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2013-08-07 23:00:20

“Forty-Five Years in White Uniforms” Chronicles Solomon’s Struggles and Triumphs as a Nurse Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Nursing is an essential and steadily-growing occupation. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 2.9 million nurses in the United States, a number that forms the backbone of the medical industry. In her new book, Forty-Five Years in White Uniforms, C.L.G. Solomon traces her 45-year journey as a nurse and offers a glimpse into the heart...

2013-08-06 23:23:31

B. E. Smith, a full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated to the healthcare industry and higher education healthcare organizations, has been retained by Averett University in Danville, Va. B. E. Smith will provide Interim Leadership while simultaneously leading a national chair of nurse education search for the university. One of the top healthcare executive search firms in the industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA,...

2013-08-05 23:16:37

Blitz has been facilitating communications with physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, caregivers, and patients since 1996 with services that include healthcare provider education, virtual sales and customer service offerings, and patient programming designed to enhance outcomes and therapy adherence. Visit http://www.blitzhealth.com to learn more. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Blitz has aligned its offerings specifically to help its clients continue to achieve...

2013-08-05 12:28:12

As hospitals focus on profits, patients are being put at risk because they are sharing their nurse with too many other patients, resulting in costly complications and readmissions CANTON, Mass., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to deteriorating patient care conditions in the state's acute care hospitals, the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United (MNA/NNU) announced today that it is filing a ballot initiative, the Patient Safety Act, that would...

2013-08-01 16:31:28

Reports quarterly revenue of $254 million, up 8% year-over-year SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), healthcare's innovator in workforce solutions and staffing services, today announced second quarter 2013 financial results which were in line with the Company's guidance for revenue and exceeded the Company's guidance for adjusted EBITDA. Financial highlights are as follows: Dollars in millions, except per share amounts....

2013-08-01 08:36:17

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky recently reintroduced the Nurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Care Act. The proposed bill mandates minimum nurse-to-patient ratios at hospitals across the country. The bill was first introduced in 2011 in light of research that linked low nurse staffing levels with higher probabilities of adverse events. As Rep. Schakowsky explains: "This bill will help save the lives of patients by improving...

2013-07-31 23:33:42

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association honors nine psychiatric mental health nurses who demonstrate excellence in PMH nursing. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 APNA Annual Awards. The APNA Annual Awards recognize nurses who exemplify excellence across the spectrum of psychiatric mental health nursing practice, education, leadership, research, and innovation. An APNA Annual...

2013-07-30 16:25:24

ATLANTA, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Forty-two percent of physicians are not happy with their job, according to a 2013 survey by Jackson Healthcare. However, satisfied physicians are more likely than those dissatisfied to have help, especially from nurse practitioners and physician assistants. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/MN55579) Sixty-seven percent of physicians reported that nurse practitioners and physician assistants are taking on more duties...

2013-07-30 10:33:10

Hospitals could use 'missed care' episodes as early warning system, say researchers Most ward nurses say they are forced to ration care, and not do or complete certain aspects of it—including adequate monitoring of patients—because they don't have enough time, indicates research published online in BMJ Quality & Safety. The lower the nurse headcount, the greater the risk, the study shows, prompting the researchers to suggest that hospitals could...

2013-07-30 08:34:16

Western states and cities in California offer the best compensation for nurses, while Eastern cities barely make the top ten HAVERSTRAW, N.Y., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Who says you need to have a dual income? If you're a registered nurse in certain states, you may be able to do with one salary. The 2013 Nurse Salary Research was conducted by EasyNCLEX.com, an online provider of exam prep for nurses. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/PH55095-INFO) The study...


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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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