November 21, 2017

EBP Academy Application Deadline April 30, 2014

Registered Nurses Across Mission Health! Apply to participate in the Evidence-based Academy scheduled for Summer 2014 to:  –develop foundational skills –provide evidence-based care –improve patient outcomes Deadline April 30, 2014 Open the link below to read a flyer with a direct link to the Nursing Research Council application page.  EBP Academy Info and Application details

Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses: Web-Based Module

Online CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) course available to all Mission Health nurses via LMS.  content derived from content experts and from the OSHA 2004 Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care & Social Service Workers The course takes approximately 2.5-3 hours to complete and awards 2.6 CEs, when completed in its […]

Exciting Opportunity! Periop 101 Course being offered (OR Fellows)

Do you know nurses in the Western NC region who want to work in the Operating Room but don’t have experience?  Tell them to apply for Mission Health’s Periop 101: A Core CurriculumTM –nine month program starting Monday, March 10, 2014 –evidence-based curriculum –blended education program for nurses new to the Operating Room –online learning platform — […]

2013 Review—Seven Diabetes Resource Nurses Graduate

Seven Registered Nurses completed the Diabetes Resource Nurse (DRN) curriculum at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, and received certificates and pins in a graduation ceremony on November 8, 2013, after presenting their final case studies and projects. To see their group photo with name IDs and read more about becoming a Diabetes Resource Nurse, left click and open […]

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Mission Health CNO Council Guides Standardization of Care

The six chief nursing leaders of Mission Health’s five hospitals in Western North Carolina (WNC) comprise the Chief Nursing Officers (CNO) Council. The group meets monthly at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, to collaborate in standardizing nursing care across the system based on current evidence, best practices, and national standards. To read the article, left click […]

2013 Review—CCRN/PCCN Review Course

The two-day review course for national nursing certification in critical care (CCRN) and progressive care (PCCN) held August 29 and 30, 2013, in Asheville, NC, was organized by three Mission Hospital Registered Nurses and featured  course presenter, Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio, PhD, RN, CEN, CCRN. Through the generous funding of the Mission Healthcare Foundation and contributions […]

Welcome, New Graduate Nurses Cohort!

Twenty-six newly graduated nurses have completed their first month in the Registered Nurse Intensive Program at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC. The nine month program is designed to prepare new nurses to make a smooth transition from the academic world into nursing practice. To read more details and see more photos, left click on the article […]

Come to the Art and Science of Nursing event Sept. 16!

September 16, 2013 from 9am to 7pm 501 Biltmore Old Library, Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC  All Mission Health staff are invited to attend. Art work:  done by Mission Hospital RNs and Certified Nursing Assistants. Posters:  Evidence-Based Practice projects and Nursing Research studies. Theme:  Living the BIG(GER) Aim through Nursing Research and Evidence Based Projects Left click the […]

Integrative Healthcare Department at Mission Hospital Achieves Endorsed Program status from American Holistic Nurses Association

The Integrative Healthcare Department at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, has achieved Endorsed Program status by the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) for its continuing education program Holistic Nurse Certification Prep Course. This course is provided free to Mission Hospital RNs who wish to serve as Holistic Resource Nurses (HRN). In addition, it is offered as […]