Nursing

8th Annual Nursing Faculty Breakfast a Success

8th Annual Nursing Faculty Breakfast a Success

To celebrate all the initiatives around nursing education and community partnerships, leadership hosted our 8th Annual Nursing Faculty Networking Breakfast on August 11 at the Infirmary. More than 75 of our leaders along with representatives from Arkansas nursing schools attended the breakfast. It provided an opportunity to reach out to local nursing schools and thank […]






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Senior Leadership Celebrates Magnet Re-Accreditation Team

Senior Leadership Celebrates Magnet Re-Accreditation Team

Senior leadership hosted a small celebration to recognize everyone who has contributed to the Magnet Re-Accreditation process. Contributors include nurse leaders, administration and many other coworkers from across the system. The review of the re-accreditation documents takes approximately four months until we are notified of moving forward to having a site visit. Kathy Neely was also […]






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Welcome Nancy Brown as the New Chief Nursing Executive

Welcome Nancy Brown as the New Chief Nursing Executive

We are excited to announce Nancy Brown, RN BSN MNSc, as chief nursing executive for CHI St. Vincent and vice president of Patient Care Services for at Infirmary, North and Morrilton. Nancy joins us after a long and successful career as the chief nursing officer at Norman Regional Health System (NRHS) in Norman, Okla., where […]






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Morrilton Pathway to Excellence® Update

Morrilton Pathway to Excellence® Update

CHI St. Vincent Morrilton is one step closer in its goal to achieve Pathway to Excellence® re-designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)! On June 1, 2017, Morrilton nurses submitted the documentation required to substantiate the re-designation of Morrilton as a Pathway to Excellence hospital. On July 31st, we received notification that our written […]






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Journal Club Luncheon

Journal Club Luncheon

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 St Vincent de Paul Room Thursday, Sept 14, 2017 St Vincent de Paul Room Thursday Oct 12, 2017 St. Vincent de Paul Room Thursday Nov 9, 2017 St. Vincent de Paul Room 1230-1330  (Lunch will be provided) 1 Contact hour of continuing education credit will be given Articles are available on the […]

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Welcome Nisa Trenthem as the New RN Resident Program Manager

Welcome Nisa Trenthem as the New RN Resident Program Manager

The Clinical Education Department welcomes Nisa Trenthem, MNSc NE-BC RN, as the new manager for our RN Resident Program (RNRP). Nisa started her nursing career in 2001 as a staff nurse in the emergency department at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, TN. She moved to Arkansas in 2005 and has worked in several hospitals in […]






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Arkansas Heart Association Skills Check-off  Completion at Infirmary

Arkansas Heart Association Skills Check-off Completion at Infirmary

Complete your skills check-off for BLS/ACLS /PALS using the self-guided hands-on skills option. Complete the hands-on skills Fill out the Skills Check-off Completion Roster You will be notified when your card is ready for you to pick up Take a copy of your card to Human Resources After completion of the online portion of your […]






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Kayla Ammons, RN, Recognized as a Service Hero at North

Kayla Ammons, RN, Recognized as a Service Hero at North

Congratulations to Kayla Ammons, RN, for being recognized as a Service Hero at North. She put our values into action by demonstrating COMPASSION for her patients and EXCELLENCE toward her coworkers. Read a snip from her nomination: Kayla is always smiling.  She always has a good attitude and is always willing to help her coworkers. […]






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Tessie Bell Celebrates 50 Years at Infirmary

Tessie Bell Celebrates 50 Years at Infirmary

Tessie Bell has been a general surgery nurse at CHI St. Vincent since 1967. She was thoroughly surprised on her 50th work anniversary when her coworkers threw her a party. KARK 4 News even stopped by to interview her. Here’s a snip of what she had to say: “The difference now is things are a lot […]






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Jan Frith, RN, Tap Dances Her Way to Retirement

Jan Frith, RN, Tap Dances Her Way to Retirement

Jan Frith, RN, is retiring after 45 years. She worked her last day in Surgery Holding at the Infirmary, wearing a tutu. Her patients and coworkers will always remember the fun atmosphere she provided by tap dancing for them on their birthdays. She will be greatly missed. Jan wrote a poem about her years at the Infirmary: This poem to […]






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