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2014-08-19 12:29:20

Magnet® recognizes top eight percent of hospitals nationwide and is proven indicator of better patient outcomes BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center announced today it has received the prestigious designation as a Magnet® hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the second consecutive time. The Magnet Recognition Program® identifies healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in...

2014-07-17 23:00:59

The Mount Sinai Hospital announced today it has received its third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Mount Sinai Hospital announced today it has received its third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In addition, Mount Sinai Queens received first-time Magnet designation as well. Considered the gold standard, Magnet designation is the highest...

2014-07-08 23:12:03

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 28th Annual Conference will offer attendees the opportunity to earn more than 130 continuing nursing education contact hours through scientific and educational sessions, symposia, interactive panels, and posters tailored for psychiatric-mental health nurses. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association's 28th Annual Conference will be held October 22-25, 2014 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in...

2014-06-24 08:31:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute and Villanova University College of Nursing today jointly announced a strategic educational partnership to help meet the staffing needs of accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), and other risk-based health care models. The first course created as a result of this unique collaboration - Coordinating Care in a Fragmented System - gives frontline nurses and social workers the...

2014-06-19 23:05:29

Morristown Medical Center has achieved Magnet® recognition for a fourth consecutive time as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. Less than one percent of hospitals worldwide have received the designation four times. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Less than one percent of healthcare organizations worldwide recognized four times for excellence in nursing, patient care. Morristown Medical Center has achieved Magnet®...

2014-05-05 23:03:44

Nurses are ranked as the most trusted profession in the nation, according to a recent Gallup survey. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 May 6 marks the beginning of National Nurses Week across the country. With a wide variety of celebrations and events, Memorial Hermann takes this opportunity to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in patient outcomes, safety, and overall well-being. Nurses are ranked as the most trusted profession in the nation, according to a recent Gallup...

2014-04-29 12:33:59

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The continuing education Approver Unit of the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA), the largest of its kind in the country, is named a 2014 recipient of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Accreditation Program's Premier Award. According to ANCC, "The Premier Program Award recognizes accredited organizations that excel in approving organizations and /or individuals to develop high quality nursing education activities....

2014-04-22 12:30:34

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Findings from a recent international study in The Lancet came as no surprise to Dr. Phyllis Marshall, dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77051 The study, "Nurse Staffing and Education and Hospital Mortality in Nine European Countries: A Retrospective Observational Study," affirmed what many nurse educators have known for years: better-educated nurses result in better...

2014-04-07 23:22:23

Seven Novant Health hospitals earn prestigious Magnet® designation WINSTON-SALEM, NC (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Novant Health is celebrating a major achievement in nursing care that demonstrates the quality and compassionate care that patients have come to expect. Seven hospitals have achieved Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC):     Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital     Novant Health Forsyth...

2014-04-02 23:23:52

Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of two new programs, the Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner MSN and the Pediatric Acute Care NP Certificate. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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