Stroke Awareness Month: An Unlikely Hero

Zak Gowans is happy that his dad, Ben, successfully survived a stroke.  By Corbin Smith There are very few things that can happen in a person’s life that can flip it completely upside down. Receiving a cancer diagnosis or the death of a loved one are just two examples. There is one, though, that manyContinue reading “Stroke Awareness Month: An Unlikely Hero”

Dr. Katreena Merrill: Using Edmunds Fellowship to Combat Superbugs

Untreatable bacteria are on the rise and the cause? Overusing antibiotics. Photo courtesy of Pixabay. By Quincey Taylor Every year, a member of the BYU College of Nursing faculty is awarded the Mary Ellen Edmunds “Learning the Healer’s art” Fellowship. The awardee receives funding for three years to put towards their research in progressing theContinue reading “Dr. Katreena Merrill: Using Edmunds Fellowship to Combat Superbugs”

Intermountain Medical Center Hires Three Fresh BYU Graduates

IMC’s newest hired ER nurses Mikaela Jones (third from the right) and Daniel Smith (far right) with fellow students during a clinical outside ER ambulance entrance. Photo courtesy of Jones. By Quincey Taylor For nursing students at BYU, it might be hard to imagine what it would be like to attend another college of nursing.Continue reading “Intermountain Medical Center Hires Three Fresh BYU Graduates”

Pageants, Prison and Pediatrics; A Spotlight on Nursing Alumna Catherine Whittaker

Whittaker serving in a retirement home after winning Ms. Utah Senior. Photos courtesy of Whittaker. By Corbin Smith Jesus Christ once taught, “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.” Christ went onContinue reading “Pageants, Prison and Pediatrics; A Spotlight on Nursing Alumna Catherine Whittaker”

Sharing EHR with the World

By Corbin Smith One of the greatest opportunities a university faculty member can have is to receive funding that allows them to give a presentation at an academic conference. Yes, you read that right. Paid travel to go give a presentation. That is exactly what happened to two of our faculty members: assistant teaching professorContinue reading “Sharing EHR with the World”