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2014-07-23 23:10:59

The Husson University announced today that its School of Nursing, a leading educator of healthcare professionals, has received a $684,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). As the only nursing program in Maine to receive this prestigious grant this year, this action is a testament to the quality of Husson’s nursing program and the institution's dedication to improving the lives of rural and underserved...

2014-07-17 04:21:01

Large majorities of the public give very high marks to physicians, nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants for quality of care but are somewhat less confident in their medical advice NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The public has a high regard for physicians and for the growing number of nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants. On a scale of A to F, very large majorities of adults who have been to a health care provider within the past year give each an A or a B...

2014-07-11 23:07:29

Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates (AHA) today announced an agreement that will place the Diagnotes mobile and web-based clinical communication system in the hands of AHA’s medical directors, physicians and nurse practitioners at more than 100 nursing homes in Central Indiana and Kentucky. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates (AHA) today announced an agreement that will place the Diagnotes mobile and web-based clinical...

2014-07-10 23:04:49

Gift is among the largest received from an NDMU alumna. Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Notre Dame of Maryland University has received a $1.5 million gift from The Pitts Family Foundation, among the largest gifts received from a university alumna, that will fund the first endowed chair in the University’s School of Nursing. The Frances Kay Pitts Endowed Chair for Nursing Leadership and Innovation will provide funding for scholarship, research and special projects in the School of...

2014-07-10 16:23:36

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK LANDS 12 NOMINATIONS, INCLUDING OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES, AND MAD MEN EARNS SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE NOD FOR OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES SANTA MONICA, Calif., and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LIONSGATE's ® (NYSE: LGF) acclaimed series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, MAD MEN and NURSE JACKIE earned a total of 23 Emmy® nominations today, including a seventh consecutive Outstanding Drama Series nomination for four-time Emmy® winner MAD MEN...

2014-07-08 23:05:36

Yes, it is hot and sticky outside, but that should not stop adults from having healthy passionate sex. Nurse Practitioner Barb Dehn R.N., M.S., N.P., also known as television personality and award-winning author Nurse Barb, offers some spicy and healthy tips for summer love-making. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Summer Sex: It’s all about having fun and staying healthy. 1. Take a tropical vacation in the bedroom - If you are unable to travel to an exotic location this summer,...

2014-07-04 23:03:40

Spectrum Accountable Care Company released their new website featuring engaging graphics targeted to reach talented healthcare professionals to join their stable of qualified physicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and others for placement in facilities across the country. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 Spectrum Accountable Care Company (Spectrum ACC), the Nevada staffing firm rapidly hiring qualified healthcare professionals, launched their new website today at...

2014-07-03 12:25:06

AUSTIN, Texas, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today called on the Veterans Administration to move quickly to improve veterans' access to high-quality, timely health care by granting the VA's nurse practitioners full-practice authority throughout the system. AANP, the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners, also urged Congress to increase the number of nurse practitioners in VA facilities....

2014-06-28 23:02:59

Nurse educators at six schools of nursing in southeastern Pennsylvania and clinical nursing staff at an affiliated agency took home the first awards for geriatric education and practice from the IBC Foundation of Philadelphia. The awards program was inaugurated in 2013 with a foundation grant to the NLN to expand the Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors program to practice environments in the designated geographic region. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Nurse educators at six...

2014-06-27 23:02:14

Twenty distinguished nurse educators and two honorary fellows have been selected as the eighth class of the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education. The induction ceremony will take place at the NLN Banquet on Friday evening, September 19 during the 2014 Education Summit. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Twenty distinguished nurse educators have been selected as the eighth class of fellows for induction into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education, the National League for...


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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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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