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2014-04-30 23:14:11

"There is a point in life where you no longer seek that validation, but instead you want to feel good about what you do,” says Dan Roda, who owns the Colorado Springs, Colorado franchise location. Vancouver, BC Canada (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Nurse Next Door is proud to announce that the burgeoning home care franchise system has been ranked a top franchise system in North America for the sixth consecutive year by Franchise Business Review. Franchise Business Review recently announced...

2014-04-30 12:31:06

More than $1.8 Billion in Savings Possible; Limits in Practice Hurting Poor, Rural Communities SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 3.3 million more Californians now covered by the Affordable Health Care Act and Medi-Cal, granting full practice authority to nurse practitioners is "one of the most effective steps" California can take to increase the supply of primary care providers while maintaining high quality health care and driving down costs,...

2014-04-24 23:13:54

The NLN wants all nurse faculty and deans and administrators of schools of nursing across the spectrum of higher education and leaders in nursing education at health care organizations and institutions to come to the nation’s premier conference on nursing education. This annual premier nursing education conference is planned to shed light on timely issues and new challenges and illuminate visions of the future. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Valley of the Sun is looking...

2014-04-23 23:03:16

Frohsin & Barger Qui Tam Suit Prompts Amedisys to Pay $150 Million Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 In 2009, April Brown was a nurse and single-mother of two, struggling to make ends meet in the sleepy town of Monroeville, Alabama, best known as home to writer Harper Lee and the inspiration for her fictional town of Maycomb in To Kill a Mockingbird. Brown travelled rural Alabama caring for homebound patients: elderly shut-ins and the indigent infirm. What she witnessed about her...

2014-04-22 12:30:34

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Findings from a recent international study in The Lancet came as no surprise to Dr. Phyllis Marshall, dean of the W. Cary Edwards School of Nursing. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140422/77051 The study, "Nurse Staffing and Education and Hospital Mortality in Nine European Countries: A Retrospective Observational Study," affirmed what many nurse educators have known for years: better-educated nurses result in better...

2014-04-16 23:00:33

The Right Solutions is currently accepting applications for nursing students to receive $500 in scholarships. Awards will be announced in May as part of the month long festivities TRS has planned to honor all nurses. Springdale, Arkansas (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The Right Solutions (TRS) announced Monday that they will be giving away two $500 scholarships to qualified nurse students during the month of May. They are currently accepting applications through May 16, 2014. In order to qualify...

2014-04-15 23:01:19

On April 11th, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) hosted a day of learning to inform the Good Care Collaborative and other health industry leaders about the Nurse Family Partnership program its goals, outcomes and cost-effective model of care. Red Bank, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 On April 11th, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) hosted a day of learning to inform the Good Care Collaborative and other health industry leaders about...

2014-04-15 08:30:05

LONDON, ON, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Nurse Practitioner, Practice Integration Outcomes Study releases study findings. The aim of this study is to foster a greater understanding of the nurse practitioners' practices in Ontario that contribute to interprofessional collaboration among nurses, doctors, and other providers for the purpose of providing high quality, timely and safe care to hospitalized patients and long term care residents. "The study elicited some very interesting information on...

Experienced Nurses Are Most Cost-effective
2014-04-14 15:20:58

Columbia University Medical Center Four-year study of VA hospitals also finds experienced nurses are most cost-effective When it comes to the cost and quality of hospital care, nurse tenure and teamwork matters. Patients get the best care when they are treated in units that are staffed by nurses who have extensive experience in their current job, according to a study from researchers at Columbia University School of Nursing and Columbia Business School. The study was published in the...

2014-04-11 23:23:53

The NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology will benefit from a five-year sponsorship by Excelsior College of NLN’s Scholar-in-Residence Program. The NLN Excelsior College Scholar-in-Residence will facilitate career advancement for nurse educators with doctoral degrees, bringing them professional development opportunities and exposing them to the latest evidence-based scholarship. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 The National League for Nursing Center for Innovation...


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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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