September 20, 2017

Mission Health Awarded STTI Grant for Telehealth Wound Care Project

Kathy Guyette MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and President, Regional Member Hospitals, Mission Health in western North Carolina, Jennifer Kaylor, BSN, RN, CWON, Wound Care Nurse, Mission Hospital and Vallire Hooper, PhD, RN, CPAN, FAAN, Manager, Nursing Research, Mission Health, accepted a grant awarded at the October 2016 American Nursing […]

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 […]

2015 New RN Graduate Cohorts

Mission Health’s nine-month Registered Nurse Intensive Program is designed to fully prepare new nurses to make a smooth transition from the academic world into nursing practice. The program engages the new nurse in both clinical and cultural aspects of nursing. Support is tailored to the nurses’ unique learning needs in preparation for providing safe, effective […]

2013 Review–Nursing Research and EBP Projects

Nursing Research and evidence-based practice are crucial in the delivery of high quality patient care and a positive healthcare experience for the patient that results in optimal outcomes. Nurses impact the standard of care by raising clinical questions and conducting research to determine positive changes in nursing practice that contribute to the science of nursing. […]

2013 Review–Publications and Presentations

Dissemination of the results of nursing research and evidence-based practice projects is an important way to affect positive changes in nursing practice that promotes high quality patient care with optimal outcomes. During 2013, many nurses at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, disseminated such information via podium presentations, posters, and journal publications on a local, regional, national, […]

Mission Children’s Hospital in The Wall Street Journal Article

Mission Children’s Hospital, Asheville, NC, uses movie goggles to calm and distract young patients during MRIs. This approach promotes shorter testing times and often eliminates the need for sedation, as children lie quietly focusing on the movie that displays as if it were on a screen five feet away. Additional coping strategies, such as using […]

Emergency Department Mock Up

Plans are being made for the new Emergency Department (ED), which will be part of future construction at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, to meet expanding healthcare needs and to continually improve patient care. A part of the project MISSION re:DESIGN, the ED design plan advances the goals to build better processes and better facilities to […]

Cheryl Bishop, MSN, RN, Labor and Delivery—Evidence-Based Practice Project

Cheryl Bishop, MSN, RN, a staff nurse in Labor and Delivery at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, completed an evidence-based practice project, which influenced a policy change that has improved patient care, safety, and outcomes. Her project was part of her portfolio, which earned her advancement to Level IV in the Clinical Ladder. To read the […]

Cheryl Postlewaite, MSN, RN, CWOCN, Wound Care—Research Study

Cheryl Postlewaite, MSN, RN, CWOCN, one of the Inpatient Wound Ostomy Care Nurses at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, is currently conducting a research study about wound healing after cesarean section in obese women. The plans for her study were part of her portfolio, which earned her advancement to Level V in the Clinical Ladder. To read […]

Clinical Ladder Advancements Announced at Mission Hospital

Three Registered Nurse Clinical Ladder Advancement honorees were recognized during the December 18, 2012, monthly meeting of the Nursing Administrative Council (NAC) at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC. To see their names and projects, left click on the link below, and it will open. Clinical Ladder Advancements at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC