As nurses we strive to be able to deliver safe and efficient care every day. Our patients deserve the utmost attention throughout the most vulnerable times of their lives. After spending more than two decades in the fashion industry developing software systems, textile design and manufacturing, I found myself wanting to do more, so I went back to school to study nursing. I just celebrated my fourth year as a radiation oncology nurse at Maimonides Cancer Center, the only comprehensive cancer center in Brooklyn, NY.Read More
Imagine coming home at the end of the day, taking off your shoes, and finding that you had been walking with a pebble in your shoe all day long. As the pebble went unnoticed, it was allowed to wear away at the delicate skin on the bottom of your foot, creating a wound. Meredith Bassler designed a solution for her patients using everyday materials from the local pharmacy.Read More
MakerNurse is working to understand how nurses have been innovating and making for more than 100 years, and how best to nurture that creativity and ingenuity.
We want to empower nurses in bringing their ideas into realization. For ideas to go from napkin sketches into something we can hold in our hand they have to be made.Read More