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2015-02-04 23:00:48

Digital campaign mobilizes new and existing users of the NLN's Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors (ACE.S) free geriatric resources, The

2014-12-21 23:00:21

The NLN’s 2015 Leadership Institute begins its year-long, professional development programs this month.

2014-12-21 23:00:18

At the “Academic Leadership Excellence: Co-Creating a Collaborative Culture” in San Antonio, February 5-7, 2015, experts will address dynamics that often stand in the way of successful organizational

2014-12-02 23:00:54

Comments are invited from the public by the Accreditation Standards Committee of the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation prior to further development and

2014-11-24 23:00:57

The Nursing on Boards Coalition will implement a national strategy to bring nurses' valuable perspectives to governing boards, as well as to state-level and national commissions, with an interest

2014-10-07 23:00:26

Asserting that the lack of focus on the LPN/LVN workforce affects patient safety and leads to a void in the care of vulnerable populations, the NLN calls for the nursing community to explore and

2014-08-22 23:01:40

The 2014 recipients – all doctoral candidates – will share $28,000.

2014-07-31 23:09:28

Six schools of nursing, selected by competitive application, have been named NLN Centers of Excellence in Nursing Education this year.

2014-06-28 23:02:59

Nurse educators at six schools of nursing in southeastern Pennsylvania and clinical nursing staff at an affiliated agency took home the first awards for geriatric education and practice from the


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.