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  • Pediatric Nurse speaks up, exemplifies Trusted Care

    Trusted Care is a core component of Air Force medicine. There are nine principles, one of which is speaking up. This is a critical principle, as exemplified by attending pediatric nurse practitioner, Capt. Kelsey Pilcher, in the case of two newborns recently brought into her care.
  • Offutt Airman saves newborn minutes from death

    After severe weather left many with property damage, and even more without power, a patient missing an appointment might have been easily overlooked. But for Senior Airman Taylor Scherff, 55th Medical Group Pediatric Clinic medical technician, something didn’t sit right. She knew she couldn’t wait for the normal call-back to happen, so she took it upon herself to reach the family.
  • Wright-Patterson medical Airman named Trusted Care Hero

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio –  “I remember hearing something from my sergeant in tech school and it just clicked in my head right away,” Airman Justin Morris said, reflecting on working sick call one day as a dental assistant technician apprentice, preparing to go through a set of sterilized mouth mirrors as care providers worked their
  • First Lt. Carruth: Keesler’s Trusted Care Hero

    “My motto is, ‘if not me, then who else will’,” said 1st Lt. Clarissa Carruth, 81st Inpatient Operation Squadron clinical nurse. “I strive to continue to improve patient care practices and be a voice for the Airmen working the floor.” Carruth participated in the University of Portland Air Force ROTC program while obtaining her nursing degree in
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