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for Greenville: Life in the East Vol. Issue , Summer 2018
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The new Vidant Cancer Center tower in Greenville opened in March. The center features three relaxing healing gardens, which were designed and strategically situated near specialized sections of the tower as a place of respite for cancer patients and their families. The gardens also offer a retreat for the oncology nurses, creating a conducive environment for coming together and supporting one another.
Hillary Jarman is a R.N. Case Manager at Aseracare Hospice in Winterville. Jarman describes hospice as “comfort care” and focuses on celebrating patients’ lives, their accomplishments, the people they have touched and the seeds they have planted. In this article, Jarman discusses her experiences working in hospice and the types of elderly patients she has cared for.
Susan Willson Lally is a clinical instructor at the East Carolina University College of Nursing. Lally uses therapy dogs as a technique in holistic psychiatric nursing to help patients relax or cope with a chronic and mental illness.
Dr. Donna Lake is a clinical associate professor in the East Carolina University College of Nursing and Brody School of Medicine, and a retired Colonel in the United States Air Force Nurse Corps. After twenty-five years serving in the military, Lake works in the front lines of nursing to change the way health care providers are trained so that they work as a team. Currently, she is working on ways to help military nurses transition to academic faculty positions and to prepare nurses for hospital leadership.
The history of nursing in Greenville, North Carolina highlights the progression of the Vidant Medical Center and the East Carolina University College of Nursing. Vidant Medical Center began in 1923 as the Pitt Community Hospital, and currently serves as a medical hub for eastern North Carolina. The East Carolina University College of Nursing opened in 1960 and is one of the top producers of new nurses among North Carolina universities.