Charlotte Olson decided before Christmas 2016 that she would like to do some kind of service project to help others. Inspired by the national Reach Out and Read program, Charlotte decided to collect books and donate them for hospitalized children at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper University Health Care. Charlotte’s goal was to collect 1,000 books. She started by telling friends and neighbors and placed a large box on her family’s front porch. Read more.
The Trauma Center at Cooper University Health Care recently purchased $10,000 worth of tourniquets which will be distributed to all officers in the Camden County Police Department in conjunction with specialized bleeding control training they received from Cooper’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team.
Cooper University Health Care was among a select group of hospitals nationwide recognized for raising organ and tissue donation awareness in a national campaign sponsored by the U.S. Read more.
(Camden, NJ) — Cooper University Health Care recently recognized Caitlin Oshea, RN, of Garnet Valley, Delaware County, Pennsylvania with the DAISY Award for providing exceptional nursing care.
Caitlin, a nurse on Cooper’s Progressive Care Unit, was nominated by the wife of a patient who described her as very caring, empathetic, and supportive. “Caitlin showed extraordinary compassion,” the patient’s wife said. “I felt good knowing she was taking care of him, she went above and beyond to give him his dignity back.”
The DAISY Award, established by The DAISY Foundation, is an international program that celebrates the extraordinary care given by nurses every day. Read more.
We sat down with Jeffrey P. Carpenter, MD, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Vice President of Perioperative Services at Cooper, to talk about his recent feature in New Jersey Monthly and learn more about Nellix, a minimally invasive, life-saving device for treating abdominal aortic aneurysms.