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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey join Newark Public Schools (NPS) to host Annual NPS Nurse Competency Training Day

Mary Koch, Director of Nursing Education, Newark Beth Israel and Children's Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ); Darrell K. Terry, Sr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Newark Beth Israel and CHoNJ; Mildred C. Crump, City Council President; Dr. Marguerite Leuze, Director of Health Services and Nursing, Newark Board of Education; and Lorraine Borek, MSN, District Nursing Supervisor, Newark Public Schools
Mary Koch, Director of Nursing Education, Newark Beth Israel and Children's Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ); Darrell K. Terry, Sr., President and Chief Executive Officer, Newark Beth Israel and CHoNJ; Mildred C. Crump, City Council President; Dr. Marguerite Leuze, Director of Health Services and Nursing, Newark Board of Education; and Lorraine Borek, MSN, District Nursing Supervisor, Newark Public Schools

Newark, NJ (January 30) – Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey host annual Newark Public Schools (NPS) Nurse Competency Training Day and join Newark Public School officials to honor City Council President Mildred C. Crump for her dedication to Newark's youth. Newark Beth Israel renamed the day in honor of the city's municipal council president, it is now: “Mildred C. Crump Nurses Training Day at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey”. Approximately 125 nurses attended the training where they took part in a number of simulations and lectures on a wide array of topics including, CPR and emergency response training, catheterization training, ventilator support skills, diabetes management, behavioral health care, allergies and skin care, and immobility transfers, to name a few.

Newark Public School nurses take a refresher course on CPR and emergency response techniques during NPS Nurse Competency Training Day at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey.
Newark Public School nurses take a refresher course on CPR and emergency response techniques during NPS Nurse Competency Training Day at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children's Hospital of New Jersey.

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, is a 665-bed regional care teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care. Newark Beth Israel is home to one of the nation’s top ten heart transplant centers, which has performed more than 1,000 heart transplants; RWJBarnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs complex cardiac valve procedures, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs). Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is also home to Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ), which cares for children from birth through adolescence, with more than 30 specialized pediatric services including New Jersey’s largest Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; and the Children’s Heart Center that offers a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. The Newark Beth Israel robotic surgery program is the most experienced in northern New Jersey. RWJBarnabas Health and The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center - brings a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials. Newark Beth Israel also offers many preventive health programs that promote wellness in the community, including The Beth Greenhouse, which provides access to fresh produce and health and wellness education to local residents.

Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ), located at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, cares for children from birth through adolescence, with more than 30 specialized pediatric services including New Jersey’s largest Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; and the Children’s Heart Center that offers a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. Children’s Hospital of New Jersey also includes a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and a Level IV Regional Perinatal Center that offers New Jersey’s only Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) therapy; and the highest level of intensive care for both mothers and newborns.

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