RUSH nurses provide exemplary professional practice, which ensures that patients receive the best care possible and that their needs are met. They keep finding better ways to do nearly everything. RUSH nurses can’t see a problem without seeking a solution.
Implementing a New Assessment Tool for Evaluating the Risk of Skin Breakdown in PICU, NICU and General Pediatrics
In November 2021, using the Iowa Model as a guide, the Braden QD scale was implemented in the PICU, NICU and general pediatrics.
RUSH ECMO Specialists Lead Improvements in FY22
RUSH University Medical Center’s extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program has had at its core an ECMO specialist team since the spring of 2020.
Skin Wound Assessment Team Celebrates Success in Lowering Pressure Injuries
Several years ago, the wound, ostomy and continence nurses (WOCNs) at RUSH University Medical Center created the Skin, Wound, Assessment and Treatment (SWAT) team.