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Iowa nursing home shortage causing families to live hours apart

Iowa nursing home shortage causing families to live hours apart A shortage of nursing homes with memory care units has left Linnea Clausen with no choice but to drive hours just to visit her husband. Check out this story on desmoinesregister.com: https ...

Source: The Des Moines Register
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Baton Rouge nursing home worker accused of scratching patient to show her 'how it feels'

A worker at a Baton Rouge nursing home was arrested Monday after an allegation she scratched a patient's chest as a form of retaliation. The alleged incident occurred on Sept. 10 at the Capital Oaks Nursing and Rehab Center at 4100 North Boulevard.

Source: The Advocate
Published: 16 Oct 2018

SIUE School of Nursing students benefit from new Anatomage Table

EDWARDSVILLE — The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing’s (SON) new technological centerpiece, an Anatomage Table, is enabling students to explore the human body like never before. Students in the nurse anesthesia program are ...

Source: The Telegraph
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Compassionate Perfection: WIU Nursing Students Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate on Licensure Exam

When Western Illinois University established its School of Nursing nearly 10 years ago, it did so to address a nationwide shortage of nurses and to provide advanced educational opportunities in the region. As the program has developed, it has evolved into ...

Source: Western Illinois University
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Stony Brook School of Nursing Community Health Survey

This post was contributed by a community member. Please take 1 minute to fill out this survey for our Stony Brook University School of Nursing Community Health Project: Patchogue Survey https ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Nurse Admits Diverting Pain Pills From Nursing Home Patients

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a licensed practical nurse has admitted diverting pain medications from residents of two northeast Iowa nursing homes. Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Lacey Staveley, from Evansdale, pleaded guilty Monday in ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 16 Oct 2018

A Nursing Home in China Offers Recent Grads Cheap Rent in Return for Spending Time With Seniors

One of the most overlooked problems people face as they age is isolation. Loneliness touches one-third to one-half of the elderly population, and it can have tangible effects on their physical and ...

Source: Mental Floss
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Cisco Nursing and Rehabilitation Hires Charles Walters as New Administrator

CISCO, Texas, October 16, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Cisco Nursing and Rehabilitation is excited to announce that Charles Walters has been hired as the facility’s new Administrator. Mr. Walters is a Licensed Nursing Facility Administrator and has served in ...

Source: Newswire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Xavier University point guard Quentin Goodin is nursing an injured left shoulder

Xavier University point guard Quentin Goodin is nursing an injured left shoulder Xavier point guard Quentin Goodin went down last week with a dislocated left shoulder. Head coach Travis Steele expects Goodin to be fine Check out this story on cincinnati ...

Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer
Published: 15 Oct 2018

For-profit nursing home residents more likely to be diagnosed with neglect issues

Residents receiving care in for-profit nursing homes are almost twice as likely to experience health issues caused by substandard care compared with clients living in not-for-profit facilities or in homes in the community, according to a new report in the ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 16 Oct 2018

15 Worst Cities for Nursing Home Quality

One way local, live-human financial professionals can set themselves apart from the robots is to know what’s going on inside area long-term care (LTC) facilities. Whether clients are buying long-term care insurance, annuities, life insurance policies ...

Source: ThinkAdvisor
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Great Falls nursing home worker accused of stealing pain meds from residents

Great Falls nursing home worker accused of stealing pain meds from residents A 23-year-old nursing home worker has been accused of stealing more than 128 prescription pain pills from two residents of a local nursing home. Check out this story on ...

Source: Great Falls Tribune
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Renown skilled nursing facility closing in December

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Renown Health officials have decided to close the Renown skilled nursing facility on Oddie Boulevard Saturday, December 15, 2018, in what they call "an ongoing effort to ensure the highest quality and most appropriate care for our ...

Source: KOLO 8 NewsNow
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Pregnant, nursing women, infants told don't drink Windham's water

Pregnant women, infants, and children are being warned not to drink the water in a community just over the Trumbull County line. Police in the Portage County Village of Windham have posted a message on their Facebook page saying the chemical Manganese has ...

Source: WFMJ
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Gov. Northam tours ODU School of Nursing expansion

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam was in Hampton Roads on Tuesday celebrating an expansion of Old Dominion University’s School of Nursing programs. After early remarks ...

Source: WTKR
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Frontier Nursing University President Dr. Susan Stone Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Versailles, KY, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) president Dr. Susan Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 16 Oct 2018

UWO College of Nursing receives national recognition for its commitment to inclusion

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh College of Nursing (CON) was recently recognized as one the nation’s best nursing schools in 2018 by the American Association of Men in Nursing (AAMN), a group dedicated to shaping the practice, education, research and ...

Source: University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh
Published: 15 Oct 2018

UJ nursing group holds blood drive

The Nursing Student Association hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on Oct. 2 in the Reiland Fine Arts Center which helped collect a total of 68 units of blood and one unit of plasma for patients in need. A total of 75 ...

Source: Jamestown Sun
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Chattanooga State Nursing And Allied Health Announce November Information Sessions

The Nursing and Allied Health Division at Chattanooga State offers monthly information sessions for students interested in the healthcare professions. The sessions are held at the main campus; some sessions are required for program admittance, while others ...

Source: Chattanoogan.com
Published: 15 Oct 2018

National Nursing Leaders to Speak at the University of Rochester School of Nursing’s 3rd Annual DNP Summit

Leading voices in nursing education and practice will come together at the University of Rochester School of Nursing’s annual Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Summit on Friday, Oct. 26. Now in its third year, the DNP Summit is a day-long conference ...

Source: University of Rochester Medical Center
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Greystone announces development of $21M skilled nursing facility in Clermont

CLERMONT, Fla., Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Greystone Healthcare Management, an industry-leading healthcare management company, announces development of its newest skilled nursing facility.

Source: ForexTV
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Staffing shortages in nursing homes means bad news for aging population

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - By 2050, about 27 million people will need some kind of long-term care. Recently, not many people are signing up to be CNAs, or certified nursing assistants. "We're all kind of competing for a shrinking work pool," Steve McClain ...

Source: WKYT
Published: 15 Oct 2018

WKCTC Nursing Students Invite Community to Join Fight Against Blood Cancer

WKCTC nursing students invite community to join fight against blood cancer during bone marrow donor registration drive on campus October 24. WKCTC nursing students joining DKMS in the fight ...

Source: The readMedia
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Letter: Ad leaves out info on nursing homes

We were saddened to see full-page ads, placed by a Florida-based law firm targeting nursing homes, published in The Pilot recently. It is important that Pilot readers understand that these ads do ...

Source: The Virginian-Pilot
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Clinton County Nursing Home to host Collective Goods sale

PLATTSBURGH — A Books Are Fun Collective Goods Event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, in the main dining room at Clinton County Nursing Home, 16 Flynn Ave., Plattsburgh. The sale will feature books, electronics, home goods, kids ...

Source: Press-Republican
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Good News for Nursing Moms: A New Law Requires Lactation Rooms at All Major U.S. Airports

For any mom who's ever pumped at the sink because an in-stall outlet was too tough to find, listen up: A new law just passed that requires all major U.S. airports to have a lactation room. Yep, the mandate—called the Friendly Airports for Mothers Act ...

Source: PureWow
Published: 16 Oct 2018

3 cleared of negligent homicide in nursing home death

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Three staff members at a Long Island nursing home have been acquitted of criminally negligent homicide and endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person in the death of a patient who became disconnected from a ventilator ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Minor nursing student raped in Uttar Pradesh hospital

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Source: MSN
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Renown To Close Skilled Nursing Facility In December

Renown Health announced on Monday that their skilled nursing facility will be closing in December this year. It will close on December 15, in an on-going effort to ensure high quality, appropriate care for the growing population. Due to challenges with a ...

Source: KTVN
Published: 16 Oct 2018