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2011-08-06 00:00:28

The Woodlands pediatrician Dr. Laurie McKillip, the "Tot Doc" (http://www.totdoc.com), welcomes a new Pediatric Nurse Practitioner to her team. The family-centric practice has successfully converted to an electronic-only record keeping system which improves their patients' experiences. The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 An overwhelmingly positive community response to the practice and philosophy of The Woodlands Pediatrician, Dr. Laurie McKillip, the Tot Doc, has led to this practice...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

Historical Event Headed For Historical City Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Moscow has been chosen to host the 2nd Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics (CIP) & Child Health May 17-20, 2012. This meeting will be a continuation of this new framework of conferences in Pediatrics in which key issues and controversial topics in child health are openly discussed and new perspectives on consensus, agreements and knowledge are seek and met. This is a unique congress that brings...

2011-04-01 09:13:00

PITMAN, N.J., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pediatric nurses are the frontline health care providers for children and adolescents, many of whom suffer from serious illnesses. Because the specialty calls for high-level critical thinking skills, nurses must constantly stay on top of the latest advances in care. To help these nurses meet their education needs, Pediatric Nursing journal assembles the nation's top pediatric health care experts each year at its annual conference. This year, the...

2011-03-30 10:17:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College's Dr. Betsy McDowell, professor and chair of the Department of Nursing, will be presenting at the 21st annual convention of the Society of Pediatric Nurses this weekend. This will be McDowell's third year in a row presenting at the convention, set to start tomorrow in Las Vegas. McDowell will be giving two presentations at the convention. The first, titled "Lions and Tigers and Bears -- Oh My! Children and Traumatic Stress in...

2010-10-19 01:17:58

Newly trained professionals in those jobs will likely decrease going forward as more health care systems are designed to take care of the elderly population  Pediatric health care work force planning efforts are increasingly incorporating the roles of nurse practitioners and physician assistants, especially in plansto alleviate the perceived shortage of pediatric subspecialists. However, results from four new studies of pediatric nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioners, neonatal...

2010-05-20 15:13:00

The concept of family-centered care for children with special health care needs is based on the understanding that a partnership among patients, families and health care professionals is essential to providing quality care. Components of family-centered care include adequate time spent with the patient, attentive listening, care that is sensitive to the family's values and customs, the provision of necessary information, and helping the family feel like a partner in the child's care. While...

2010-05-12 09:42:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara DeBenham Meeks RN, MSN, MBA, has been tapped for the newly created leadership position of Chief Nursing Executive (CNE) of Nemours Children's Hospital (NCH), the integrated pediatric facility under construction at the Lake Nona Medical Campus near Orlando, Fla. Prior to joining Nemours, Meeks served as Vice President of Pediatric Patient Care Services for Medical College of Georgia Health (MCGHealth), Inc. in Augusta, Ga.. "We are confident...

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2010-02-01 08:10:00

Whether or not children receive regular dental care is strongly associated with their parents' history of seeking dental care. A new report to appear in the journal Pediatrics, which has been released online, is the first to analyze the relationship between parents' and childrens' dental visits in a nationally representative sample. "When parents don't see the dentist, their children are much less likely to see the dentist," says Inyang Isong, MD, MPH, of the MassGeneral Hospital for Children...

2010-01-13 13:19:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes invites nurses, midwives, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, health educators, lactation consultants, and others from across the country to its 35th Annual Perinatal Nursing Conference February 11-12th at the Doubletree Hotel in Oak Brook, Illinois. All healthcare professionals caring for expectant moms and newborn babies are urged to attend. This conference will address significant and challenging areas of...


Word of the Day
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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