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Almost 4,000 assaults reported in Australian nursing homes last year, inquiry told

The federal health department secretary, Glenys Beauchamp, told the commission on Monday the 2017-18 figure of 3,773 assaults did not include incidents in which a cognitively impaired elderly person attacked another resident. Beauchamp insisted assault ...

Source: The Guardian on
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Former Sioux Falls Fire Chief Surrenders Nursing License

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former Sioux Falls fire chief who admitted possessing child pornography has agreed to surrender his nursing license. The Argus Leader reports 59-year-old Jim Sideras agreed to waive a disciplinary hearing by the South Dakota ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 18 Feb 2019

PHOTOS: Inside Maria College's new nursing center

Maria College has opened a new $1 million, 6,500-square-foot nursing center on campus. The new space houses a nurse’s station, a medication room, two skills labs, a simulation suite and two debriefing classrooms. "To ensure that our academic programs ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Springfield man sues nursing home after sewage flood

SPRINGFIELD—Russell Grochowik was asleep when he heard what sounded like water rushing from his bathroom the morning of Dec. 17. When Grochowik got out of bed, raw sewage was flowing up out of ...

Source: VTDigger
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Ahead of child porn sentencing, Sideras surrenders nursing license

Former Sioux Falls Fire Chief Jim Sideras makes his way out of the Minnehaha County Courthouse after a court appearance Thursday, May 25, 2017, in downtown Sioux Falls. Sideras pleaded not guilty to child pornography charges during his initial appearance ...

Source: Argus Leader
Published: 18 Feb 2019

ETSU College Of Nursing LPN-To-BSN Program Expands To Chattanooga

East Tennessee State University’s LPN-to-BSN program continues to expand, giving licensed practical nurses a way to earn their bachelor of science degrees not only in Johnson City, but throughout the state of Tennessee, how including Chattanooga.

Published: 18 Feb 2019

As Retirement Nears, Nursing Dean Reflects on Tenure

As Dr. Anita Hufft looks to retire this summer, she won’t be leaving a career as an astronaut that she envisioned when she was a youngster – she will depart Texas Woman’s University (TWU) as one of the nation’s foremost nurse educators. As dean of ...

Source: Education
Published: 18 Feb 2019

PCC nursing students to live, learn at St. Mary-Corwin

Alliyah Morris braved the winter elements Monday morning on a slow trip south on Interstate 25 from Colorado Springs to Pueblo. It’s an inconvenient trip she takes daily. The first-year Pueblo Community College nursing student was tickled pink Monday as ...

Source: The Pueblo Chieftain
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Whitehall couple moves from the farm to the nursing home

Robert and Margaret Ayers left their 400-acre dairy and poultry farm in Whitehall for a 14-by-16 square-foot room at the nursing home. And they couldn’t be happier about it. They are currently ...

Source: The Post-Star
Published: 18 Feb 2019

12 Easiest Nursing Programs with The Highest Acceptance Rates to Get Into

If you are considering getting into nursing school, then you will find this article very useful as we have found the 12 easiest nursing programs with the highest acceptance rates to get into. With the rapidly increasing patient population and changes to ...

Source: Insider Monkey
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Third Eye Health raises $7.5M to bring around-the-clock doctor support to nursing homes

Nursing home patients may need care during hours when facility physicians are not present, but sending patients to the hospital can be a burdensome, financially taxing task for the patient, nursing home and the treatment center they arrive at. Chicago ...

Source: Built In Chicago
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Rutgers—Camden Nursing Professor Named Academies of Practice Fellow

CAMDEN, NJ— Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden professor has been named a fellow of the National Academies of Practice. Janice Beitz, will be inducted as a fellow at the NAP, an interprofessional, national organization that advises governmental bodies on ...

Source: TAPinto
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Pennsylvania now requires state buildings to provide rooms for nursing moms

Nursing mothers should have a private place to pump breast milk while in state buildings, according to a newly adopted policy by the Pennsylvania Department of General Services. All state-owned and -leased buildings, to the extent feasible, must create at ...

Source: Reading Eagle
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Calhoun nursing graduates excel on licensure tests

Calhoun Community College nursing graduates exceeded state and national rates on the National Council Licensure Examination during the 2018 testing cycle. Both the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) and Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs had strong ...

Source: Decatur Daily
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Treemont nursing excels in wound care management

Treemont Health Care Center is now certified as a Center for Wound Care Excellence by VOHRA Wound Care Physicians. Shown left to right are: Treemont administrator Cynthia Lamison, director of nursing Sheree Caption Close Treemont Health Care Center is now ...

Source: Houston Chronicle
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Striving for a bigger cause: Lanyero's nursing aspirations led her to Alexandria

In July 2017, Winnifred Lanyero stepped out of a plane and walked on American soil for the first time. Even though she was only 21 years old, she had witnessed a lot, including two decades of war, poverty, mutilation and other heinous crimes committed by ...

Source: Echo Press
Published: 18 Feb 2019

The $7 Million Medicare fraud cost the nursing assistant her freedom and her license

Helping run a $7 Million health care fraud out of a West Miami-Dade businees cost Rossana Ramirez a few years of freedom and her certified nursing assistant license permanently. The Florida Department of Health dropped an Emergency Suspension Order (ESO ...

Source: HealthLeaders Media
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Trauma coordinator named to state nursing board

Jasper Fultz said that when he decided to become a nurse while serving in the Army, he wanted to help people. After more than 35 years, Fultz will help mold policies for nursing in Arkansas. Fultz, 60, of Augusta was recently named to the Arkansas State ...

Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Nursing student seeking a better career at 58

Jan Dowlearn started over at 52. She got a divorce and left office work for a job in the oil field. Soon she was asking herself, “What can I do — a better career than what I’ve been doing?”

Source: NewsOK
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Croteau intent on rallying support to keep Taunton Nursing Home open

TAUNTON — Gerald Croteau was one of three city councilors last Tuesday night who voted against a motion that passed by a 6-to-3 margin to close the nearly 40-year-old, city-owned Taunton Nursing Home on Norton Avenue. And although the vote was fairly ...

Source: Taunton Daily Gazette
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Woman celebrates 100th birthday at Will County nursing home

Diane Brozman didn’t ask for much for her 100th birthday. She just wanted to receive 100 birthday cards. She got that – and a whole lot more – on Thursday at Sunny Hill Nursing Home in Joliet. The centenarian was flooded with well wishes from near ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Family speaks out on sudden death of URI nursing student Dominique Franco

(WJAR) -- The family of the University of Rhode Island nursing student who died following an emergency medical call on campus is speaking out. Gina Franco said her daughter, 21-year-old Dominique ...

Source: WJAR
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Sonoma State registered nursing program honored

Sonoma State University was recognized with two top ten rankings for their registered nursing and graduate programs, the university announced Friday. Sonoma State’s Department of Nursing has been ranked number five in the state out of 126 similar ...

Source: SFBay
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Crews respond to dryer fire at Suffolk nursing home

SUFFOLK, Va. — Suffolk Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at a nursing home Sunday morning. The fire was called in around 7:37 a.m., with a report of heavy smoke in the laundry room of Autumn Care of Suffolk in the 2500 block of Pruden Boulevard.

Source: WVEC
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Williamsport volunteer brings cheer to nursing home

Walter "Walt" Suffecool Jr. didn't take Monday off, even though it was his 87th birthday. Instead, he was at his post at Williamsport Retirement Village, doing whatever is needed. Suffecool starts each day delivering newspapers to some residents.

Source: Centre Daily Times
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Pierpont and GSC looking to form joint nursing degree program

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WDTV) --Pierpont Community and Technical College and Glenville State College are working to create a joint-degree nursing program. The colleges announced Monday that they've created an exploratory committee with the goal of creating an ...

Source: WDTV
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Fire at nursing home extinguished

Firefighters extinguished a fire in the laundry room at a local nursing home on Sunday morning. The fire was reported at 7:37 a.m. from Autumn Care of Suffolk in the 2500 block of Pruden Boulevard, according to a city press release. Units arrived on scene ...

Source: Suffolk News-Herald
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Wisconsin Nursing Homes Face Funding Shortfalls, Few Workers

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's nearly 400 nursing facilities are facing closures or financial loss due to a shortage of workers and the state's low Medicaid reimbursement rate, health care advocates say. Health groups Wisconsin Health Care Association ...

Published: 17 Feb 2019

U.R.I. nursing student who died over weekend is identified

The University of Rhode Island student who died over the weekend has been identified as a Greek life president. Dominique Franco, president of Zeta Tau Alpha’s URI chapter, was pronounced dead after being taken to South County Hospital Saturday.

Source: The Providence Journal
Published: 18 Feb 2019

Uganda: Govt, Uhrc Investigate Caning of Nursing Students

Bushenyi — Investigations into caning of nursing students at Ishaka Adventist Hospital School of Nursing and Midwifery have been completed and findings will be released this week, a health ...

Published: 18 Feb 2019