Julie Westrick

Clinical Education Specialist • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) • Registered Nurse (RN) • Inpatient Obstetrics Certified (C-OB) • Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certified (C-EFM) Julie Westrick brings extensive experience in women's & children's care to our clinical team and a passion for inspiring nurses and improving patient care.

Recent Posts

The Value of Positive Distraction During Lengthy Stays

February 26, 2019
As a nurse, I have often asked myself, “what can I do to make my patients’ stay more comfortable?”  This becomes even more important for those experiencing a long hospital stay.[...]

Technology on the Rise: My Experience at the 2018 ANCC Magnet Conference

November 2, 2018
Last week I, along with over 10,000 other nurses, had the privilege to attend the 2018 ANCC Magnet Conference.  What sets this event apart from other conferences is the opportunity to learn from other nurses. The presenters are experienced healthcare staff who have made a difference in patient outcomes. These individuals, often bedside [...]

Mom and Baby Education Should Be More Than Paperwork

September 10, 2018
Discharge from the hospital with a new baby is an exciting, but also scary time for new parents. Not only are they going home to care for a newborn without the safety net of the hospital staff who guided them through the first few days, they also need to be aware of potential postpartum complications for new mother. The education a family [...]

Making Patient Portals More Beneficial

July 12, 2018
Most healthcare facilities and providers are offering a patient portal1 for secure online access to personal health information. These portals usually have information about recent doctor visits, medications, immunizations, allergies, and lab results. They may also provide secure messaging with providers, the ability to refill prescriptions [...]
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