Items Tagged ‘UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica’

Charting Your Own Course

October 4, 2019

Charting Your Own Course

By uclahealth uclahealth

“While you’re in labor, it’s like you’re in a cocoon with your family and nurse-midwife.  You’re charting your own course in your own world, comfortably and naturally,” says Carliegh Garcia, who is expecting her fourth child in December.   “The birth process for my first three – all delivered by UCLA nurse midwives – was very […]

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Tags: featured, labor & delivery, nurse midwife, nurse-midwife program, The BirthPlace, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA Nurse Midwives


UCLA Health Nurse-Midwives Program expands its services

October 4, 2019

UCLA Health Nurse-Midwives Program expands its services

By uclahealth uclahealth

The program provides routine well-woman check-ups in addition to pregnancy-related care The UCLA Health Nurse-Midwife Program, based at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, is expanding its services to provide well-woman health care – including annual checkups, Pap smears, and new birth control options – for women 35 and younger. To accommodate new well-woman patients as […]

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Tags: birth control, featured, gynecological services, nurse-midwife program, postpartum care, prenatal, The BirthPlace, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


Enjoying Stretch Break

September 19, 2019

Enjoying Stretch Break

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We’re getting out here and stretching our limbs a little bit, getting some fresh air,” enthuses Lauren Jordan, a nursing administrator at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “This is my first time coming to Stretch Breaks. It was really good. I liked it. It should be implemented in more workplaces. If you’re on a desk […]

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Tags: featured, Stretch Breaks, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


UCLA doctors where you may not expect them

September 16, 2019

UCLA doctors where you may not expect them

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In addition to the more than 180 primary and specialty care offices throughout the greater Los Angeles region, UCLA Health also has physicians who specialize in caring for hospitalized patients in 17 community facilities and counting. Here is what you need to know about our hospitalist program: Always call your primary care office first Unless […]

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Tags: Hospitalists, primary care, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, The Checkup, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, urgent care


Be Yourself, We Accept U

July 8, 2019

Be Yourself, We Accept U

By uclahealth uclahealth

“We are celebrating the choice of anybody can love whoever they want to love,” says Sharon Reyes, a volunteer from UCLA Health who works in the department of dermatology at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “We are at PRIDE, celebrating love. It’s really important that UCLA Health be at PRIDE because it lets people know […]

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Tags: community engagement, dermatology, featured, LGBTQ, LGBTQ community, Pride parade, UCLA Gender Health, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, volunteer


Blessing of Hands

June 27, 2019

Blessing of Hands

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“We are trying to do a blessing onto those who are being a blessing to our patients,”says Roland Perkins, a chaplain at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “We are doing a blessing of the hands for Nurses Week. I tailor a blessing towards what people were doing or what their specialty is. I want the […]

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Tags: chaplain, nurses, nurses week, spiritual care, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


June 24, 2019

Revision Bi-Lateral Hernia Surgery with Mesh Removal

By JoeC JoeC

I had revision bi-lateral hernia surgery with mesh removal performed by Dr. David Chen at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, in February 2019 with an overnight stay. The entire experience from Admissions through discharge was excellent. I cannot give enough praise to everyone who was part of my care, including the exceptional work of Dr. […]

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Tags: Dr. David Chen, hernia surgery, patient stories, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


June 6, 2019

Melissa P.

By gmasgras gmasgras

My RN Melissa Palan was wonderful! Melissa made a positive difference in my stay at UCLA SM, she was knowledgeable, very helpful, positive, cheerful, and very caring. I would hope there would be more nurses like Melissa, By: Patricia H.

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Tags: care compliment, nurses & staff, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA nurses


June 5, 2019

Bethlehem C.

By gmasgras gmasgras

Dr. Churnet provided exceptional care to my mom. I really appreciate her clear way of explaining things. We also found her to be very compassionate and genuinely concerned. Thank you very much. Sincerely, Gay By: Gay M.

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Tags: Bethlehem Churnet MD, care compliment, ER, hospitalist, internal medicine, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica


June 5, 2019

Ebiowei O., nurse, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica

By gmasgras gmasgras

Ebiowei provided outstanding care to my mom. He has a very positive and reassuring interpersonal style. Thank you very much. By: Gay M.

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Tags: care compliment, nurses & staff, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA nurses