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Calls for teaching and nursing students to get paid for placements

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
By the time they finish their degrees next year, Ashley Solo and Sarah Davis will have each done 30 weeks of unpaid work. The students at Sydney's University of Notre Dame are two of more than 20,000 teachers and nurses who fill the nation's school and ...

'Brothers' get 30% quota in Maha nursing colleges

Times of India - ‎17 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: Young men have successfully lobbied for a larger slice of what has traditionally been a stronghold of 'sisters' - nursing. Brothers, as male nurses are referred to, will now be able to vie for 30 per cent of the seats in Maharashtra's nursing ...
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Industrial action at Drogheda hospital over nursing shortages

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nurses are taking part in work-to-rule industrial action at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda over staff shortages on Tuesday.

Pinning ceremony honors HCC's nursing graduates

Herald-Mail Media - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hagerstown Community College recently held a nurse pinning ceremony to recognize graduates of its spring 2016 nursing class. In the associate degree nursing program, the following graduates received their nursing pins: Boonsboro - Tanya N. Geiser.

Respiratory nurse named 'rising star' by specialist group

Nursing Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The award recognises nurses who have provided “compassionate care over and beyond that usually undertaken in a respiratory nursing career”. Ms Smith, who qualified in 2010 and has worked on a respiratory ward and as a research nurse, is currently part ...

From Nursing Home to Own Home

New York Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Marvin Dawkins outside his apartment building near the nursing home where he lived for 14 years. Credit Mark Makela for The New York Times.

School of Nursing 2015 Teaching Awards

UPENN Almanac - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pamela Z. Cacchione is the Ralston House Endowed Term Chair in Gerontological Nursing and a nursing associate professor of geropsychiatric nursing. She teaches in the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner program and in the psychiatric ...
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Hospitals and Nursing Groups Lobby to End Nurse Licensing in the Digital Age

DailyNurse (blog) - ‎22 hours ago‎
With newly emerging healthcare methods like telemedicine, hospitals and nursing groups are arguing that the rules of state licensing inhibit nurses' abilities to use new methods of care in the digital age. This push to end state licensing proves the ...
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Cancer survivors want more info on their fertility

Nursing Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
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Nurse-led pilot project to help practical learning in care homes

Nursing in Practice - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A nurse-led pilot project to improve the learning environment for staff working in care homes has launched. Five care and nursing homes will become learning centres as part of the Teaching Care Home project run by the Foundation of Nursing Studies ...

Company files lawsuit against state after it denies permission for nursing home

The Oakland Press - ‎8 hours ago‎
A nursing home company has filed a lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services for refusing permission to operate a new facility at I-75 and Dixie Highway in Independence Township.

Nurse struck off after 'blunders'

Stoke Sentinel - ‎9 hours ago‎
A NURSE who made a number of blunders with medication has lost the career she 'loved' after being struck off. Jaine Curley failed to give a patient the correct medicine on seven occasions and didn't complete patient records during shifts at the Heliosa ...

Nurse struck off after injection at Govan nursing home

Glasgow Evening Times - ‎May 20, 2016‎
AN abusive nurse who gave an elderly woman an injection through her clothes has been struck off. Jacqueline Black was caught jabbing the pensioner through her trousers, twice, at St Francis Nursing Home in Glasgow. The elderly woman suffered from ...

NHS chief warns of 'Brexit' impact on nurse workforce

Nursing Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The health service has “benefitted enormously” from employing overseas nurses from Europe, the head of the NHS in England has said, warning that their impact would be missed if they left as a result of the UK voting to leave the European Union on 23 June.
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AAP Calls for a Full-time Nurse in Every School

Medscape - ‎May 23, 2016‎
"School nursing is one of the most effective ways to keep children healthy and in school and to prevent chronic absenteeism," Breena Welch Holmes, MD, a lead author of the statement and chair of the AAP Council on School Health, said in an AAP news ...

Patrica Hurn understands risks of innovation in leading UM School of Nursing

MLive.com - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Patricia Hurn is looking to innovate the University of Michigan's School of Nursing through her variety of experiences in the field of research.

AHCA refutes recommendations that most stroke patients should skip nursing homes

McKnight's Long Term Care News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Long-term care's largest provider group is firing back over a “frustrating” recommendation that the majority of stroke patients should be treated in an inpatient rehabilitation facility rather than a nursing home. The recommendations, released earlier ...

Howard Payne nursing school cancellation leaves students in bind

KTXS - ‎13 hours ago‎
“The Texas Board of Nursing and Texas state law require that any university seeking to establish a four-year BSN program actively employ a dean,” said Coby Kestner Sauce, the school's spokeswoman, “…so HPU subsequently withdrew its application for the ...
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Despite Obstacles and Challenges, the Future of Local Nursing Is as Bright as Ever

Noozhawk - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Lynda Tanner, CEO of Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care, admits that “staffing is what keeps me up at night” but she's encouraged by some of the health-care trends she sees.

College of Nursing pledges to educate nurse practitioners on opioid abuse

Penn State Worthington Scranton - ‎14 hours ago‎
In recent weeks, high-profile celebrity deaths have brought national attention to the abuse of prescription opioid painkillers such as Percocet.
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