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Voice from Haiti: Injuries, Efforts, Needs, 'Please Pray for Us'
January 15, 2010 10:11 PM by Valerie Newitt
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature." -- Helen Keller That apt quote is provided by Marcia Lane, director of Haiti Nursing Foundation , as she faithfully passes along an Read More...
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Haiti Update: Nursing School Dean Found Alive and Providing Care
January 15, 2010 9:43 AM by Valerie Newitt
Yesterday I blogged that Dean Hilda Alcindor, RN, of FSIL School of Nursing , the first BSN nursing program on the island of Haiti, was among the missing. Amidst the tragedy came good news: The dean is alive and well. She is, however, mourning the loss Read More...
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Haiti: Call for Help Deepens in the Face of Lost Hope
January 14, 2010 4:30 PM by Valerie Newitt
The tragedy that was Haiti a week ago has worsened this week. It has deepened to unfathomable proportions, unimaginable suffering. Innocent people beset by abject poverty, scant healthcare, few medical supplies, unsafe drinking water, raucous streets Read More...
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Faith & Community: A Nursing Natural
January 13, 2010 11:49 AM by Chuck Holt
Nursing’s ranking as the most trusted profession in America the past 8 years in Gallup’s annual Honesty & Ethics poll is testament to the reverence with which the public holds the caring profession. It’s a sentiment nurses return each day when they Read More...
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Reporting From NBNA—A Look at Global Health
August 5, 2009 1:19 PM by Robin Hocevar
Greetings from the 37th annual National Black Nurses Association conference! There was certain energy among the attendees on Tuesday, which was enhanced by the sea of red everyone was wearing as part of the "Go Red, Girlfriend" campaign by the American Read More...
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'Nurse Jackie': Episode 3 Highlights
June 23, 2009 3:08 PM by Ainsley Maloney
Here are highlights from Episode 3 of Nurse Jackie that aired last night on Showtime: We saw a great cameo appearance by movie and TV legend Eli Wallach as Mr. Zimberg. The man is 93 years old and still acting, and is better known for his roles in The Read More...
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Nursing Education Quid Pro Quo
March 17, 2009 12:58 PM by Chuck Holt
If the root of the nursing shortage is not a lack of interest in the career but rather a dearth of qualified instructors, then making it more attractive to become a nurse educator by forgiving student loans for those pursuing higher education in nursing Read More...
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A Positive Image?
May 31, 2007 3:58 PM by Melissa Matta
Have you seen this video by a group of student nurses in New York called "Bringing Nursing Back?" The students, according to an article by the New York Nurse , were asked to answer "What is Nursing?" in their Socialization Into the Professional Role course Read More...
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