The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Nicole Blaser

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, February 2019 It was just supposed to be an afterschool job – but it would lead to a career. Nicole Blaser, MSN, RN, was just 15 when she started working in the medical records department… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Nicole Blaser

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Sue Deyke

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2018 Sue Deyke’s career in nursing started with a little help from a friend. Like many teenagers, Deyke went to college not really knowing what she wanted to do. She knew she wanted something in math… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Sue Deyke

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Kimberly Eisenmann

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2018 For Kimberly Eisenmann, RN, BSN, nursing was an obvious career choice because it combined two of the things she loved. “I just really liked the science of medicine and working with people,” she said. “That’s what got… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Kimberly Eisenmann

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Korie Whitmore

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, November 2018 It all started with a summer job. While she was growing up in Shelby, Nebraska, Korie Whitmore, RN, had planned to become an elementary school teacher. Then a summer job in high school changed Whitmore’s career… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Korie Whitmore

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Dona J. Kudron

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, October 2018 Dona J. Kudron, BSN, RN, knew what she wanted to do, right from the start. “I was a born caregiver – I knew that I always wanted to take care of people,” she said. Now, as… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Dona J. Kudron

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Janet Loseke

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, September 2018 Janet Loseke knows what she likes – working with patients. Loseke has worked at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) since 1973. During that time, she’s worked in various CCH departments before becoming director of acute care, intensive care and… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Janet Loseke

The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Jill Janssen

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, August 2018 For Jill Janssen, RN, it all started when she was 17 years old. That’s when Janssen’s younger sister was born three months premature, weighing only 1 lb. 11 oz. “It made a huge impact on… Continue reading The Importance of Caring: My Journey into Nursing – Jill Janssen