November 21, 2017

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 […]

Great 100 Nurses Recognized by Mission Health Board of Directors

Four nurses selected for the 2016 North Carolina Great 100 award were recognized by the Mission Health Board of Directors at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, on September 22, 2016. Each year, 100 nurses across the state are selected from blinded nominations for their excellence in nursing practice and commitment to their profession and community. Kathy […]

Wound Telehealth Poster Wins Second Place!

The Inpatient Wound Care Team of Mission Hospital, Asheville, North Carolina, received a second place award for their wound telehealth poster at the annual conference of the Southeast Region of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (WOCN®) Society. Held August 25-27, 2016, in Greensboro, North Carolina, the conference drew attendees from the southeast region of […]

Celebrate! Nursing Professional Development Week

September 18-24, 2016 During this week of celebration sponsored by the Association of Nursing Professional Development (ANPD), please join Mission Health Nursing Practice, Education and Research (NPER) in thanking our  system-wide nursing professional development practitioners for all they do! Commonly known as nurse educators, these practitioners work to provide ongoing education to our nurses across […]

Congratulations! Great 100 Nurses—Mission Health

Each year, 100 nurses across North Carolina receive the prestigious Great 100 Award for their excellence in nursing practice and commitment to their profession and community. We are proud to say that four (4) Mission Health nurses were selected for this once-in-a-lifetime honor for 2016. They will be honored at the state-wide Great 100 Gala […]

Possible Asheville PhD in Nursing Program from UNC-Greensboro

Want to get your PhD in Nursing right here in Asheville? The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) School of Nursing is partnering with Mission Health and Western Carolina University (WCU) to explore the possibility of offering a PhD in Nursing program to a group of students at Biltmore Park in Asheville beginning in August, […]