Connecting with the Newly Diagnosed Patient

By Lori Gudat RN, FNP-C, CDE
VMS BioMarketing Clinical Nurse Educator

When meeting with newly diagnosed patients for the first time, it is very important to first assess where they are emotionally. If patients have fears about the diagnosis or...


Healthy Living – Why is Proper Nutrition so Important?

By Liza Maricle, BSN, RN
VMS BioMarketing Supervisor, Clinical Support

For many, gone are the days of sitting around the table to a fresh home-cooked meal. Due to the high demands on our time, rushing here and there, many individuals and...


10 Things Most People Don’t Know about Registered Dietitians

By Sheri Witzer, MEd, BSN, RD, RN, CDE

Today  March 13, 2019  is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, which was designated by the Academy of Nutrition and...


10 Reasons I Love Working as a Telephonic Nurse Educator

By Suzette Hartke, RN
VMS Clinical Support Educator

At VMS BioMarketing, I work as a Clinical Nurse Educator. However – unlike many of my fellow nurses – I do my job over the telephone! I am part of a highly specialized, professional...


Education - the Powerful Key to Taking on a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

By Shari Bates, BSN, RN, OCN, CCM, VMS BioMarketing Clinical Nurse Educator

The healthcare journey can be one full of uncertainty and vulnerability for a patient. As an oncology nurse specializing in breast cancer, I have witnessed these struggles...


As a Nurse Educator, should I advise patients about mobile apps?

By Mary Schmalfeldt, BSN, RN

Mary Schmalfeldt is a Patient Support Nurse Navigator at VMS BioMarketing. She has more than 30 years of experience helping patients with chronic diseases, teaching them how to use biologic...