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Nursing Services at National Jewish

About Us - Nursing Services Department
Nurse Management Team
Allied Health Conference
Staff Education
Patient Education

About Us – Nursing Services Department

At National Jewish Medical and Research Center we recognize the value of our nurses’ contribution to our healthcare environment and their promotion of an atmosphere of clinical excellence.

What sets us apart from other facilities?
  • Building systems that support nursing practice and teamwork.
  • Creating an atmosphere that encourages nursing excellence.
What is special about nursing at National Jewish?
  • Our nurses give testimonials about their work experience.
  • National Jewish Supports Professional Growth
  • National Jewish Offers Unique Opportunities
  • Nurse of the Year

Learn more about what makes nursing at National Jewish so special.

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Nurse Management Team

Noreen Nicol, RN, MSN, FNP    Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer
Jeff Downing, MS, RN Director Adult Nursing Service
Noreen Nicol, RN, MSN, FNP Acting Director Pediatric and Inpatient Nursing Service
Sue Walsh, RN Day Supervisor
Allidah Hicks, RN, MS, AE-C Staff Development Coordinator
Ann Mullen, RN, MSN, AE-C Patient Education Coordinator
Janis Berend, RN, MSN, C-ANP Coordinator Alpha1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Clinic
Mary Gilmartin, RN, BSN, RRT, AE-C Coordinator COPD Clinical Research and NETT
Susie Jorgenson, RN, MSN, AE-C Adult Triage Clinical Nurse Specialist
Lorie Powell, RN, C-ANP Infectious Disease Nurse Practitioner 

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Allied Health ConferenceThe Regional Allied Health Conference: "Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine"

The Regional Allied Health Conference: “Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & PulmonaryMedicine” is an annual conference. This conference provides an update on allergic and respiratory therapeutics for nurses, respiratory therapists and allied professionals working with people having pulmonary and allergic disease.

Get information on the 11th Annual Regional Allied Health Conference: “Current Perspectives in Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Medicine” (September 8, 2006).

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Staff Education

Staff Education provides in-service and continuing education opportunities for National Jewish employees, starting with the orientation phase and continuing throughout employment. The emphasis is on providing hands-on education, as well as auditing of employee skills to ensure competency.

The Staff Education department is an approver of nursing continuing education through the California Board of Nursing.

See current approved education offerings available to healthcare professionals.

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Patient Education

Patient education is individualized for the patient and family at National Jewish. Through individual instruction, group classes, and educational materials, patients and families are taught self-management techniques. Equipped with important knowledge and tools, patients are able to participate in the management of their disease, reducing unnecessary physician and emergency room visits.

National Jewish offers a variety resources for patient education that include:

Small, interactive classes to help adults and children learn about a variety of diseases and self-management techniques. The classes are free for National Jewish patients. People from the community can attend the classes, although there is a small charge.

The Understanding Booklets are an educational health series provided by National Jewish. The series is friendly, state-of-the-art, and informative. Booklets are given to NJ patients, and can also be ordered free of charge.

The Asthma Wizard Activity Book is a fun and informative way for children ages 5 – 12 to learn about asthma. You can order the book for $5.

The mission of the Child Life Program at National Jewish is to help children, teens, and family members cope with illness, treatment, and the overall healthcare experience.

Learn more about our patient education programs.

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National Jewish Sleep Center expands to a new location in Broomfield!

A New Approach to Sleep Studies:
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  • Convenient location for your patients
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