by Chaya Milikowsky Printed in The Jewish Press on 20 Iyyar 5780 – May 13, 2020 They don’t believe me when I say they need to be intubated, and soon. Their blood oxygen levels are dropping to dangerous levels in spite of maximum non-invasive support, and yet they often feel okay. They are scared of [...]
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May 08, 2020 Chaya Milikowsky, MS '10, AG/ACNP In addition to working as a Nurse Practitioner in the ICU at MedStar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney, Maryland, I am on the board of the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association (OJNA), an organization that aims to support the unique needs of its members and a member affiliate of [...]
By Alix Strauss May 15, 2020, The New York Times Yaakov Shereshevsky has been saying the Viduy, a Jewish prayer, for terminal Covid patients. “No one is meant to see so much death that quickly,” said Yaakov Shereshevsky, an I.C.U. nurse at N.Y.U. Langone Health, where the coronavirus outbreak has taken a heavy toll. [...]
By Naomi Kramer 13 Iyyar 5780 – May 6, 2020 All those in the medical field put themselves at risk every single day. Even before the novel coronavirus, on any given day we never knew what we were walking into. As a pediatric intensive care nurse for seven years, I have been in my fair [...]
Three female nurses working in U.S. hospitals reveal how their Judaism is helping them through the most challenging time of their professional livesBy Danielle Ziri , May 06, 2020 In the break room of the small Maryland community hospital where nurse Chaya Milikowsky works, a large painting depicts a tree standing in grass against a [...]
May 04, 2020 By SARA LEVINE Shevi Rosner is like many front-line health care workers around the world, who are risking their lives each day to save others during the Coronavirus pandemic. As an observant Jew, she also has the opportunity to make a Kiddush Hashem through the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association, where she [...]
By: Yaakov Shereshevsky Printed by the Jewish Press on 6 Iyyar 5780 – April 30, 2020 A month ago, I laughed about coronavirus – or as Facebook memes called it, the “WuFlu.” It was a world away, and it was never going to affect us here in the US of A. Today, I had actual, [...]
Editor’s note: In the coming weeks, The Jewish Press will run dispatches from nurses affiliated with the OJNA (Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association) who have been heroically caring for Covid-19 patients. By: Emily, BSN RN Printed by the Jewish Press on 29 Nisan 5780 – April 23, 2020 I walk through the double glass doors, [...]
American Nurses Association Announces the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association as its Newest Organizational Affiliateadmin2019-12-17T12:10:52-05:00
December 2019 The American Nurses Association (ANA) welcomes the Orthodox Jewish Nurses Association (OJNA) as the latest addition to its list of organizational affiliates. This will bring the total number of ANA’s partner organizations to 38. OJNA is an organization that aims to address professional issues related to Orthodox Jewish nurses and to serve the [...]