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.
The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $37,000 one-year grant to MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper’s Camden County Cancer Screening Project (CCCSP) to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early detection of breast cancer. It is the tenth year that the program has received funding from the Avon Foundation for Women to support its work on this important health issue, and in recognition of the program’s excellence. 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.