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2013-11-26 10:45:54

Randomized controlled trial, now in practice at Group Health When Group Health patients received support from a nurse navigator, or advocate, soon after a cancer diagnosis, they had better experiences and fewer problems with their care—particularly in health information, care coordination, and psychological and social care—according to a randomized controlled trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Patients with a nurse navigator reported feeling better supported emotionally and...

2013-11-25 23:30:35

Asserting that new ways are needed to value the complex role of the nurse educator, the NLN calls for doctorally prepared educators to lead curriculum change, develop models of cost-effective education, and prepare a workforce to meet the needs of a reformed health care system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Asserting that the future calls for new ways to value the complex role of the nurse educator, the National League for Nursing today released the latest entry in the NLN...

2013-11-20 23:24:07

The Right Solutions is asking individuals to help Dominique Kemper continue to follow her dreams of playing collegiate volleyball. Dominique is a skilled player and needs to raise money to continue to play on travel teams that are essential and necessary for her to reach her goal. Tontitown, Arkansas (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The Right Solutions has a very special place in their hearts for Dominique Kemper because she is the granddaughter of one of their nurse recruiters and a remarkable...

2013-11-12 23:34:12

Barton Associates, a leading national locum tenens staffing company, celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week with original NP content on its blog and social media pages each day during the week of November 11, 2013. Barton Associates is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional national staffing offices in Hardwick, MA, Enfield, CT, and Jupiter, FL. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Barton Associates, a leading national locum tenens agency, is excited to celebrate National Nurse...

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...

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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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