nursing

Career fair gets NDSU healthcare students ready for the workforce

"It's very exciting for graduation that we need to get out there right away and be a help of others and help out in our hospitals."

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota State University students looking for a career in healthcare had the opportunity to make connections at the Fargodome. With the COVID-19 pandemic placing a major strain on the healthcare system, students looking to get into a medical profession are being highly sought after by employers. “In healthcare right now there’s really a high need…

Sanford Health praises nursing staff for their work during pandemic

Sanford VP says nurses have been dedicated to providing care

FARGO, N.D.-  Sanford Health is continuing to support its nurses through the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s having ambulatory staff pitch in, cutting back on surgeries & bringing in traveling nurses. This is in an effort to get the nurses some time off. In early November, Governor Doug Burgum said nurses who are positive and asymptomatic can continue working in the COVID-19…

UND student shares experience with contact tracing in a state where COVID-19 is surging

Kailee Leingang has shifted from identifying close contacts to being a case investigator.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Like many pursuing a career in the medical field, University of North Dakota nursing student, Kailee Leingang, felt compelled to do her part once the COVID-19 pandemic began. “I wanted to do as much as I could, but I knew that I didn’t have the license to do everything I wanted to do,” Leingang said. “If…

NDSU And Essentia To Provide Nurse Practitioners To Rural Clinics Thanks To $1.5 Million Grant

The first group of NDSU newly graduated family nurse practitioners will begin their residency in the fall

FARGO, ND — A federally-funded grant award over the next four years will allow NDSU and Essentia Health to provide a doctor of nursing practice residency program to serve rural clinics. The first group of NDSU newly graduated family nurse practitioners will begin their residency in the fall. You do not need to be an NDSU graduate to take part…

NDSU Nursing Student and Veteran Receives Scholarship from Sanford

The Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship is worth $5,000

FARGO, N.D. — One nursing student at NDSU got quite the surprise in class this morning. Ashley Laine received the Sanford Health Military and Veteran Scholarship worth $5,000. Recipients are picked based on leadership, character, academics, and community service. Laine is a network warfare analyst and staff sergeant for the Air National Guard in Fargo. She has been on the Dean’s…

Detective at Center of Controversial Arrest of Nurse is Asking to Keep His Job

Payne's attorney argues while the detective could have handled things better, it should not end with his termination.

  SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — It was the viral video that shocked the health care world. The detective at the center of the controversial arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to do a blood draw on an unconscious patient is begging to keep his job. Salt Lake City detective Jeff Payne has been on administrative leave since police…

Nursing Program That Was In Jeopardy Is Safe For Now

Sanford Officials Reach Deal With State Lawmakers

BISMARCK, N.D. – Sanford Health has renegotiated a contract to keep a nursing program open in Bismarck. The action comes after legislators introduced an amendment in the higher education budget that would not allow any state money or private funds to be spent on the program. NDSU took over the program three years ago but lawmakers have not been happy…

Sanford Health To Keep Nursing Program in Bismarck Open

The action comes after legislators introduced an amendment in the higher education budget that would not allow any state money or private funds to be spent on the program.

Sanford Health has renegotiated a contract to keep a nursing program open in Bismarck. The action comes after legislators introduced an amendment in the higher education budget that would not allow any state money or private funds to be spent on the program. NDSU took over the program three years ago but lawmakers have not been happy with the deal….