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Texas Health Dallas on Local TV, Radio
09/22/2011

Texas Health Dallas on Local TV, Radio

Stories featuring the opening of the W.W. Caruth Jr. Center for SAFE Healing at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas appeared on KTVT-TV (Ch. 11), WFAA-TV (Ch. 8), KDAF-TV (Ch. 33), KUVN-TV (Ch. 23) and KRLD-AM (1080) and WBAP-AM (820). The stories featured Loren Larkin, B.S.N., CA-SANE, clinical educator, and SANE program coordinator; Tammie Prewitt, R.N., SANE, ER nurse; and Cole Edmonson, D.N.P., R.N., FACHE, NEA-BC, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services. The center is a 3,000-square-foot space dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment for sexual assault victims. The Texas Health Presbyterian Foundation in 2010 received a $2 million lead grant from the W.W. Caruth Jr. Foundation at Communities Foundation of Texas to support the Texas Health Dallas Caruth Center, a certified SANE nursing program and education and training initiatives at the hospital. It's the first center of its kind in Dallas County.

Texas Health Dallas on NeighborsGo.com

Four Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas nurses were featured on NeighborsGo.com for completing the 2010-11 Evidence Based Practice Fellowship Program from Texas Christian University. The intense year-long program is designed to prepare nurses to use research findings and the latest science to implement changes in practice. The nurses are:

  • Rebecca Horn, M.S.N., R.N.-C., adult inpatient psychiatric unit nurse
  • Jennifer Sellar, B.S.N., R.N.-C., direct- care nurse in outpatient day surgery
  • Ancy Mathew, B.S.N., R.N., direct-care nurse in the heart and vascular interventional unit
  • Becky Douglas, M.S., R.N.C.-MNN, WHCNP-BC, clinical education specialist in women’s services

Quoted in the story were Pat Kelly, interim nursing research and evidence-based practice facilitator at Texas Health Dallas, and Cole Edmonson, D.N.P., R.N., FACHE, NEA-BC, vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer.

Texas Health Dallas on NurseZone.com

June Marshall, D.N.P., R.N., NEA-BC, director of advancing professional nursing practice at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, was quoted in an article on NurseZone.com about the current state of nursing education, which focuses on specialty certification and baccalaureate degrees. Marshall discussed lifelong learning opportunities for nurses to achieve their professional and personal goals.

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