Lauren Harmison is a 2009 graduate from the Associate of Science with a major in Nursing at IPFW. In 2014, Lauren started Camp PossAbility.
Guest writer: Andrew Working, SNI Officer
What’s better than spending the day seeing old specimens and skeletons, visiting a children’s hospital, and eating cheesecake? For SNI (Student Nurses of IPFW), nothing can top that! This April, SNI took its first trip to Indianapolis. We’d been planning the trip for quite some time with the hopes of getting away for the day and giving students an opportunity to experience something new. So, after much planning and organization, we loaded up and headed to Indy! Continue reading
Nurses often feel pressure to keep up with the fast paced nature that is the daily part of their work day. Because of this, new nurses can find it overwhelming to balance their work and personal lives, without experiencing burnout. Adjusting to the life of a nurse, while still maintaining a healthy work-life balance that allows nurses to provide patients with the best possible care, can be a challenge. Parkview Health, a local non-profit hospital in the Fort Wayne area, understands this all too well and has developed a program, in partnership with IPFW, that will work to support new nurses during this transition. Continue reading