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2013-10-22 23:29:55

Paula Dnistran Varblow is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Paula Dnistran Varblow, RN, MN, CS is a Nurse Psychotherapist and Clinical Specialist. Ms. Varblow has attained the highest level of membership to the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) as a VIP Woman of the Year and has been recognized for outstanding leadership and commitment within her...

2013-10-21 23:04:43

The NLN announced the results of the annual Board of Governors elections at its September 2013 Education Summit. Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, the senior associate dean of academic programs at the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing in Tuscaloosa, assumed the NLN presidency. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 The NLN announced the results of its annual Board of Governors (BOG) elections at its 2013 Education Summit on September 20. Marsha Howell Adams, PhD,...

2013-10-18 23:21:53

Advancing Care Excellence for Veterans (ACE/V), created in partnership with Laerdal Medical, includes unfolding cases, simulation scenarios, teaching strategies, and assessment tools. These state-of-the-art resources are available to nurse educators free of charge on the NLN website. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Meet Butch Sampson, 62, a homeless vet exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam; Jenny Brown, 23, and Randy Adams, 28, who both saw combat in Iraq; and Eugene Shaw, 82, a...

2013-10-14 23:01:44

900 nurse leaders assembling in nation’s capitol; October 17 to 19. Influential nurse leaders will focus on health care policy and discuss the various ways nurses and other healthcare professionals can positively enhance health outcomes and the effectiveness of the health care delivery system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 This week, the most influential and accomplished in the nursing profession in the United States and abroad will assemble in Washington, DC, for the...

2013-10-08 23:21:32

Looming family caregiver shortage drives need for private home care services. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Nearly 20 percent of Pittsburgh’s population will be over the age of 65 by 2030. The demand for senior care services is escalating. To address the needs of this demographic, Nurse Next Door, a thriving North American home health care franchise system, has launched a locally owned and operated Pittsburgh location. Nurse Next Door’s new Pittsburgh office is owned by...

2013-10-08 23:18:40

Urinary incontinence, or bladder leakage, affects up to 30 million American women. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Symptoms of stress incontinence include leakage that occurs after coughing, sneezing, laughing, or during exercise and is often related to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of urge incontinence include a strong, sudden need to urinate due to bladder spasms or contractions. InTone™ is the first medical device that combines muscle stimulation and...

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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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