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2013-10-31 23:36:22

CALNOC Sustained Excellence Awards recognizes top performers in the reduction of Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers, Falls Management and Infections San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 CALNOC, the leading provider of actionable information and research on nurse sensitive quality indicators, today announced its annual CALNOC Sustained Excellence Awards recognizing exceptional hospitals for outstanding performance in the areas of reduction of hospital acquired pressure ulcers, injuries...

2013-10-29 23:29:58

The First Annual JADPRO LIVE Conference to feature a special panel discussion on the changing role of advanced practitioners in oncology, today and tomorrow. Cold Spring Harbor, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Harborside Press is pleased to announce its first annual three-day conference, JADPRO LIVE: Transforming Oncology Practice. The conference brings Harborside’s popular peer-reviewed publication, the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology (JADPRO), to a live, interactive...

2013-10-29 23:03:09

2013 Nurse of the Year Recipient is Helen C. Ballestas, PhD, ANP-BC, RN Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The National Association of Hispanic Nurses® (NAHN) presented the 2013 Nurse of the Year Award on Wednesday, October 16, to Helen C. Ballestas, at a reception held at NAHN’s office in Washington, D.C. The NAHN Nurse of the Year Award is given annually to a nurse who is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, and has developed a creative and innovative...

2013-10-27 23:02:36

Nurses can now take advantage of the newly implemented Nurse Real Estate Savings Program through Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Edina Realty's Kris Lindahl is promoting Edina Realty's new Nurse Real Estate Savings Program. The program allows nurses, and other local heroes, to save money when buying or selling a home. “There aren’t enough ways to say thank you to those that serve our community,” Lindahl said, and continued, “But...

2013-10-23 23:32:09

LIJ Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital are only LI facilities among 7 NY area hospitals selected for elite American Association of Critical-Care Nurses training program. Great Neck, NY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced that LIJ Medical Center in New Hyde Park and North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) in Manhasset were selected to participate in the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Clinical Scene Investigator...

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...


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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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