An Inspiration for All: Lori Kirkland, RN

Lori Kirkland is an inspiration to everyone who wanted to become a nurse, but for some reason never had the opportunity. Or, for those who decided later in life that nursing was their true calling. Lori never considered nursing as a career field. She had the highest respect for nurses and the profession, but just [...]

October 19th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Everyday Hero: Barbara Nichols

Barbara Nichols, DNSc (hon), MS, RN, FAAN, is one of the 50 most influential people involved in worldwide health initiatives, according to the Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research. It was no surprise then, when the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) International, Inc. awarded Ms. Nichols its 2017 International Distinguished Leadership Award. [...]

October 10th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Everyday Hero: Tammy Dutler

Tammy is a labor and delivery RN with cross training in the NICU. She is employed at the UnityPoint Health System at Finley Hospital in Dubuque, Iowa. Tammy’s passion is babies and their mothers. Tammy does not consider herself as anybody special – just a person “put on this earth to be a nurse.” Everyday [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

ALL Research Helps Pediatric Cancer Treatments

This month, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital published a cancer study that affects children starting treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).  In the largest study yet conducted, researchers focused on the safety and effectiveness of proactive antibiotic therapy to prevent infections in all patients during chemotherapy. The early weeks of chemotherapy often cause a drop in [...]

September 28th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

School Nurses – A Vital Role in Healthcare

School nurses are a vital part of the educational system across the world. Since children are susceptible to disease, the role they play is crucial in fostering a successful learning environment. School nurses first appeared in the New York City school districts in 1902. Due to an outbreak of severe eye infections across the city, nurses [...]

September 14th, 2017|Advocacy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Volunteering – A Triple Win For All Involved

We have often talked about the benefits of volunteering in the community and around the world. But have you ever considered the fact that volunteering is a triple win?  It is a win for the community, a win for the organization, and a win for you, the volunteer. A win for the community: Volunteering gives [...]

August 24th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

A Tribute in Photos

We wanted to share this lovely tribute in photos from Erin, one of the nurses on our advisory council. She sent these beautiful and inspiring photos to us as a way of honoring this brave young man. With your help, we can support organizations like ReSurge International and others who make a difference in the [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

How In the World Do I Choose A Medical Mission Part II

Amanda Judy concludes her important advice from One Nurse At A Time based on wisdom gained completing medical missions for more than a decade. There are some very important tips here on safety and ideas on helping you decide if a medical mission is right for you. Thank you Amanda - Michael and Frida Donner Ethics Ethics are something that most [...]

July 27th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

How in the World Do I Choose a Medical Mission – Part I

This is some amazing advice from One Nurse At A Time based on wisdom gained completing medical missions for more than a decade. Be sure to read part two next week where Amanda will discuss questions to ask about the organizations and their ethics. Thank you Amanda - Michael and Frida Donner When I first began [...]

July 20th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments

Converting Four First Mission Nurses Into Humanitarian Addicts

We are delighted to share this guest blog on humanitarian nurses by Emily Scott from One Nurse At A Time. ~Michael and Frida Donner Almost every time I tell another nurse about a medical mission I’ve been on, the response I get is, “Oh, I’ve always wanted to do that!” Thanks to One Nurse At [...]

June 29th, 2017|Advocacy, Haiti|0 Comments