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Meet Advisory Board Member Sarah E. Orth, MPA

Sarah E. Orth is executive director of Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times  and has served on the Advisory Board for Barco's Nightingales Foundation since 2013. She has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit management. Sarah earned her bachelor's in Fine Arts from Fordham College at Lincoln Center and her master's in public [...]

The Letters Campaign Kicks-Off

Last week Barco's Nightingales Foundation began The Letters Campaign. This program is designed to provide encouragement and support for new nurses and to provide insights with the general public about the leadership, professionalism and important role nurses perform every day. We are looking for 12 nurses to participate and hope that you will reach out [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

Teresa – Your Smile Is With Us Forever

Last month we lost a dear friend and Barco Uniform’s family member, Teresa Chavez, to cancer. Teresa worked with us for three years and in all that time I never saw her without a bright, infectious smile. This was her priceless gift to our family, her family and to everyone whose life she touched – [...]

Nurse's Week: A Salute to Frankie

This Nurses’ Week, ReSurge thanks Barco’s Nightingales for their support—support that enables volunteer nurses like Frankie, profiled below, to provide reconstructive surgery to our patients in developing countries.   A perioperative nurse at PeaceHealth St. Joseph’s Medial Medical Center in Bellingham, Wash., Frankie’s first trip with ReSurge was in 2007, after a fellow nurse told [...]

Celebrating Moms Around the World

Capturing a mother's love is a rare thing. That's why each of the images below is so poignant. As we celebrate mothers around the world, we hope this tribute in images bring back fond memories for each of you. Happy Mother's Day from all of us at Barco's Nightingales Foundation.           [...]

2016 National Nurses Week

National Nurses Week is one of the nation's principal health care happenings, giving recognition to outstanding nurses and sharing nursing education with the public. The week’s festivities supported by the American Nurses Association (ANA), kick off with National Nurses Day on May 6, and include National Student Nurse Day on May 8th and International Nurses [...]

By | May 3rd, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

Characteristics of a Good Nurse Leader

If you’re currently working as a RN, you may be looked on as a leader by your colleagues, patients and their families. Whatever your aspirations in nursing, you can make an even stronger, positive contribution to the profession by developing effective leadership skills. Leadership in nursing is primarily about making decisions, delegating appropriately, resolving conflict [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments

The Impact of Camp

We recently received the Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times Impact Report and felt compelled to share the tremendous effect camp has on the lives of children fighting cancer. We salute everyone who makes these opportunities possible. ~Michael and Frida Donner We had an eventful year with campers and counselors alike excited to spend a [...]

ReSurge International: Hand Training in Ecuador

One of the most important aspects of the work our partner, ReSurge International undertakes is the visiting educator program. Through this program, expert volunteer medical professionals go to developing countries and give hands-on training to local medical personnel. This training extends their impact and helps ensure treatment continues to reach as many people as possible, [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|Words from the Heart|0 Comments

Did You Know?

The field of nursing never stops improving and evolving, which is one reason nurses are called on to continually accept more responsibilities for the lives in their care. Here are just a few of the major trends nurses are working through in 2016. Preventive and Integrative Healthcare. Employee wellness programs are increasing in number and [...]

By | April 19th, 2016|Advocacy|0 Comments