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2014-07-29 23:15:07

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association elects four members to its Board of Directors: Mary Ann Nihart, Susan Dawson, Wailua Brandman, Leslie Oleck Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 APNA Elections. The following newly-elected members will begin their terms on the APNA Board of Directors at the APNA 28th Annual Conference, October 22-25, in Indianapolis, Indiana: Mary Ann Nihart -...

2014-07-10 08:25:46

New board members bring range of experience in nursing, rehabilitation and social work MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commission for Case Manager Certification (the Commission) installed a new slate of officers for 2014-2015. With new elements of health care reform rolling out, these officers will oversee the Commission's work as case managers take a center-stage role in care coordination and team-based care. The Commission, with more than 35,000...

2014-07-08 23:12:03

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) 28th Annual Conference will offer attendees the opportunity to earn more than 130 continuing nursing education contact hours through scientific and educational sessions, symposia, interactive panels, and posters tailored for psychiatric-mental health nurses. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association's 28th Annual Conference will be held October 22-25, 2014 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in...

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....

2014-06-27 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...

2014-06-26 23:14:09

To support psychiatric-mental health nurses in reducing the use of seclusion and restraint in the provision of health care, the American Psychiatric Nurses Association has updated its Position Statement on the Use of Seclusion and Restraint and the Seclusion and Restraint Standards of Practice, and is making them available to the public online. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) has released the newly revised APNA Position Paper on...

2014-06-24 23:09:19

Fourth Annual Event Attracts Nearly 60 Students Hyden, KY (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Frontier Nursing University (FNU) hosted its 4th Annual PRIDE Diversity Impact Event on the FNU campus in Hyden, Kentucky, June 6-8, 2014. Nearly 60 students, alumni, faculty and staff united for fellowship, networking and to participate in leadership discussions related to increasing diversity in nursing and midwifery. This event provides programming for students to explore issues related to diversity and...

2014-06-18 08:29:36

OTTAWA, June 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) today launched core competencies for the clinical nurse specialist (CNS). A CNS is a registered nurse (RN) with a master's or doctoral degree in nursing, extensive nursing knowledge and skills, clinical expertise and experience in a specialty area. Defined competencies serve to clarify the CNS role, establish it as part of the health-care team and use it to its maximum potential. "These competencies are an important step in...

2014-06-03 08:32:27

New report provides recommendations for nurses, nursing employers and educators MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Despite the fact that Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) make up more than a quarter of Ontario's nursing workforce, a newly released report reveals that there is a significant lack of understanding among nurses, nursing leaders and educators in terms of the role of the RPN or how they can be best utilized. "We knew there were role clarity issues affecting...

2014-05-30 23:10:37

Seniors Guide congratulates American Senior Communities and senior healthcare workers on recent graduation of RNs, LPNS. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 With the help of American Senior Communities and the Opportunities to Nursing Excellence Program, 15 senior healthcare workers are wearing RN and LPN caps. They all completed nursing programs at accredited schools, with costs paid by American Senior Communities, a network of 65 Senior Rehabilitation and Memory Care facilities...


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