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Nursing education: Six aspiring students awarded loans

“The loan helps remove the financial barriers for students and provides us with talented new nurses upon graduation."
SHN Staff 4 min read
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Rural nursing: What’s nice about small-town care

"You never know what’s going to come through your door next.”
SHN Staff 5 min read
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Former patient becomes nurse because of childhood care

Letter from one of her care givers provided inspiration. "I get to see patients over and over again and establish that connection."
Hannah Nieman 5 min read
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Celebrate all that oncology nurses do

To their patients, oncology nurses are: educators, advocates, confidants and much more.
Corinne Kompelien, RN, OCN 4 min read
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Nursing in a team environment: Ready for anything

The Sanford Medical Center Fargo towers above its surroundings. It’s one of the most technologically advanced medical centers in the nation. That includes the operating rooms where the staff is never sure what each day will bring. “Every day is a different day,” said Abby Saunders, R.N., a clinical care lead at the hospital, which […]
Shawn Neisteadt 3 min read
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Labor nurses bring calm to storm of new motherhood

Viral photo reminds mom of all the help she got while giving birth
Jacqueline Palfy 7 min read
Abdu Frederickson, a nursing assistant who will travel to Bangladesh

Nursing assistant travels to Bangladesh for medical mission

Abdu Frederickson, a nursing assistant at Sanford Health, will travel more than 7,500 miles next week from the Fargo-Moorhead area to Bangladesh to help at a clinic in a refugee camp. He along with others, including Sanford Health physician Mohamed Sanaullah, will make the Jan. 25 trip to help Rohingya refugees who have been driven […]
SHN Staff 1 min read