Chicago, IL (May 8, 2017) — Each week, 4.1 million nurses across the country work tirelessly to care for patients. During Nurses Week, Fertility Centers of Illinois is proud to honor an incredibly talented team of 64 registered nurses that go above and beyond for each and every patient.

The role of a fertility nurse is multifaceted and serves as the first and main point of contact throughout the journey to parenthood. During a daily routine, fertility nurses are responsible for communicating requests to the doctor, preparing treatment calendars, explaining medication, teaching how to self-administer shots, assisting with ultrasounds, discussing test results and offering daily instructions. Nurses committed to excellent patient care also patiently listen and offer reassurance, guidance, and most of all, hope.

“Our nurses are the best! They are compassionate, mature professionals who are devoted to taking the best care of each patient,” explains Dr. Meike Uhler. “They are kind, patient, and work hard to help each patient in their journey to building a family. It is my privilege and pleasure to work with each of the nurses at Fertility Centers of Illinois. Thank you!”

As a nurse, it is the little things that can mean so much and make a big difference. Whether that is going the extra step to ensure patients have what they need, taking a call on the weekend to answer a question, sitting with a patient to provide reassurance after sad news or cheering on a positive test result, fertility nurses go the extra mile support patients during their journey.

A special thanks to the Fertility Centers of Illinois nursing team for all that you do. To learn more about how fertility nurses contribute to patient care, view the articles below on the fertility blog at FCIOnline.com.

Employee Spotlight – Fertility Nurse Nancy McEntee

Why We Can’t Live Without Our Fertility Nurses

Employee Spotlight – Donor Program Nurse Olivia Furnas

 

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Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) is one of the leading fertility treatment practices in the United States, providing advanced reproductive endocrinology services for over 30 years with more than 35,000 babies born. FCI physicians, embryologists and support staff are stringently chosen based on educational background, medical skills and their ability to collaborate. With a team of nine nationally and internationally recognized physicians who treat thousands of patients each year, the practice has earned a reputation for early to the market with state of the art technology. FCI is dedicated to medical and clinical excellence and continues to invest in the latest technologies and research. FCI offers a comprehensive range of fertility treatments with an emphasis on in vitro fertilization and its related applications and technologies. The practice has one of the largest Collaborative Reproduction Centers, providing treatment options for Egg Donation and Gestational Carriers. The practice has extensive experience in the continually evolving field of genetic screening of embryos, including diagnosis for single gene abnormalities. FCI has expanded their experience and technologies into the rapidly growing realm of egg freezing with a personalized paradigm of treatment for each patient throughout reproductive life. As the premier and largest fertility practice in the Midwest region, Fertility Centers of Illinois has eight physician offices serving patients in the Chicagoland region, northern Indiana, and southern Wisconsin. Learn more by calling 877-324-4483 or visiting www.fcionline.com.