The OSF Medical Group in Morton, Ill., changed to a team-based practice model to provide more efficient patient care, hiring advanced practice clinicians and allowing nurses to practice to their highest level of licensure. To free up time for physicians to see patients with complex needs, nurses handle basic medical issues, such as immunizations or sore throats, and registered nurse Mary Roberts says the approach helps her feel that she's making a difference.
Sulbrena Day began her career as a registered nurse in East St. Louis, Ill., and moved up the ranks to take on management jobs as she advanced her education. Recently appointed chief operating officer at Touchette Regional Hospital in Centreville, Day sees her job as leading the team to reach goals, navigating internal and external challenges and keeping up with technology.
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Nov. 4, 2017, Bloomington/Normal
ANA President Pam Cipriano and other speakers will be presenting at the ANA Membership Assembly. Five hours of CE will be provided. Watch for further announcements.