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Nurse Indicted for Stealing Drugs

Misty Young, 33 and a registered nurse, pleaded not guilty to 48 felony charges of stealing drugs from Hillside Hospital.

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Newton Medical Center names new nursing chief

New Jersey Herald: NEWTON — Denise Fochesto, an award-winning nurse leader who has helped guide numerous achievements at Morristown Medical Center, has joined Newton Medical Center in the newly created role of director of nursing and operations. In this new role, ...

Nurse-Family Partnerships reduces preventable deaths among mothers, children

Fresno Bee: Preventable deaths among low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged neighborhoods can be significantly reduced by the implementation of Nurse-Family Partnership, a nurse home visiting program, according to a study.

Nurse manager blows the whistle on Albany Stratton VA Medical Center

Valerie Riviello alleged two doctors in the psychiatric ward broke policy last year by keeping a female veteran and sexual assault victim in restraints for hours on end. Riviello, who has worked at the hospital for 28 years, said she was demoted for unshackling the woman.

St. John Fisher's nursing school gets federal grant

St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing received $700,000 over two years for tuition and fees for graduate students in the Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner Traineeship Program. The money will be awarded on a competitive basis to 24 ...

Hospitals get guidelines on safe nurse numbers

BBC News: Hospitals in England are being given strict guidelines on safe staffing levels for nurses - but they stop short of giving absolute minimums. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence said having more than eight patients to one nurse on a ...

NHS gets safe nurse staffing rules

Hospitals in England are being given strict guidelines on safe staffing levels for nurses - but they stop short of giving absolute minimums.

Manchester Nurse Charged With Hiding Child Abuse In Her Home

Hartford Courant: Sirializ Otero, 36, who works as a nurse at Connecticut Children's Medical Center, was charged with risk of injury to a minor and cruelty to persons, police said. Otero posted bail of $75,000 after her arraignment in Manchester Superior Court and is ...

Nurse practitioners to treat newly insured in Kentucky

Now that more than 420,000 Kentuckians have health insurance because of the federal Affordable Care Act, state officials are helping those people find doctors to use that insurance.

TRYING TO INFECT HER PATIENT..

Correction: Uganda-HIV Nurse Story

ABC News: In a story May 19 about the conviction in Uganda of a nurse, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was found guilty of trying to infect her patient with HIV. She was found guilty of negligence which exposed her patient to HIV, not of ...

Uganda Nurse Is Jailed in HIV Transmission Case

ABC News: A Ugandan court on Monday sentenced a nurse to three years in jail after finding her guilty of criminal negligence for allegedly trying to infect her patient with HIV. The conviction came despite the work of international activist groups that had ...

Correction: Uganda-HIV Nurse story

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — In a story May 19 about the conviction in Uganda of a nurse, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was found guilty of trying to infect her patient with HIV. She was found guilty of negligence which exposed her patient to HIV, not of intentionally trying to infect the patient.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE..

A nurse for decades: Then an infection, and a career is over

The Ann Arbor News: She went back to school at middle-age, became a licensed practical nurse and spent two decades helping others. She knows first-hand the toll of a surgical-site infection. She says she is experiencing it still. “It was supposed to be a simple surgery ...

Job postings for nurses growing more than 9%

"They were always telling me never to give up, and to follow my dreams, and I never knew nursing was my dream until I go to visit that nursing home," said Land, a licensed practical nurse and practice manager at Woodward Health Center, part of Jordan ...

Nurses address student health on campus

At Morehouse Junior High School, a Morehouse Community Medical Center school-based health center employs a nurse practitioner, a registered nurse and a licensed practical nurse to meet the health care needs of students at the school. Jacquie Sneed ...

SHE WAS FOUND..

Fatal Combination: A Nurse, Syringe, Diverted Drugs, Hospital Bathroom

Deadline Detroit: DelVecchio was a nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit [at UM Hospital]. . . . She was found dead around 9:15 a.m. Dec. 6 in a locked bathroom at the Neuroscience Hospital. . . . Doctors believe the death occurred approximately 24 hours prior ...

Police: UM nurse fatally overdosed on drugs meant for her patients

MLive.com: Delvecchio was a nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, according to her obituary. She was found dead around 9:15 a.m. Dec. 6 in a locked bathroom at the Neuroscience Hospital, the former location of the old Mott Hospital, located at 1500 ...

REGISTERED NURSE..

Nurse exposes VA hospital: Stolen drugs, tortured veterans

New York Post: Registered nurse Valerie Riviello has worked 28 years at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, most recently in the psychiatric unit. She teaches at two local nursing schools, and has received many honors for patient care and safety, including the ...

Bridget Dick Blesnuk, church musician, registered nurse

Buffalo News: Bridget Dick Blesnuk of the Town of Tonawanda, a registered nurse and church musician who sang with a voice many listeners described as angelic, died Friday in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga, after a 20-month battle with breast cancer. She was 43.

Nashville nurse envisions art, medicine connection

The Tennessean: Bowen, who works as a registered nurse at TriStar's Southern Hills Medical Center, has said she has found that creating art has helped her professional life, and she wants to bring that message to others. She also believes that art can positively ...

Registered nurse charged with prescription fraud

A Bryan registered nurse is facing fraud charges after police accused her of phoning in fake prescriptions for her boyfriend. Syndi Lou Fox, 32, was arrested Tuesday while picking up the prescriptions at Brookshire Brothers Pharmacy in Bryan. According ...

Nurse exposes VA hospital: Stolen drugs, tortured veterans

Registered nurse Valerie Riviello has worked 28 years at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, most recently in the psychiatric unit. She teaches at two local nursing schools,and has received...

Accused killer nurse 'investigated for similar offence'

A registered nurse is due to face a Sydney court today after being charged with two counts of murder and one count of assault.

Nurse to front court over aged care home murders

A registered nurse is due to face a Sydney court today after being charged with two counts of murder and one count of assault.

NURSE IN..

Nursing career ahead for teen who counts her blessings

nwitimes.com: Kelley Walsh's career plans clicked into place when she witnessed a nurse in action, and as a result she will begin college studies this fall to become a nurse anesthetist or nurse practitioner. Walsh, 18, recently graduated from Illiana Christian High ...

11-year-old nominates local nurse for award

kfor.com: The sixth grader credits one nurse in particular for helping him get through his extended stay. Michael said, “There's this nurse, and her name is Audra.” Audra Kornack has been a pediatric nurse for five years and could not imagine doing anything else.

World War II veteran who said he kissed nurse in famous Times Square photo

Bangor Daily News: AUSTIN, Texas — In the black-and-white photo, the sailor would always be a young man, locked in a kiss with a nurse in New York's Times Square to mark the end of World War II. Glenn Edward McDuffie, who said he was the kissing sailor in the iconic ...

EducationIn 2010, Mayor Greg Fischer Wanted to Help Put Nurses in JCPS

WFPL: Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's 2010 campaign plan to put a nurse in every Jefferson County Public School isn't happening anytime soon. When he was seeking office, Fischer unveiled a 31-page book with nearly 200 ideas to increase the quality of life in ...

Elvin Ng recounts painful encounter with nurse

Singapore actor Elvin Ng, who plays a kind-hearted nurse in his new drama, explains why he once associated nurses with pain and why he'd make a terrible nurse in real life.

Punta Gorda nurse arrested for stealing meds from patients

A nurse in Punta Gorda is accused of stealing medication from patients on their deathbeds.

Nurse tries to remove patient's wrong eye twice

If at first you don't succeed ... A nurse in Sweden has been reported after trying to remove a patient's wrong eye -- twice.

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