Evangelical Community Hospital Granted Funds for Two Major Programs
Evangelical Community Hospital was recently awarded a grant of $38,500 from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP). The funds are designated for recent renovations to The Family Place, Evangelical’s obstetrics unit, and for support of the Financial Assistance Program.
Penn College Students Get First-Hand Practice With Evangelical Surgeons
Evangelical Community Hospital held its annual Surgical Skills workshop for 27 Physician Assistant students from Penn College on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. The students rotated through hands-on workshops demonstrated by surgeons, OR Nurses, and Clinical Operations Assistants associated with Evangelical Community Hospital.
Evangelical Community Hospital Hosts Annual High School Internship Program
According to the American Association of Colleges of nursing, the United States is projected to experience a shortage of Registered Nurses (RNs) that is expected to intensify as Baby Boomers age and the need for health care grows. Compounding the problem is the fact that nursing schools across the country are struggling to expand capacity to meet the rising demand for care given the national move toward healthcare reform.
Pioneer in Sexual Assault Program at Evangelical Receives Governor’s Pathfinder Award
Twenty years ago, victims of sexual assault found an ally in Evangelical Community Hospital thanks to the dedication and motivation of Emergency Room nurse, Darlene Rowe. Forming the first-ever Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program in the state of Pennsylvania, Rowe and Evangelical made sure victims received the medical and psychological care they needed while at the same time assisting law enforcement in their ability to prosecute the offenders.
Evangelical Invites Golfers and Sponsors to Take Part in 28th Golf Classic Event
Evangelical Community Hospital will host its 28th Golf Classic Event on Friday, August 15, 2014 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club. Morning and afternoon shotgun starts are available at 8 am and 1:30 pm. Entry fee for each golfer is $125 and includes green fees, golf cart, buffet lunch, and refreshments on the course. A light breakfast and dinner will also be provided.