July 21, 2017

3rd Annual National Patient Safety Conference Coming in Oct! Register and Submit Poster Abstracts Now!

What:   Annual Patient Safety Conference–Battling Bias:  Breaking Down Barriers When:  October 11-13, 2017 Where: AB Tech Community College Conference Center–Asheville, NC Who:    Open to all healthcare professionals October 11, 2017: Mission Health employees Only – FREE attendance October 12-13, 2017: National conference; fees apply This dynamic program will provide clinicians and leaders with information, insight, […]

Nurses: Continue your education online at UNC-Wilmington

Want to attain your online degree from UNC Wilmington? RN to BSN and MSN Nurse Educator programs starting soon! Schedule your phone consultation for details and info packet. Deadlines and Program Start Dates Application Deadline–July 22, 2017 for Program Starting–Aug 21, 2017 Application Deadline–Sept 16, 2017 for Program Starting—Oct 16, 2017 Phone Consultation Times: July […]

Transylvania Regional Hospital: Nurses Week 2017–Photo Review

Each year, Nurses Week is celebrated from May 6 through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Take a look at this photo review of the activities at Transylvania Regional Hospital in Brevard, North Carolina, celebrating the nurses dedicated to excellent patient and family care. Thank you, Mission Health nurses, for […]

Mission Hospital: Nurses Week 2017–Photo Review

Each year, Nurses Week is celebrated from May 6 through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Check out this Nurses Week Photo Review showing a sampling of the activities held to celebrate the more than 2,400 nurses at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. Thank you, Mission Health nurses, for […]

Professional Governance Applications- Apply Now!

Nurses Across Mission Health–Be Part of Something Bigger!   Apply by April 28, 2017, to serve on a Professional Governance (formerly Shared Decisions Making) Council or Committee. OPEN THIS FLYER to read bylaws and membership responsibilities and complete an application.   NOTICE–Important Info: The correct email address for Professional Governance Applications is ProGovApp@msj.org. If you are already a […]

Applications Open for 2nd CNO Clinical Nurse Liaison at Mission Hospital

CNO Corner Announcement from: Karen Olsen, MBA, BSN, RN, NE-BC Vice President, Chief Nurse Executive Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC Applications open–Second CNO Clinical Nurse Liaison for the 2017-2018 term Deadline: March 1, 2017 at 5pm Open this link to read Karen’s important message about this role and instructions about applying for this great professional growth opportunity.

Great 100 Nominations–Attend a Class and Nominate a Deserving Nurse

The 2017 North Carolina Great 100 nominations are now open until April 15, 2017! Want to nominate an excellent nurse but have questions about getting started? Check out these classes–free to all Mission Health staff. Register in LMS; keyword search “writing.” Two ways to view and print class flyers: Open this document to read info for all […]

Christmas Tree Decorated by Grateful Family

A Kind Act of Remembrance and Appreciation  Last year at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, a patient, who was loved dearly by his family, passed away in the Medical-Surgical ICU (MSICU) a few days before Christmas. His wife and daughter requested to decorate the MSICU Christmas tree this year in his memory. His wife […]

NCNA Applauds VA’s Granting Full Practice Authority to Some APRNs

December 13, 2016 The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a final decision on its proposal to grant Full Practice Authority to Advanced Practice RNs (APRNs) at all VA facilities. The amended regulations permit Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Clinical Nurse Specialists to practice to the full scope of their training and education. Certified […]

Christmas Wreath Auction–4 Heart until Dec. 19, 2016

4 Heart Nurses Get Creative for Community Benefit—Brother Wolf Animal Rescue  Visit 4 Heart by December 19, 2016, to join in this festive Christmas wreath silent auction. What:   3rd Annual Christmas Wreath Silent Auction for Community Benefit When:   Around the clock–now through Dec. 19th at 8pm Where: 4 Heart (Cardiovascular Progressive Care), Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC […]