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2014-09-04 11:19:16

Looking at your Facebook news feed, it might be easy to think that we’re in the midst of another Baby Boom. After all, it seems like everyone has at least a few friends who are expecting a baby, have recently had a baby, or are trying to have a baby. You might be surprised, then, that the fastest growing segment of the population isn’t the under-3 crowd, but it actually at the other end of the lifespan. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, people over age 65 comprise more than 14...

2014-09-03 08:34:27

Lippincott PassPoint is Sole NCLEX-RN Prep Product to Receive Group's Approval PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry and health professions students, today announced that Lippincott NCLEX-RN® PassPoint has been selected as the only NCLEX Exam preparation solution officially endorsed by the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA). Lippincott PassPoint...

2014-09-02 12:29:07

12 Percent Increase in Nursing Workforce Development Funding Urged SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. will need to produce 1.1 million new registered nurses (RNs) by 2022 to fill newly created jobs and replace a legion of soon-to-be retirees. The American Nurses Association (ANA) is recommending specific actions related to federal funding, nursing education and hiring practices to ensure a sufficient nursing workforce to meet the demand. As the nation...

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...

2014-07-07 23:02:33

Premier Practical Nursing Program ranked #2 in state by http://www.Practicalnursing.org. Harrison, Arkansas (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Consistently high test exam scores have earned North Arkansas College’s Practical Nursing (PN) program a ranking of #2 in Arkansas according to Practicalnursing.org. The Harrison colleges’ 98.8% NCLEX-PN pass rate was surpassed only by Northwest Technical Institute in Springdale who had a 99.8% pass rate. Twenty-seven other state college programs were...

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...

2014-06-17 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,...

2014-06-09 12:29:40

New program offers flexible learning options to earn advanced health care degree ST. PAUL, Minn., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concordia University, St. Paul is expanding options for nurses seeking an advanced degree by offering an online RN to BS in Nursing degree completion program beginning in August 2014. This degree program is designed for registered nurses who are interested in career advancement by furthering their knowledge of the nursing profession and the...

2014-05-12 23:05:17

Mediaplanet Publishing, in partnership with the American Nurses Association, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and more say a heartfelt “thank you” to our nation’s nurses during National Nurses Week and beyond. Key nursing organizations, thought leaders, companies and schools are in the process of publishing their second edition of Mediaplanet’s ‘Nurse Appreciation,’ which will be available on May 30th, a campaign dedicated to educate Americans on the current...

2014-05-05 23:06:34

With 1.1 million registered nurse jobs projected to be filled by 2022 and nursing colleges struggling to attract enough faculty and accommodate students, the American Nurses Association recommends actions to avoid nursing shortages. National Nurses Week from May 6-12 recognizes the need for more nurses, and their contributions and leadership in improving the quality of health care and patient outcomes. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 National Nurses Week traditionally is a...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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