Monday, May 7, 2012

National Nursing Week May 7 - 11, 2012

In conjunction with National Nursing Week, Saint Elizabeth, a Canada-wide not-for-profit health care organization, celebrates Nursing Week from May 7-11, 2012.

 “With over 1,800 Saint Elizabeth nurses delivering care in client homes and communities across the country, our nurses touch the lives of so many people – from newborns to teens to seniors,” says Nancy Lefebre, Chief Clinical Executive at Saint Elizabeth.

 “The impact that nurses have on our collective health and wellness is enormous.” Saint Elizabeth employs Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Practical Nurses (RPN), and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) who provide a variety of specialized nursing services, including:
 • Pre- and post-natal care
• Breastfeeding consultation
• Mental health and crisis intervention
• Home chemotherapy
• Respiratory care
• Psychogenic care
• Wound and ostomy care
• Diabetes management
• Palliative care

 Saint Elizabeth has been a trusted name in Canadian health care for more than a century and is a leader in responding to client, family and system needs. As an award-winning not-for-profit and charitable organization, Saint Elizabeth is known for its track record of social innovation and breakthrough clinical practices. Our team of more than 6,000 nurses, rehab therapists, personal support workers and crisis intervention staff deliver nearly five million health care visits annually.

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