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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...

2014-06-24 08:31:34

Information about hospitals billing for unnecessary medical procedures can potentially result in hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars in rewards. WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging ER doctors, or nurse managers at a hospital in any state to call them immediately at 866-714-6466 if they possess well documented proof a hospital is intentionally overbilling Medicare with unnecessary medical procedures, because the reward potential for...

2014-06-17 23:13:14

In acknowledgment of her stature within nursing education and American health care, as she retires as CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, the NLN will honor Geraldine "Polly" Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN, with its highest accolade. The capacity crowd of nurse faculty, deans, and administrators, and executives of health care organizations attending the 2014 NLN Education Summit will see Dr. Bednash receive the NLN President's Award at the gala NLN Banquet,...

2014-06-17 12:25:59

Special Guests Include HRSA Administrator Mary Wakefield; Nationally Recognized Nurse Practitioners Championing Innovative Care Delivery; and Country Music Superstar Martina McBride NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today kicks off its 2014 National Conference, the largest annual gathering of nurse practitioners (NPs) in the country. The event brings together approximately 5,300 NPs for more than 250...

2014-06-06 23:09:53

Aureus Medical Group, a nationwide leader in healthcare staffing, will exhibit at the 2014 AANP National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Aureus Medical Group (web: aureuslocumtenens.com), a national leader in healthcare staffing, including nurse practitioner jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the 29th Annual American Association of Nurse Practitioners’ National Conference to be held June 17-22, 2014 in Nashville, TN. AANP...

2014-05-30 23:02:32

Dr. Marcelo DaSilva, Director of the International Midwest Mesothelioma Program at the Cardinal Bernadine Cancer Center, discussed innovative approaches to mesothelioma treatment during the May 27 “Ask the Nurse” series event. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 A discussion with nationally recognized mesothelioma expert Dr. Marcelo DaSilva highlighted the most recent “Ask the Nurse” series live chat hosted by MesotheliomaHelp.org. “We are passionate about mesothelioma care, but...

2014-05-29 23:07:01

In honor of National Cancer Survivor’s Day on June 1, the Nurse Oncology Education Program (NOEP) has released a free continuing education course entitled Survivorship Care: Increasing Your Patients’ Quality of Life at http://www.noep.org. Nurses, no matter the field of practice, can impact care for cancer survivors. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Nearly 14 million Americans are now living with and beyond a diagnosis of cancer. Major advances in cancer detection and treatment have...

2014-05-27 23:04:49

Southern New Hampshire University’s inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held May 9 (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Southern New Hampshire University’s Department of Nursing celebrated its first class of baccalaureate nursing graduates at the inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 9. Surrounded by family and friends, each nursing student received an SNHU nurse’s pin, signifying their completion of the program and dedication to the profession. The students graduated during the...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.