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2014-07-14 12:27:02

Program launched to address critical shortage and strengthen Florida's nursing education infrastructure ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Utica College, a leading provider of higher education, announced today the launch of its Accelerated Second Bachelor's Degree Nursing program in St. Petersburg to address the rising shortage of nurses in the region and across the state of Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130916/DC80456LOGO "This is an...

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...

2014-06-24 08:31:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Geneia Institute and Villanova University College of Nursing today jointly announced a strategic educational partnership to help meet the staffing needs of accountable care organizations (ACOs), patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), and other risk-based health care models. The first course created as a result of this unique collaboration - Coordinating Care in a Fragmented System - gives frontline nurses and social workers the...

2014-06-17 23:11:43

Graduates meet hiring demands in the region for qualified nurses. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Pittsburgh Technical Institute has announced that the Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) recently granted initial accreditation of the college's Practical Nursing program. A site visit was conducted this spring by a team comprised of peer leaders in nursing education to evaluate the program's mission, administrative capacity,...

2014-06-05 23:13:29

The new Penn State online doctor of nursing practice degree is designed to help nursing professionals get the advanced education and training they need for the increasingly complex U.S. health care system. University Park, PA (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The nursing profession, with more than 3 million members, is the largest segment of the U.S. health care workforce. As the health care system becomes more complex, these professionals will need advanced education and training, according to the...

2014-05-31 23:07:40

Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary degree candidates selected by Duquesne University this year. Dr. Tagliareni was awarded a doctor of humane letters at the university’s Commencement Exercises on May 9 on the Pittsburgh, PA campus. Washington DC (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Elaine Tagliareni, EdD, RN, CNE, FAAN, a chief program officer at the National League for Nursing, is one of just two honorary...

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...

2014-05-07 23:11:24

In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12), Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing announced that they will be waiving the $40 application fee for candidates applying to the online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12), Loyola University New Orleans’ School of Nursing announced that they will be waiving the $40 application fee for candidates applying to the...

2014-03-25 23:35:56

American Sentinel University offers tips to nurses for deciding between a BSN and MSN nursing program to help them choose the right program to match their career goals. Learn more about American Sentinel University’s RN-to-MSN program at http://www.americansentinel.edu/health-care/rn-to-m-s-nursing. Aurora, CO (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 One of the most important decisions a nurse must make is choosing between a BSN and MSN nursing program to advance their nursing careers. American Sentinel...

2014-03-19 20:21:27

The need for trained nurses is only expected to increase in the coming years, and thanks to California Career College, you can learn the practical skills necessary to enter this growing field. LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare is a greater concern than ever in the US, with issues like chronic diabetes and obesity becoming more common and a growing population of seniors. That's why it should come as no surprise that so many aspiring health care professionals are...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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