Nurses at Speare Memorial Hospital are professionals dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to patients and their families. As integral members of Speare’s healthcare team, SMH Nurses lead quality projects and evidence-based initiatives to ensure the best patient experience.
Speare SIM Lab: Learning Together…While Giving Back
After serving as a clinical training site for Plymouth State University (PSU) nursing students for nearly a decade, Speare and PSU embarked upon a new training opportunity this year.
PSU nursing students learn first-hand how to access and triage patients in the school’s state-of-the-art simulation lab, working with students who are trained to act out specific symptoms and problems. Click Here to continue reading.
OB Nurses Build Relationships
Speare obstetric nurses are committed to teaching and working with women at all stages of pregnancy and those early weeks of motherhood – both in the classroom and one-on-one. The birthing suite is staffed 24 hours a day to respond to questions and concerns from new parents.
Programs offered include:
Childbirth Education • Childbirth Refresher • Car Seats for Kids • Breastfeeding Support • Newborn CPR
Speare Trains & Hires High School LNAs
Speare Trains & Hires High School LNAs Speare and PRHS have been working together since their licensed nursing assistant (LNA) program began 15 years ago. Click here for the full story.
School Nurses: a Shared Support
From stomach bugs to caring hugs, Speare nurses are at the frontline, keeping our children safe and healthy.
Employed by Speare, school nurses work in eight local schools and live in the communities we serve. Having these qualified community members charged with caring for the children in our neighborhoods is what makes the Speare/SAU 48 school nurse partnership so strong. Click here for the full story.
Plymouth State University Nursing Students Gain Valuable Experience at Speare
Speare has had a very progressive relationship with PSU since its BSN nursing program started in 2011. Speare nurses have served as preceptors for several senior nursing students, supporting them as they transition from the classroom to the hospital setting. Nursing students who have been hired by Speare have been wonderful assets, with some progressing to leadership roles within their departments