Items Tagged ‘nurse’

'Couldn't Have Asked For Better'

July 11, 2019

‘Couldn’t Have Asked For Better’

By uclahealth uclahealth

“My mom was a nurse, and she was the one who inspired me to go into the profession,” says Charmaine Platon, a clinical nurse in the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. “I was always interested in the mind and managing the mind. I thought psych was the best of both worlds because I get to […]

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Tags: emotional health, featured, nurse, psychiatric, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA


Helping Parents Succeed

August 28, 2018

Helping Parents Succeed

By uclahealth uclahealth

“I have the greatest job in the world,” says Carolina Marvin, a labor and delivery nurse at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I get to be a part of the creation of a family or I get to be part of the addition to a family, and it’s just the most beautiful moment in somebody’s […]

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Tags: Carolina Marvin, labor and delivery, labor and delivery nurse, new parent, nurse, OBGYN, parents, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Flu shot tips from a nurse

October 20, 2017

Flu shot tips from a nurse

By Amy Albin amyalbin

Feeling squeamish about getting your annual flu shot? We asked an expert for some advice in making the uncomfortable experience a little bit easier. Nurse Janet Li-Tall has given thousands of flu shots in her 11 years working at the Occupational Health department of UCLA Health. She likes giving them because it protects the staff […]

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Tags: flu shot, flu vaccination, Flu vaccine, immunization, nurse, nursing, Occupational Health, seasonal flu


Care everywhere

July 21, 2017

Care everywhere

By uclahealth uclahealth

“Care everywhere is our goal at UCLA,” says Latreva Zimmons, a clinic supervisor at UCLA Health Pediatrics in West Los Angeles. “Our clinic is just pediatrics. We have five doctors on board, and we see patients from birth all the way to 20 years of age. We service a lot of our UCLA staff, but […]

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Tags: featured, It Begins With U, nurse, paramedic, pediatrics, People of UCLA Health, registered nurse license, UCLA Health Pediatrics in West Los Angeles