Posts Categorized: Nursing

Student Nurse Q&A: Lessons from the Hospital & Classroom

Being a full-time student is hard work. For many students, the thought of pursuing a degree while also working a job to gain experience or to secure financial stability can seem a little overwhelming. But these students from UPMC Schools of Nursing have proven that managing schoolwork while also providing quality care to patients can… Read more »

Actions Speak Louder Than Words – UPMC’s Student Nurse Internship

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At UPMC, our patients are our top priority. Our nurses may be busy administering medication and juggling their schedules, but our true focus is building relationships with each patient and showing them that we will go above and beyond for their care. UPMC’s Student Nurse Internship program allows nursing students to witness the high quality… Read more »

To Teach and Empower: My Role as a Home Health Nurse

Most types of nursing involve similar responsibilities — monitoring patients’ conditions, administering medications, maintaining records, and educating patients and their families. But for home health nurses, those responsibilities are paired with a unique challenge and opportunity: visiting patients in their homes and caring for them independently. To be a home health nurse, you’re called upon… Read more »