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A Nurse's Calling: Patricia Vejar
Published Oct. 12, 2018
After years of working at a local family clinic, registered nurse Patricia Vejar’s rigid work schedule eventually began to wear on her. When Patricia heard about private duty nursing, she jumped at the chance for a more flexible schedule. “With a te…
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I Can and I Will
Published Oct. 5, 2018
“I can and I will.” That’s eleven-year-old Kennedy’s motto. She repeats it to her grandmother and mother, Tashia, every morning. “Kennedy puts her leg braces on and is ready to face the world,” Tashia beams. When other kids ask Kennedy about her br…
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A Nurse's Calling: Joseph Lizon
Published Sept. 28, 2018
When he finished nursing school, Joseph Lizon knew he wanted to work with pediatric patients. “When I was a kid, I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes,” Joseph explains. “I decided then that I wanted to help other kids in the same way my nurses help…
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Nick's First Day of School
Published Sept. 21, 2018
The first day of school is an exciting time for any student. But for our patient Nicholas, it was a particularly special milestone this August. Nicholas started coming to the Aveanna therapy clinic in Houston, Texas three years ago. At the time, he …
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Understanding Equine-Facilitated Learning
Published Sept. 14, 2018
By Beth Rubio, Chief Clinical Officer What is EFL Therapy? Equine-Facilitated Learning EFL stands for Equine-Facilitated Learning.  It is a form of therapy that is used most typically for children who have mental or emotional disorders especially l…
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