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2014-08-12 12:28:27

September 3, 2014 webinar will address how to establish alarm-setting policies PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inappropriate configurations of clinical alarm settings are more than just a nuisance for front-line staff, according to ECRI Institute's accident investigators. Improper changes to preconfigured alarm settings have resulted in serious patient harm or death when caregivers weren't alerted to significant changes in patient conditions. This doesn't need...

2014-06-18 08:29:36

OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) today launched core competencies for the clinical nurse specialist (CNS). A CNS is a registered nurse (RN) with a master's or doctoral degree in nursing, extensive nursing knowledge and skills, clinical expertise and experience in a specialty area. Defined competencies serve to clarify the CNS role, establish it as part of the health-care team and use it to its maximum potential. "These competencies are an important step in...

2014-05-02 12:27:11

Thousands of acute and critical care nurses expected at AACN National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, May 17-22 ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging trends in patient care combine with advances in healthcare technology as thousands of nurses who care for high acuity and critically ill patients convene later this month in Denver. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) hosts its annual National Teaching Institute & Critical Care...

2014-01-23 08:30:38

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses opens registration for 2014 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, May 17-22, Denver ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) invites nurses and other healthcare professionals who care for high acuity and critically ill patients and their families to its 2014 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI) in Denver, May 19-22, with...

2013-08-27 23:27:03

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association has issued a position paper, Competency-based Training for Nurse Generalists: Inpatient Intervention and Prevention of Suicide, which is printed in the July/August issue in the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 A position paper issued by the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) and printed in the July/August issue of the Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses...

2012-12-11 00:59:28

Fewer emergency room visits, less depression Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's Hebrew Rehabilitation Center (HRC) and Institute for Aging Research, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School (HMS). The results of the study, published today in The Gerontologist, demonstrate the potential for improved...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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