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Fargo ICU specialist is resource for ICU, COVID-19 nurses

In stressful situations, Alexis Braun leads nurses with her calming demeanor
Simon Floss 7 min read
Kacie Kula, RN, smiles and holds plaques that say "The DAISY Award for Nursing Excellence"

Family thanks nurse for father’s end-of-life care

Good Samaritan Society's Kacie Kula, RN, treats residents like family
Aubrey Gilbert 4 min read
A Sanford AirMed helicopter sits on a tarmac with clouds in the sky behind it

Sanford AirMed flies to save lives in summer traumas, more

Flight crews ready to care for everyone from accident victims to NICU babies
Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read
Luke Simmons, standing in full PPE and his work uniform, poses with his dad Jerry (seated and in face mask).

Father and son connect at Good Samaritan Sioux Falls Village

Both men followed similar paths working in health care
Aubrey Gilbert 6 min read
Stephanie Tegtmeier, paramedic, stands by an ambulance in a face mask and paper gown. The graphics on the side of the ambulance in blue and white say F-M AMBULANCE and SANFORD HEALTH.

COVID-19 FAQs: Is it safe to call 911?

Yes, health systems and EMS crews are well prepared to keep the community safe
Christen Rennich 4 min read
High school students suit up in PPE to watch a simulated surgery, while medical personnel explain their roles during a Sanford MedX class

Sanford MedX gives teens close look at hospital roles

Program introduces the wide variety of jobs available in health care field
Jane Thaden Lawson 15 min read
Rochelle Rindels and Courtney Collen sit facing each other in lounge chairs during a Facebook Live broadcast at the Good Samaritan Society National Campus.

COVID-19 Q&A: Nursing leader on caregiver, resident safety

Good Samaritan Society makes phased reopening plans for residents and visitors
Courtney Collen 4 min read
LPN Courtney Caspers sits in an examination room with a face mask on. Caspers has gone through a training program to help with surge efforts.

Sanford LPN steps up for training to help during surge

Courtney Caspers is ready to shift from clinic to hospital duties if needed
Jane Thaden Lawson 6 min read
A blurred image of a hospital hallway to illustrate a story about upskilling

COVID-19 FAQs: Cross-training nurses, nonclinical workers

Sanford Health's upskilling program shifts employees to areas of greater need
Jane Thaden Lawson 7 min read

Pandemic adds special reason to say ‘thank you’ to nurses

Nurses Week offers opportunity to recognize 'what nurses are doing every day'
Simon Floss 8 min read