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2014-05-07 12:29:57

Company Grows Clinical Team with Recent Introduction of its SmartLinx Medical Device Information System ANDOVER, Mass., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As National Nurses Week kicks off, Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, expresses its support and thanks to the nursing community. Nurses are not only on the front lines of healthcare with patients, but are also essential contributors to the product development process that is evolving...

2014-05-06 23:11:21

Three lucky nurse scholars will each win $1000 toward their education costs. Omaha, Nebraska (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Medical Solutions, the nation’s third-largest travel nurse staffing company, kicks off its third annual Nurses of Tomorrow Scholarship Essay Contest May 6, 2014. In honor of Nurses Week, May 6-12, this contest will award three lucky undergraduate or postgraduate nurse scholars with a $1000 scholarship. Applicants will be judged on several criteria including academic...

2014-05-06 23:09:17

The largest peer-to-peer online networking site for nurses and nursing students announces the launch of its “Thank a Nurse” initiative – just in time for National Nurse Appreciation Week, May 6 to May 12, 2014. Excelsior, MN (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 allnurses.com, the largest peer-to-peer online networking site for nurses and nursing students, announced the launch of its “Thank a Nurse” initiative – just in time for National Nurse Appreciation Week, May 6 to May 12, 2014. Friends,...

2014-05-06 08:34:23

PHILADELPHIA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier is proud to salute the often unsung work of nurses everywhere with multiple activities, including the annual 'Superheroes of Nursing' contest Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, in honor of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), has organized several campaigns, opened access to top-cited nursing research and written about the...

2014-05-05 08:28:13

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Nurses Day is celebrated annually on May 6(th) to raise awareness of the important role nurses play in society. This day also marks the beginning of National Nurses Week, which ends on May 12(th), the birthday of Florence Nightingale. Nightingale is considered the founder of professional nursing due to her pioneering work during the Crimean War of 1853-1856 and her establishment of the first secular nursing school in London. Here...

2014-01-22 23:31:48

The Right Solutions is giving away a Kindle Fire and a $50 Amazon Gift Card on Facebook in appreciation for IV Nurses. Springdale, Arkansas (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 January 25 is IV Nurses Day and to celebrate, The Right Solutions (TRS) is hosting a contest on their Facebook fan page. TRS will be giving away a Kindle Fire HD and a $50 gift card from Amazon to one lucky winner. As a nurse owned company, The Right Solutions knows that nurses are often under appreciated. TRS wants to do...

2013-10-06 23:02:26

The inaugural Travel Nurses Day will be Friday, October 11, 2013. Festivities will span the week leading up to the holiday. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 Medical Solutions announced today that it is kicking off festivities for the week leading up to the first annual Travel Nurses Day, which will take place Friday, October 11, 2013. The pet friendly travel nurse staffing company launched the holiday in an effort to celebrate travel nurses and thank them for their unique contributions...

2013-05-06 23:23:40

National Nurses Week is May 6-12, 2013, and Contemporary Forums, the leading provider of continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals, would like to thank all of the nurses who make a difference in the lives of patients each day. Dublin, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 National Nurses Week is May 6-12, 2013, and Contemporary Forums, the leading provider of continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals, would like to thank all of the nurses who make a difference in the lives of...

2013-05-06 23:17:10

New novel featuring nurse as the protagonist released during National Nurses Week Armonk,NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Author Susan Allison-Dean launches her debut novel, I Know You´re There Monday, May 6 on National Nurses Day. May 6 is the start of National Nurses Week, which ends May 12, 2013, on the birthday of Florence Nightingale. National Nurses Week recognizes the contributions and commitments nurses make by educating the public about the significant work they perform. I Know...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'