti, yet? If you don’t know her name, you more than likely have seen her photo because she has blown up the Internet with a photo of her breastfeeding her own son and the son of a friend. For some it’s a b...
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May
13,
2015
| 05:46 PM America/Chicago
Recently, Teresa Clark, chief nursing officer at Cook Children’s, went on her safety rounds. She stopped everything she was doing on one of the medical floors when a preschool aged patient walked up to Clark with arms open wide for a hug. Clark co...
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