Illinois Officials to Address Lack of Sexual Assault Nurses

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Illinois Officials to Address Lack of Sexual Assault Nurses

U.S. News & World ReportApr 1, 2018
Of the more than 196,000 registered nurses in Illinois, only 32 are certified by the International Association of Forensic Nurses to work with adult sexual assault patients, the Chicago Tribune … The Illinois Health and Hospital Association said training enough nurses in such a short time period isn’t possible.
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Nurse Fired Over Controversial Facebook Post Raises $23K … (blog)Mar 31, 2018
According to reports the New York Daily News, nurse Faith Linthicum has been fired by Kaiser Permanente. She has set-up a GoFundMe … “I’m a United States Military veteran who served as a medic, and then fulfilled my dream taking care of people by becoming a nurse. I was recently fired from my job as …
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Nurses can play greater role in improving public health, new study …

Loma Linda University HealthApr 3, 2018
The nine-month project included a review of more than 600 published articles and professional newsletters, attendance at professional meetings, and interviews with more than 30 experts in nursing education and other population health-focused professionals. The project concluded at an RWJF-sponsored …

Daughter, Birth Mother Reunited in Utah 60 Years Later

U.S. News & World Report5 hours ago
She went against the direction of the nurses, and with a stranger in her arms, Joan sang to her days-old newborn who she’d soon leave the hospital without. … In their letters and emails, they shared photos and stories of their lives — evidence that Kathy lived the life her mother always wanted her to.
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Minnesota Nurses Make House Calls for Babies, Families

U.S. News & World ReportMar 11, 2018
16, 2018, photo, parents KP, left, and Zipora Niowong talk with nurse Michelle Thao about their 19-month-old son Zeph at their St. Paul, Minn. home. The Niowongs participate in the Ramsey County’s Healthy Families program, which provides home visits from a nurse from pregnancy until a child is 3 years …

10 LifeBridge Health Nurses Named Among Baltimore Magazine’s …

Newswise (press release)Apr 1, 2018
A panel of nurse advisors retained by Baltimore magazine reviews the nominations and helps the magazine decide on winners in each of several categories, including medical-surgical nursing, intensive care, palliative care and pediatrics. LifeBridge Health staff have been featured on every list of Baltimore …
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My Champlain Valley FOX44 & ABC22

New Plan Combats Substance Abuse Among Student-Athletes

U.S. News & World Report7 hours ago
Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the departments of Health, Education and Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are making flash drives available for coaches, teachers, school nurses, and other educators. The Democrat says the devices contain materials in English and Spanish that can be …

Saint Louis University School of Nursing Receives $8.4 Million Gift

Newswise (press release)15 hours ago
A national leader in nursing education since its founding in 1928, the School of Nursing provides bachelor’s, master’s, post-master’s nurse practitioner certificate and doctoral programs. It seeks to fulfill its mission of education and leadership in the development of nursing as a discipline and profession …
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CTV News

Quebec nurses rebel against forced overtime, budget cuts

World Socialist Web SiteMar 28, 2018
The nurses‘ protests have forced the corporate media, which has enthusiastically supported Couillard’s austerity drive, to report on the deplorable conditions that prevail in Quebec hospitals, though in a very limited way. Articles have appeared on out-of-breath and harried health care workers—not only …
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Medical Xpress

Fentanyl overdose survivors require little if any hospital treatment

EurekAlert (press release)19 hours ago
The results, as described in an article published last month in Annals of Emergency Medicine: None of the 1,009 patients developed a complication, and only one patient … “If the patients meet our definition of low-risk, physicians and nurses should also feel comfortable letting patients leave if they want to.”.

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