Posts Tagged: nursing

Striving for Excellence as a CRNA

Life as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is filled with challenge, opportunity, and reward – variability that makes each work day extremely worthwhile. Derek Reckard, a CRNA at UPMC Presbyterian, finds the high-volume excitement of working in a Level 1 Trauma Center to be thrilling for these very reasons. As is the case for… Read more »

Reflections from the Student Nurse Internship Program

Our 10-week Student Nurse Internship program offers soon-to-be graduate nurses excellent hands-on training in an engaging, dynamic atmosphere. For many, this program serves as the first chance to turn classroom knowledge into real-life application. With preceptors as guides, these interns quickly become highly-valued members of their nursing teams, and are given authority and opportunity to… Read more »

Love What You Do

For me, choosing a career was easy. I was told at an early age that if you love what you do for a living, you will never work a day in your life. That quote has always stuck with me. My grandmother was a nurse and took such great pride and passion in her work. As… Read more »