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2014-09-04 23:12:50

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association honors ten psychiatric-mental health nurses for excellence in mental health care and wellness promotion. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 APNA Annual Awards. Each year, the recipients are nominated by colleagues and selected by a committee of their peers. This year’s awards recipients will be recognized in person at the APNA 28th...

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2014-09-04 11:19:16

Looking at your Facebook news feed, it might be easy to think that we’re in the midst of another Baby Boom. After all, it seems like everyone has at least a few friends who are expecting a baby, have recently had a baby, or are trying to have a baby. You might be surprised, then, that the fastest growing segment of the population isn’t the under-3 crowd, but it actually at the other end of the lifespan. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, people over age 65 comprise more than 14...

2014-09-01 23:02:47

NAHN Members Dawn Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, to Be Inducted Into the American Academy of Nursing Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) is pleased to announce that Dawn Bazarko, DNP, MPH, RN, and Adriana Perez, PhD, Rn, ANP-BC, will become Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. They will be inducted with Immediate Past President Jose Alejandro, PhD, MBA, RN-BC, CCM, FACHE, whose induction we...

2014-09-01 23:00:08

Laura B. Brinkley, B.S.N., M.S., MSHCA, APN, is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 NAPW honors Laura B. Brinkley, Office Manager at Gibson Orthopedics Pain Treatment & Cardiology, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Brinkley is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in healthcare administration. As the largest, most-recognized...

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...


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