Articles tagged with "nursing"
Nursing robots breathe, talk and give birth
When students walk into the College of the Mainland nursing simulation lab, they hear a piercing newborn cry – but no baby is in sight.
COM LVN program ranked in top 20 in Texas
At 17, Jael Rivera watched as her grandmother had a massive heart attack.
Vocational nursing students awarded
After completing the rigorous College of the Mainland Licensed Vocational Nursing Program, Karen Newkirk, of Hitchcock, won the Outstanding Student Award, and Jael Rivera, of Texas City, earned the Outstanding Clinical Student Award.
COM student named Coca-Cola scholar
College of the Mainland student Taylor Hollenshead has been selected as a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar for outstanding academic achievement and leadership potential.
Jump into action as nurse, detective or welder at COM summer camps
High school students can investigate a crime scene, explore firefighting or learn about health care fields during hands-on career explorations camps this summer.
LVN students overcome loss, challenges to excel
Two students who overcame challenges were recently awarded at the College of the Mainland Vocational Nursing Program pinning ceremony.
From China to clinicals, COM student pursues nursing dream
Traveling from China to the U.S. for college, Chang Wang, of Katy, remembers her first day in nursing class.
Despite loss, COM graduate excels in intermediate care
Vanessa Godfrey remembers the moment she knew she was supposed to be a nurse.
Outstanding COM nursing graduates honored
Among the 71 students graduating from the College of the Mainland Associate Degree Nursing Program this year, four stood out.
After motorcyclist crashes, COM student steps in
En route to Kemah on Highway 146 April 28, Felix DeLeon, of Texas City, watched as a motorcyclist slammed into a truck and flew off his motorcycle.
Mainland Medical Auxiliary donates $20,100 for COM scholarships
Nursing students face many pressures – class assignments, labs, work and often family responsibilities. Thanks to the Mainland Medical Auxiliary, students in the College of the Mainland nursing programs are assisted with one stressor: finances.
COM named Mother-Friendly Silver Site
A cozy space graced with photos of sleeping infants is now available for COM nursing mothers.
New COM nursing scholarship established
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Jere Hammer, College of the Mainland director of nursing, COM students pursuing nursing will soon have another scholarship option.
Robotic man, clinical rotations and lab sessions at COM prepare future registered nurses
In the College of the Mainland Associate Degree Nursing program, preparation for providing compassionate care does not begin with a textbook.
COM nursing grads inspire classmates
For the 36 almost-graduates of the College of the Mainland Associate Degree Nursing Program, the end is in sight.
COM clinicals student alerts staff to stroke victim
A routine day of clinicals quickly became an emergency for College of the Mainland graduate Mark White and his classmates.
COM receives nursing grant for robotic patient, lab
College of the Mainland will purchase another SIM Man, a computerized manikin that can talk, breathe and respond to students' treatments, through a Nursing Innovation Grant.
COM grad treats littlest patients
The rewards of work for Wesley Kuykendall are measured in the smiles on the faces of the children he treats.
Medela donates supplies for nursing mom room at COM
While a new baby becomes every mom’s priority, many mothers also remain students and employees.
For COM LVN students of the year, loss inspires compassion
Hospitals formed the backdrop of much of Stephanie Macaluso’s life.
Nursing fair open to public
Discover how COM’s nursing programs can help you achieve your goals during a presentation Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. in the COM Technical-Vocational Building Room 1101.
COM's Nursing Program open for enrollment
Prepare for a life-saving career as a registered nurse in College of the Mainland’s Associate Degree Nursing Program, open for applications for the spring 2015 semester through Aug. 15 at 5 p.m.
Nursing students win awards
Empathy, endurance, patience and dedication are just some of the qualities demonstrated by Marcella Brizuela, Sandra Fields, Kelli Thompson, and Rachel Witte, winners of College of the Mainland's (COM) nursing student awards.
Top nursing graduates change careers, win awards
A former restaurant manager, certified nurse and two stay-at-home moms demonstrated it’s never too late to pursue your dreams as they received awards for excellence in nursing during College of the Mainland’s associate degree nursing program pinning ceremony.
Nursing grad finds niche
Maegan Koster, registered nurse and College of the Mainland graduate, has found her dream job—working with women experiencing a difficult pregnancy in the antepartum unit at Clear Lake Regional Hospital.
Nursing program offers fresh start for grads
Elizabeth Landin, University of Texas Medical Branch patient care facilitator, was working as a bookkeeper when she decided that she was ready for a change.
COM excellence in nursing students awarded
Inserting IVs, dispensing medicine and calming nervous patients were all part of a 12-hour day’s work during clinicals for Kyle Tice and Kathy Maxey, winners of the College of the Mainland vocational nursing student awards.
Nursing students to present projects
Accessing and understanding up-to-the-minute research is vital for future nurses.
COM receives $35,000 for scholarships
As a demonstration of its longstanding support for College of the Mainland nursing programs, Mainland Medical Auxiliary has donated $35,000 to fund scholarships for nursing students at COM.