Nursing

“Everyone can save a life:” Regional One Health looks to prevent tragedy by teaching infant sleep safety

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month, and Regional One Health is starting a new Safe to Sleep initiative to help parents prevent a tragedy. Our doctors and nurses are educating parents about safe sleep spaces and positioning for their baby, and even modeling that behavior through hands-on demonstrations. The project is part [...]

2020-10-09T10:24:14-06:00October 8th, 2020|

When COVID-19 put her patients at risk, family nurse practitioner Ramika Jones became more than their provider – she became their superhero

Ramika Jones, a family nurse practitioner at Guthrie Primary Care, knew her patients were especially vulnerable to COVID-19. Many of the people she sees are elderly and have preexisting conditions. Jones became a true superhero for her patients, making sure they received the care they deserved and stepping in to fill other roles at [...]

2020-09-15T12:40:27-06:00September 15th, 2020|

Nurse midwives can enhance the joy of pregnancy and childbirth through care that focuses on each patient’s goals

Regional One Health's team of certified nurse midwives focus on providing evidence-based care with a personal touch. For women who are expecting a baby, it's a great way to receive exceptional prenatal care and have a provider's one-on-one support in achieving their ideal birth plan. Regional One Health is the only hospital in Memphis [...]

2020-09-14T15:29:58-06:00September 11th, 2020|

Nurse midwives aren’t just for pregnancy – women can benefit from their skilled, patient-focused care at any stage of life

Midwifery isn't just for pregnancy and birth - it's a great health care option for women at all stages of life! Regional One Health's team of Certified Nurse Midwives see patients of all ages for regular well-woman care. They look to build genuine relationships with their patients in order to help them improve their [...]

2020-09-14T15:31:21-06:00September 4th, 2020|

Certified Nurse Midwives offer women personalized, empowering health care – no matter what stage of life they’re in

Did you know nurse midwives are highly-trained practitioners who can prescribe medication, care for women of all ages and oversee hospital births? There are a lot of myths out there about this personalized style of care, and Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives are looking to separate fact from fiction. Our midwifery practice is [...]

2020-09-14T15:54:14-06:00August 28th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Postpartum manager Sharonda Taylor, RN, says not to believe these common breastfeeding myths

Breastfeeding can be intimidating for new moms due to worries about milk supply, the logistics of returning to work, dubious reactions from older relatives, etc. But health and bonding benefits for mom and baby making breastfeeding worth the effort, says Sharonda Taylor, RN, postpartum manager at Regional One Health. Taylor and her colleagues support [...]

2020-08-19T12:02:12-06:00August 26th, 2020|

“We want each patient at the center of her care:” Midwifery offers comprehensive care with a personal touch for every stage of a woman’s life

Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives can help women of all ages live a healthier life. Their personalized, empowering style of care is ideal for everyone - young women seeking honest information and support, expectant moms who want a special birth experience and menopausal women who want to stay active and healthy. Our nurse [...]

2020-09-14T15:41:58-06:00August 12th, 2020|

“If we’re not going to do this, who is?” On the frontlines of COVID-19, Alexandra Durbin embraces the chance to support patients and her fellow nurses

Alexandra Durbin's goal is to pursue a career in nursing leadership that allows her to support both patients and her fellow care providers. When an opportunity to be part of Regional One Health's COVID-19 Unit came up, she embraced it as chance to have a positive impact during a challenging time. Three months later, [...]

2020-07-02T10:00:14-06:00July 9th, 2020|

“There’s hope and there’s optimism:” Nursing Director Macy Wade takes inspiration, confidence from the hospital’s care for COVID-19 patients

Macy Wade went into nursing because she wanted to make sure patients were treated like she'd treat a member of her own family. It's a philosophy she puts into action every day as a leader in our COVID-19 unit, where she oversees nurses taking care of hospitalized patients. Wade said she's been amazed and [...]

2020-06-23T08:31:57-06:00June 24th, 2020|
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