Guardian Nurses in Action

A Life-Changing Newscast

A Life-Changing Newscast

One fateful night, Michelle Agnese MSN, RN, was watching the local news and saw something that could give her patient a new lease on life! Nurse Agnese, who is the Guardian Nurses Mobile Care Coordinator for RWDSU/UFCW Local 338, had been working with a patient in his...

Guardian Nurses in Action: Coming Home After a Stroke

Guardian Nurses in Action: Coming Home After a Stroke

After lengthy and complex hospital or rehab stays, follow-up care is exceedingly important. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for patients and their families to head home without a full understanding of what they are supposed to do next. Guardian Nurses Mobile Care...

Guardian Nurses in Action: When a Patient is Profiled

Guardian Nurses in Action: When a Patient is Profiled

Samantha Salerno, RN, BSN, needed to step in when her patient’s treatment was delayed simply because his doctors and nurses made assumptions based on his appearance. The Guardian Nurses Mobile Care Coordinator describes the patient as a “younger guy, a dad, who looks...

Guardian Nurses in Action: Men Get Breast Cancer, Too!

Guardian Nurses in Action: Men Get Breast Cancer, Too!

While men account for less than 1% of breast cancer diagnoses, 1 in 833 men will get breast cancer at some point during their lives. Guardian Nurses Nurse Advocate Charlotte Jaroma, BSN, RN, recently shared her brother’s story on the Lighting Your Way Podcast to...

Guardian Nurses in Action: Fighting the Good Fight

Guardian Nurses in Action: Fighting the Good Fight

Guardian Nurses Nurse Advocate Monica Nash, RN, BSN, has been working with a patient and his family to ensure that he continues to get the therapies he needs — despite reaching the original limit allowed by his insurance company. After a serious bike accident, a young...

Guardian Nurses in Action: An Unusual Diagnosis

Guardian Nurses in Action: An Unusual Diagnosis

Guardian Nurses Mobile Care Coordinator Stephanie McCool, BSN, RN, recently worked with a patient who went through quite a rollercoaster ride on his way to a diagnosis. If it hadn’t been for the persistence of his family, he might have been suffering from...