Nurse travels despite bad weather to save lives

Some people can’t simply stay home when the weather and the roads get rough. Essential personnel have to show up.

Nurse Andy Diaz Gonzalez works at the Sanford Hospital in Bismarck. She wakes up every morning around 3 to get her workout in, then starts work around

By |2019-12-16T13:36:27-06:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: News|

Berger Named DSU’s Nurse Educator of the Year

Erin Berger, assistant professor of nursing, was recently named Dickinson State University’s (DSU) 2020 Nurse Educator of the Year. The award was developed by the Nursing Students’ Association (NSA) of North Dakota, a pre-professional student-run organization comprised of nursing students from institutions across the state, to recognize outstanding nurse educators and to stimulate interest in the

By |2019-12-16T13:37:54-06:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: News|

Jamestown Workplace Culture Focus Groups this Friday!

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!

We are working on improving North Dakota’s nursing workplace culture in order to help recruit and retain more nurses. Results will be used to determine new strategies and to also develop a system to designate health care facilities with healthy nursing workforce culture.

Focus

By |2019-12-02T10:02:17-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|

Center for Rural Health hosts camp for students

Rural health clinics are struggling to stay fully staffed. Some clinics are partnering with the Center for Rural Health to start recruiting the youngest generation.

North Dakota is experiencing its lowest unemployment rate since the 1990s, according to the latest
By |2019-12-16T13:45:13-06:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: News|

Registered nurses in high demand

Registered nursing ranks second highest in the state in terms of jobs that need to be filled, right behind truck drivers and before fast-food workers. So, how is Sakakawea Medical Center in Hazen is dealing with the shortage?

“We just all have to pitch in and help

By |2019-12-16T13:41:53-06:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: News|

New Nonprofit Raising Infertility Awareness

Tara Brandner has been working for years on including infertility insurance coverage in health care plans.

She said many couples struggling with infertility feel alone. However, that’s not the case. She said recent statistics show 1 in 6 North Dakotan’s have infertility issues, which equals more than

By |2019-12-16T13:42:48-06:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: News|

BSC receives $247K grant from USDA for nursing education

Bismarck State College has seen enrollment rise in their nursing program since they built their new building.

But they were running into problems reaching out to nursing students in rural communities.

Recently, BSC received a grant that would help rural students receive the education they need for the

By |2019-12-16T13:43:59-06:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: News|