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2014-10-24 23:01:08

Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious diseases, the NLN has built a web-based resource for nurse educators, administrators, and students. A free live FAQ webinar is scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Responding to the nursing education community’s need for specific recommendations in dealing with Ebola and other dire infectious...

2014-10-22 12:30:10

Partners HealthCare has increased patient assignments for nurses in the hospital's ICUs in direct violation of a new state law requiring one-on-one attention to ensure patient safety BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses at Brigham & Women's Hospital, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, held a press conference today to alert the public about deteriorating patient care conditions and illegal...

2014-10-17 23:00:42

While the world is understandably focused on the appropriate protocols and protective gear for health care workers, the critical role of nursing education must also be considered. The National League for Nursing endorses the need to co-create partnerships between academic and clinical practice to strengthen the educational foundation for providing safe, effective quality care. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 News that two nurses in Dallas have been infected with the deadly Ebola...

2014-10-17 16:24:42

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners has a newly elected president waiting in the wings to lead the 50,000 strong organization. Dr. Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, is the president-elect and will take the helm as president in June 2015 at the AANP Annual Conference in New Orleans. She has worked as a family nurse practitioner at the family care clinic at Fox Army Health Center, Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama for over 11...

2014-10-15 16:29:29

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses shares regional results from its 16-month nurse leadership and innovation training program ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent nurse-led initiatives addressing some of critical care's most pressing challenges resulted in shorter average lengths of stay and other positive patient and fiscal outcomes in seven Philadelphia-area hospitals. Teams of staff nurses developed the initiatives while participating in AACN Clinical Scene...

2014-10-13 23:04:21

Intellicure weighs in on recent health concerns that have led to an evaluation of electronic medical record documentation and patient safety. The Woodlands, Texas (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 The recent death of an Ebola patient in Dallas underscores a fundamental danger of hospital and potentially, other electronic health records. According to a recent CNSNews.com report published on October 3, 2014, the ER nurse working in her “nursing” record noted that the patient had recently...

2014-10-13 16:25:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Oct. 12 that a nurse employed by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has tested positive for Ebola. She is in stable condition and is currently in isolation. The nurse was a member of the heath care team that provided care to Thomas Eric Duncan while he was in isolation in the hospital. Duncan, who traveled to Texas from Liberia, died from Ebola on...

2014-10-12 23:00:13

CarePlus™ Gold Partner ELA has successfully secured two large Nurse Call expansion projects in both Private and Public sector healthcare facilities within Australia. Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 NiQ Health would like to extend its congratulations to their Gold Partner ELA, based in Perth, Western Australia, on their successful integration of CarePlus™ into two leading healthcare facilities. ELA has over 40 years’ experience in designing and integrating...

2014-10-08 23:11:36

Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive developers are now looking for amenities that make their communities pop by using health care as a game changing differentiator. Austin, Texes (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Community pools, fitness centers, dog parks and jogging trails no longer cut it when competing for home buyers in the explosive Texas housing market. Progressive...

2014-10-07 12:31:08

LARGO, Fla. and CHASKA, Minn., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodman Group, a national leader in developing and managing senior living and health care communities, today announced the appointment of Alexandra (Alex) Berg, MSN, ARNP, a board-certified adult nurse practitioner, as director of transitional care for Able Care Connect. Able Care Connect focuses solely on providing Transitional Care Management (TCM) clinical service. TCM was developed by Medicare to improve the continuum...


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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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