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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...

2014-04-30 23:03:34

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online Nursing Programs. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering online...

2014-04-29 23:12:04

"Unbridled Spirit" Shares Stories from Frontier Nursing Courier Program Hyden, KY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Frontier Nursing University (FNU), an Eastern Kentucky-based graduate school of nursing and midwifery, is proud to announce the release of Unbridled Service: Growing Up and Giving Back as a Frontier Nursing Service Courier, 1928-2010, by Dr. Anne Z. Cockerham. This book offers a unique insight into a largely unknown part of Kentucky's history by telling the colorful...

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...

2014-03-27 23:21:37

The Vocational Nursing (VN) Program at CNI College has been ranked as one of the top practical nursing programs in the state of California, according to PracticalNursing.org. Orange, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The Vocational Nursing (VN) Program at CNI College has been ranked as one of the top practical nursing programs in the state of California, according to PracticalNursing.org. PracticalNursing.org is a national organization dedicated to providing students with better transparency...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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