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Luci Baines Johnson Receives Honorary Nursing Degree From Georgetown University

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, about receiving an honorary nursing degree from Georgetown University more than half a century after she left school because the nursing school had a policy against ...

Source: NPR
Published: 21 May 2018

Another nursing home resident 'eaten alive' by scabies | Ga. lawmaker promises change

An influential Georgia lawmaker pledges to take action in direct response to an 11Alive investigation. State Rep. Sharon Cooper (R-Marietta) wants the state health departments to change the way it responds to scabies infestations, following the death of a ...

Source: 11Alive
Published: 21 May 2018

Nursing home lawyers don't show up for records hearing

Lawyers for an embattled Broward County nursing home failed to show up Monday for a hearing they requested in a public-records legal tangle with the Florida Department of Health. Attorneys for The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, which incurred ...

Source: Sun-Sentinel
Published: 21 May 2018

Health inspection reports for nursing homes in Lancaster County through May 2018

Lancaster County has 32 nursing homes, which are inspected by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The following is a list of all nursing home health inspection reports released since March 30. The online version of this story has links to the reports ...

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 21 May 2018

Reports, analysis put New Mexico nursing homes at bottom

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Reports and an analysis by a journalism organization put New Mexico nursing homes among the worst in the nation. A study by ProPublica showed that of 74 Medicare- and Medicaid-certified nursing homes located in New Mexico ...

Source: The Seattle Times
Published: 21 May 2018

Analysis: New Mexico Nursing Homes Worst in Nation

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A recent analysis says New Mexico nursing homes are the worst in the nation. The Albuquerque Journal reports an analysis by the investigative journalism organization ProPublica showed that of 74 Medicare- and Medicaid-certified ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 21 May 2018

Nursing mothers now have their own 'suites' at RDU

Mothers looking for a private place at Raleigh-Durham International Airport to nurse their infants now have a new option: enclosed pods designed just for that purpose. RDU recently bought two of the pods, one for each terminal, from Mamava Inc. of Vermont.

Source: The News & Observer
Published: 21 May 2018

Nursing homes in New Mexico rank at the bottom

At Princeton Place in Albuquerque, an unsupervised resident wandered outside the facility and was struck and killed by a vehicle, according to a 2016 federal report. At Casa Real in Santa Fe, inspectors said in a 2016 report that eight residents were not ...

Source: Albuquerque Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

North Country at Work: Frances VanHorne on Ogdensburg's A. Barton Hepburn nursing school in the 1940s

The first hospital in St. Lawrence County was opened in 1885 by an order of Canadian... May 21, 2018 — The first hospital in St. Lawrence County was opened in 1885 by an order of Canadian Catholic nuns - that may seem like the set-up to a joke, but it's ...

Source: Northcountrypublicradio.org
Published: 21 May 2018

Quincy College drops nursing appeal

QUINCY — With Mayor Thomas Koch now in charge, Quincy College is dropping its appeal of the state's decision to end its nursing programs. The mayor has made that move less than a week into his temporary tenure in charge of the college, his office said on ...

Source: Wicked Local
Published: 21 May 2018

Oncology Nursing News® Hosts Tweet Chat on Oncology Nursing Society's Annual Conference

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--Oncology Nursing News® will be hosting its first tweet chat on May 23, at 1 p.m. ET, to discuss findings presented at the Oncology Nursing Society's (ONS) Annual Conference, held May 17-20 in Washington, D.C ...

Source: The Register-Herald
Published: 21 May 2018

Motlow State Smyrna campus Nursing Graduates

Motlow State Community College recently held a Pinning Ceremony recognizing the 2018 Nursing Class graduates. Seated from left, Motlow Smyrna campus graduates Amanda Eatherly, Yvonne Warner, Tori Olive, Hannah Rudd, Chelsea Mott, Kristy Buchanan.

Source: WGNS
Published: 21 May 2018

College drops appeal after nursing programs lose approval

A Massachusetts college that lost state approval of its nursing programs is dropping its fight to overturn that decision. Earlier this month, the state Board of Registration in Nursing withdrew its approval of Quincy College's nursing programs, citing ...

Source: WCVB Channel 5 Boston
Published: 21 May 2018

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Students can learn about career in nursing

QUINCY -- Registration is now being accepted for the free "Explore Nursing" camps hosted by Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Students ages 15 to 17 who are interested in learning more about a career in nursing are invited to register ...

Source: Quincy Herald-Whig
Published: 21 May 2018

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing to Graduate Largest Ever PhD Class at 2018 Ceremony

Newswise — The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 2018 class will be the largest PhD class to ever graduate from the school with a total of 10 students—underscoring the school’s commitment to advancing science and ...

Source: Newswise
Published: 21 May 2018

Saint Anne's Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association awards scholarships

On April 29, the Saint Anne's Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association, held its annual Communion Breakfast, at the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation Novitiate Chapel in Dighton. The alumnae members awarded three $1,000 scholarships to ...

Source: The Herald News
Published: 21 May 2018

Ohio nursing home where man killed 3 people reopens

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nursing home where a man killed two employees and the village police chief has reopened a year after the attack. Tom Rosser is the owner of Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of ...

Source: Union Bulletin
Published: 21 May 2018

Riordan Foundation Gives $2M to Support Nursing at Mount Saint Mary’s

A foundation created by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan has awarded $2 million to Mount Saint Mary’s University for the future of nursing education, the school announced May 21. The Riordan Foundation, based in South Pasadena, issued the grant ...

Source: Los Angeles Business Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Mountain View Hospital selects new chief nursing officer: 3 points

Payson, Utah-based Mountain View Hospital appointed Katie King, RN, its permanent chief nursing officer, according to a Daily Herald report. Here are three points: 1. Ms. King served as interim CNO for the last four months. 2. She previously served as ...

Source: Becker's Hospital Review
Published: 21 May 2018

Fish oil and the nursing mother

I just had a baby and I am on some vitamins, which include fish oil. Is this safe while nursing? As a nursing mother it is good to be concerned about what you eat and the supplements that you take. It is very important that you do not take or eat anything ...

Source: m.jamaicaobserver.com
Published: 21 May 2018

I found the best nursing bra ever!!!

It is by Cake maternity and it is the most comfortable bra I have ever owned. They are crazy expensive at 67 a bra but worth every penny. My boobs are huge at 42H so it is hard to find good fitting bras.

Source: BabyCenter
Published: 21 May 2018

Mayor visits Norwich Rehab to celebrate Nursing Home Week

NORWICH – City of Norwich Mayor Christine Carnrike visited Norwich Rehabilitation & Nursing Center on Wednesday, May 16 where she issued a proclamation declaring the week of May 13 to May 19 as the 2018 Nursing Home Week in Norwich. Your browser does not ...

Source: The Evening Sun
Published: 21 May 2018

Nursing student Emma Spencer fights to better Missouri health care

University of Missouri–St. Louis doctor of nursing practice student Emma Spencer believes access to proper health care is a right – one she’s determined to fight for on behalf of every Missouri patient she meets. Spencer developed her belief while ...

Source: UMSL Blogs
Published: 21 May 2018

Sierra Leone News: Sierra Leone needs 1,145 midwives by 2020 – Chief Nursing Officer

The Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer, Hossinatu Koroma said on Wednesday 16 May 2018 that Sierra Leone is targeting 1145 midwifery by the year 2020. She made such statement during the cutting of ribbon at the newly equipment lab at the National School ...

Source: Awoko Newspaper
Published: 21 May 2018

Quincy: College Drops Appeal After Nursing Programs Lose Approval

A Massachusetts college that lost state approval of its nursing programs is dropping its fight to overturn that decision. Earlier this month, the state Board of Registration in Nursing withdrew its approval of Quincy College’s nursing programs, citing ...

Source: WATD-FM
Published: 21 May 2018

Analysis: New Mexico Nursing Homes Worst In Nation, City Of Aztec Facing Major Budget Crunch

Analysis: New Mexico Nursing Homes Worst In Nation – The Associated Press & The ABQ Journal A recent analysis says New Mexico nursing homes are the worst in the nation. The Albuquerque Journal reports an analysis by the investigative journalism ...

Source: KUNM
Published: 21 May 2018

Laughfest raises money for nursing patients

Friends and supporters of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County gathered on May 5 to “Laugh Out Loud” and raise funds for the agency’s patients. The benefit at the Westport Woman’s Club raised more than $75,000 for the agency’s ...

Source: Wilton Bulletin
Published: 21 May 2018

McLeod Health Clarendon honors its own for Nursing Week

NANCY L. LUCAS Nancy L. Lucas, 73, wife of Percy Lucas, died on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia. She was born on Aug. 28, 1944, in Deloit, Alabama, daughter of the late Annie Pendleton.The family will receive relatives and ...

Source: The Item
Published: 21 May 2018