Registered Nurse

School nurse ranks thin in Santa Rosa

School nurse ranks thin in Santa Rosa

By most measures the quality of health care in Santa Rosa public schools is high, but that’s despite a relatively low ratio of registered nurses to the rising student population. In a diplomatically worded report to the county school board earlier this month, Leslie Adams, the district’s nursing coordinator under the Florida Department of Health, […]

Healing local wounds

Any given day Shawna Garito gets a photo of a wound sent to her by her friends. In-grown hairs, abrasions and other less-than-appealing images sent to her, typically with questions about what to do next. But Garito doesn’t mind. “I like wounds because I like seeing them get better. I like seeing how coordinating the […]

Remote Area Medical Clinic in need of volunteers

Remote Area Medical Clinic in need of volunteers

Katrina Snider first learned about Remote Area Medical Clinics last June when she volunteered at one in Tennessee. “My dad introduced me to it because he had volunteered at one,” said Snider, an RN at Baptist Medical Center in Pensacola. “After volunteering, I saw how many people were affected by it. I wanted to pursue […]