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2008-07-27 03:00:32

By Murphy, Beth E Preceptors are critical participants in the education of student nurses. They establish role expectations and evaluate performance based on faculty input and student responses. When guidance is provided to establish realistic expectations, positive clinical experiences that proactively deal with potentially significant issues can result. Afaculty member and graduate student rounded the hospital corridor, coming face-to-face with a clinical preceptor standing next to the...

2008-07-11 18:00:27

By Bill Bishop, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. Jul. 10--While 15 minutes is not a long time, when it involved about 100 Lane County sheriff's deputies working daily overtime for almost eight years, it added up to a $475,000 bill for the county. The payment stems from a federal lawsuit filed last year by corrections deputies who had been ordered to attend daily 15-minute briefings -- without pay -- before going to work at the Lane County Jail. The suit alleged that the practice...

2008-07-01 18:00:13

By Paul Stone, Palestine Herald-Press, Texas Jul. 1--PALESTINE -- Anderson County Sheriff Greg Taylor on Monday responded to comments made last week by Anderson County Judge Linda Bostick Ray concerning his agency's efforts to combat illegal littering and trash dumping. During a June 23 meeting of the Anderson County commissioners' court, Ray criticized the efforts of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office and other law enforcement personnel, saying she holds Taylor "accountable" for the...

2008-06-27 00:02:10

By Sam Spatter A mix of parks, recreational facilities, commercial development and residential housing are new uses envisioned for property now occupied by the Charles E. Kelly Support Facility in Collier and a related military facility on Neville Island. To that end, the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County on Wednesday voted to seek $4 million in federal funds to develop a new commissary and exchange stores facility on the 99th Army Reserve Command Center site in Moon. The...

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  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.