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2014-09-29 23:00:58

Sarah E. Shiermeister, R. N., B.S.N., is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 NAPW honors Sarah E. Shiermeister, R.N., B.S.N., Clinical Manager Specialist, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Shiermeister is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in clinical care. As the largest networking organization of professional women in the country,...

2014-09-29 08:31:58

SEA GIRT, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As healthcare evolves to meet the changing demographics and health needs of the population, so too does the role of the nurse. While once regarded as "assistants" to physicians, nurses are taking on a more active role as entrepreneurs and savvy business owners. Many are self-employed as wellness coaches, care managers, wound care specialists, and legal nurse consultants. While others own and operate adult day service centers, sick child...

2014-07-31 23:05:26

With 75 Years of Experience in Educating Nurse-Midwives, FNU Gives the Facts on Midwifery as a Growing, Viable Healthcare Option Lexington, KY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Model moms are believers. PBS has a series dedicated to the practice. The Mayo Clinic reports positions in the field have grown exponentially in the last two decades. We’re talking about midwifery. And, as with any thriving industry, there are associated myths that need to be busted. The group to bust those myths is...

2014-07-24 23:13:39

Professional Healthcare at Home, an affiliate of Kindred at Home, is pleased to announce that Karen Schulkin, a nurse with the company’s Pleasant Hill, CA, home health care agency, has been named a Top 10 Finalist for the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Award presented by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). Pleasant Hill, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Professional Healthcare at Home, an affiliate of Kindred at Home, is pleased to announce that Karen...

2014-07-03 23:07:37

Nurse.com, the largest print magazine and electronic publisher of employment opportunities, continuing education programming and news for registered nurses, receives 2014 APEX Award for End of Shift column. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The APEX Awards for Publication Excellence has honored Nurse.com with a 2014 award in the Regular Departments & Columns category for its End of Shift column. Recognizing excellence in publishing, this award lauds the individual...

2014-05-28 23:11:11

State reports indicate an array of allegations that include injuries, mistreatment, abuse, and a failure to investigate various claims. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 National law firm, Parker Waichman LLP, has long been an advocate for residents of nursing homes who allege abuse, negligence, and other wrongdoings. Now, state reports indicate that nurses aides at Providence Christian Healthcare & Rehab Center either caused “actual harm” to residents or placed them at...

2014-05-15 16:28:49

Johanson -- retired CEO, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses -- honored for extraordinary contributions to critical care and AACN mission, vision ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) honors its former CEO Wanda Johanson with the 2014 Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career. She will receive the award for exceptional contributions throughout her 45-year career that enhanced the care of...

2014-05-07 12:29:57

Company Grows Clinical Team with Recent Introduction of its SmartLinx Medical Device Information System ANDOVER, Mass., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As National Nurses Week kicks off, Capsule Tech, Inc., the leading global provider of medical device integration solutions, expresses its support and thanks to the nursing community. Nurses are not only on the front lines of healthcare with patients, but are also essential contributors to the product development process that is evolving...

2014-05-06 08:36:36

In appreciation of nurses on National RN Recognition Day, Swisslog Healthcare Solutions launches "Thank You for Inspiring Us" video and free CEU program DENVER, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swisslog Healthcare Solutions (HCS), the leading provider of hospital automation, today launched a video message thanking nurses for their leadership and inspiration to coincide with National Nurses Week. Thank You For Inspiring Us features Swisslog HCS president Mike Hoganson and other employees...

2014-05-06 08:34:23

PHILADELPHIA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier is proud to salute the often unsung work of nurses everywhere with multiple activities, including the annual 'Superheroes of Nursing' contest Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, in honor of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), has organized several campaigns, opened access to top-cited nursing research and written about the...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'