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Midwest • Volume 1 Issue 6


10 CONTENTS


6 | Upfront 8 | Letters & Posts 9 | @NURSE.com


10 | Legos as a nursing tool RN’s unique Lego creations help him connect with patients.


12 | 2016 GEM Awards Meet the regional winners and rising stars.


17 | Transforming NP practice Nurse practitioner makes an impact serving the vulnerable and underserved.


22 18 | Jobs directory


20 | Speaking their language Bilingual nurses break through language barriers for diverse patients.


22 | CE COURSE Nutrition for wound healing Learn how to meet patients’ nutrient requirements to promote healing.


30 | End of Shift


CE COURSE Nutrition for wound healing


30 ON THE COVER


Celebrating nurse creators and inventors


Nurses are professionals who integrate the art and science of nursing in their care, always looking for new ways to educate and empower their patients and families. Because of their exper- tise and wisdom, many have created exceptional patient care tools, while


others have used their time and talents in artistic endeav- ors. Te 2016 covers spotlight nurses who are imaginative, resourceful entrepreneurs, whether they are inventors or artists. Tese innovative nurses offer a unique perspective to nursing care, and their visionary efforts have inspired others, making significant differences in patient care and with their colleagues and the profession. Nurse.com salutes them and their powerful contributions to healthcare.


Cover and feature photo by David DeBalko.


POSTMASTER: Send address changes to NURSE.com, P.O. Box 957642, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-9860.


DISTRIBUTION: NURSE.com Midwest is published 6 times per year by OnCourse Learning, 1721 Moon Lake Blvd. Suite 540, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169-1074.


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