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2014-08-26 12:28:30

10-Member Team to Focus on Increasing Nurse Awareness of Occupational Hazards and Safety PORT WASHINGTON, New York, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equashield (www.equashield.com [ \\lonpivdocs\Ari.ARI-E5430\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.Outlook\AKYIJ1DQ\www.equashield.com ]), a leading provider of Closed System Transfer Devices (CSTDs) for hazardous drugs, announced today it has appointed a nurse advisory council comprised of ten top nurses...

2014-08-20 23:12:07

After years of building their reputation as a highly rated, professional and patient friendly primary care practice, Germantown and Gaithersburg, MD's Doctors First recently announced they are now also offering weight loss services. The response from patients has been very enthusiastic. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Unhealthy weight issues are, unfortunately, a concern that a great many Americans struggle with every day. While there are many plans and programs commercially available that...

2014-08-13 12:28:37

Locations Inside Select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove; Fair Oaks to Be Added in October WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics in the Sacramento metropolitan area opened today inside select CVS/pharmacy stores in Sacramento and Elk Grove. A third clinic is slated to open in Fair Oaks in October. With the openings, there are now more than 50 MinuteClinic locations in the Golden State in the San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange...

2014-08-08 12:25:27

AANP Urges Secretary McDonald to Expand Patient Access to Nurse Practitioners and Bring on More to Meet Veteran Health Needs AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today congratulates Robert McDonald on his new role as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and urges him to increase veterans' access to nurse practitioners by utilizing them as full partners in the VA health care delivery system. AANP...

2014-08-01 23:03:19

Frontier Nursing University Awarded Grant to Provide Scholarships to Students Planning to Serve Rural and/or Disadvantaged Communities Hyden, KY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Frontier Nursing University has been awarded a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) program. This two-year grant totals $700,000 and will provide direct support to 280 students over the grant period. The purpose of the AENT Program is to increase...

2014-07-31 23:19:42

The Husson University School of Nursing received a grant of over $753,000 as part of the Advanced Nursing Education (ANE) program available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant will help support a course designed to increase understanding and communication between aspiring healthcare professionals in different disciplines as well as a state-wide consortium on interprofessional education. Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The Husson University School of...

2014-07-31 23:05:26

With 75 Years of Experience in Educating Nurse-Midwives, FNU Gives the Facts on Midwifery as a Growing, Viable Healthcare Option Lexington, KY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Model moms are believers. PBS has a series dedicated to the practice. The Mayo Clinic reports positions in the field have grown exponentially in the last two decades. We’re talking about midwifery. And, as with any thriving industry, there are associated myths that need to be busted. The group to bust those myths is...

2014-07-29 23:15:07

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association elects four members to its Board of Directors: Mary Ann Nihart, Susan Dawson, Wailua Brandman, Leslie Oleck Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 APNA Elections. The following newly-elected members will begin their terms on the APNA Board of Directors at the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, in Indianapolis, Indiana: Mary Ann Nihart -...

2014-07-23 23:10:59

The Husson University announced today that its School of Nursing, a leading educator of healthcare professionals, has received a $684,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As the only nursing program in Maine to receive this prestigious grant this year, this action is a testament to the quality of Husson’s nursing program and the institution's dedication to improving the lives of rural and underserved...

2014-07-17 04:21:01

Large majorities of the public give very high marks to physicians, nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants for quality of care but are somewhat less confident in their medical advice NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The public has a high regard for physicians and for the growing number of nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants. On a scale of A to F, very large majorities of adults who have been to a health care provider within the past year give each an A or a B...


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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