Nurse Saves Colleague’s Life with CPR

As a nurse for 33 years, Rina Yap, RN, BSN, was accustomed to all types of medical emergencies. But when she was called on to provide CPR to a colleague having a sudden cardiac arrest on the job, it was a new experience.

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Day in the life of a nurse

As part of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), we are celebrating those who are on the front line every day caring for children. We recently caught up with Kathryn Mikolic, a Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford .


School Nurses Make the Grade

School nurses can certainly help kids feel better. But can they also help kids do better in school? Packard Children’s studied the effects of putting health care back into schools, and found that—not surprisingly—better health leads to better grades.