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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...

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...

2014-08-25 08:27:42

Patients, nurses and nephrologists nominate their "Nurse Hero" in celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today launched the Nurse Hero Campaign a first-of-its-kind home hemodialysis nurse recognition that honors the dedication and compassion of the nephrology nursing community. Beginning today, patients, nephrologists and fellow nurses can nominate their...

2014-08-22 23:01:40

The 2014 recipients – all doctoral candidates – will share $28,000. The scholarships will be formally presented during the 2014 Education Summit on Friday, September 19, as part of the four-day, capacity-crowd gathering in Phoenix. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Paying tuition and other related educational expenses will be a little easier in the coming year for four nurse educators pursuing advanced degrees, thanks to scholarship awards from the National League for Nursing...

2014-08-12 23:02:20

Frontier Nursing University Will Use HRSA Funding to Support Disadvantaged Students and Address Nurse Faculty Shortage Hyden, KY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Frontier Nursing University has been awarded continuation funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration Program's Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students and the Nurse Faculty Loan Program. The Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students Program, originally awarded at a total of $1,350,000 over a 4 year period, has been...

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...

2014-08-04 12:55:09

University of Exeter Demand for general practice appointments is rising rapidly, and in an attempt to deal with this, many practices have introduced systems of telephone triage. Patients are phoned by a doctor or nurse who either manages the problem on the phone, or agrees with the patient whether and how urgently they need to be seen. A new large study, published in The Lancet on 4 August 2014 and funded by the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has investigated the...

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 23:22:19

India Network health insurance policy holders can now avail 24 hour assistance services and nursing assistance toll free line services with effect from August 1, 2014. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 India Network Foundation, sponsor of award winning visitor health insurance for more than two decades today launched 24x7 nurse line and assistance services to help medical insurance policy holders. The new toll free number, 1-855-428-3425 is designed to provide a centralized assistance...

2014-07-29 23:00:51

The installation and use of non-clinically regulated Nurse Call Life Safety Systems across Australian healthcare facilities is of growing concern. Perth WA, Australia (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Recent international changes to the definition and regulation of medical devices have determined Nurse Call Systems to be considered medical devices. Under Australian and international legislation, this requires all Nurse Call Systems to be clinically regulated, audited and certified. This regulatory...


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2007-06-24 20:50:57

The Nurse Shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum, is a shark in the nurse sharks family, the only member of its genus Ginglymostoma. It may reach a length of 14.1 ft (4.3 m). Taxonomy The name nurse shark is thought to be a corruption of nusse, a name which once referred to the Catsharks of the family Scyliorhinidae. The nurse shark family name, Ginglymostomatidae, derives from the Greek words for hinge and mouth. Distribution and habitat The nurse shark is a common inshore bottom-dwelling...

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