Mount Aloysius College Named #2 RN Program in PA

Cresson, Pa. – Mount Aloysius College has been named to the Nursing Schools Almanac’s 2021 list of the best associate’s degree in nursing programs in PA. The Almanac’s research team analyzed student performance on the NCLEX-RN exams over the past decade in ranking Mount Aloysius’ associate’s degree program #2 among all Pennsylvania nursing schools.
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MDH renews designation as acute stroke ready hospital

MACOMB, Ill. – Based off the quality data submitted to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), McDonough District Hospital once again met the requirements to be called an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital. The IDPH identifies hospitals capable of providing emergent stroke care and directing EMS providers to transport possible...
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Daisy Award winner

FirstHealth of the Carolinas nurse Brittany High, R.N., was recognized with the DAISY Award for June 2021. High, who works in the Intermediate Surgical Unit, was nominated by a co-worker. In then photo: Deana Kearns, MSN, R.N., administrative director for Clinical Practice and Corporate Education; Jessica Maloy, BSN, R.N., CCRN-CSC, nurse manager, ISU; Angie Stone, MSN, R.N., CV-BC, director of inpatient cardiovascular services; Brittany High, R.N.; Jacklynn Lesniak, DNP, MS, R.N., NEA-BC, chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services.
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NCC Nursing Students Receive Highmark Blue Shield Scholarships

Five nursing students currently enrolled at Northampton Community College (NCC) were awarded $1,000 Highmark Blue Shield Frontline Worker Scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year. The students are all entering their final semester of college and anticipate graduating this winter as registered nurses (RN). “Highmark is proud to support the bright...

FirstHealth honors 2021 Nursing Leadership Academy graduates

PINEHURST – FirstHealth of the Carolinas has announced its 2021 Nursing Leadership Academy graduates. Ashley Collins, R.N., MSN, CMSRN; Jennifer Cummings, R.N, MSN, CCRN; Rebecca Locklear, MSN, BSN, RN-BC; Sharon Odom, R.N., BSN; Iris Mullen, BSN, R.N.; Sheila Brock, R.N., BSN; Meredith Johnson, R.N., BSN; Dory Franklin, R.N., BSN, CBN; and Chrisi Embler, R.N., BSN, CBN all completed the year-long program that is designed by FirstHealth nursing leaders to prepare charge/staff nurses for leadership roles.

‘Exactly What Our Team Needs:’ DAISY Award Winning Nurse

PINEHURST, N.C. – FirstHealth of the Carolinas nurse Brittany High, R.N., was recognized with the DAISY Award for June 2021. High, who works in the Intermediate Surgical Unit, was nominated by a coworker. “This past week there was an emergency with a patient in our cardiac unit, and the entire...

New woman in charge at Providence Medical Center ER

Kansas City, KS — Providence is proud to introduce Angie Fincher, RN, BSN, as the new Emergency Services Director. Fincher has more than 25 years of Nursing Emergency experience, including being a former staff nurse at Providence. She has managed area Emergency Room Departments, most recently with St. Luke’s Community Hospitals in Olathe and Legends Kansas City locations. She has a broad background of nursing experience, including serving as a traveling nurse across the country.

College of Nursing ranks 10th among BSN programs

The UNMC College of Nursing’s bachelor of nursing program has ranked 10th among 694 programs in the country. The rankings were published Sept. 13 in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges issue. This is the first time U.S. News & World Report has published undergraduate bachelor of...
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Drew Maggi sent back to minors without making major league debut for Twins

CHICAGO — Drew Maggi was a feel-good story over the weekend in Toronto when the Twins activated him off the taxi squad, elevating the 32-year-old outfielder to the major leagues for the first time in his baseball career. But Maggi didn't play against the Blue Jays, and he was sent...

Coug nurses in COVID units: Exhausted, feeling under attack

Graduates of the Washington State University College of Nursing are working with COVID patients throughout the state and around the country. They recently shared their thoughts with the WSU College of Nursing about what it’s like working in the COVID unit. The common denominator is exhaustion. Nurses are tired after...

WNCC signs transfer agreement with Clarkson College

SCOTTSBLUFF - Clarkson College and Western Nebraska Community College recently signed an articulation agreement which allows students to transfer their existing credit from WNCC to Clarkson College. The two organizations are committed to helping students pursue their careers in health care. The partnership opens the door for students to prepare...

Cornerstone University Welcomes Largest Incoming Freshman Class on Record

On Saturday, Aug. 28, the temperature reached 92 degrees in Grand Rapids, Mich. But that didn’t stop over 430 families from arriving on Cornerstone University’s campus, with cars full of boxes, to move students into residence halls. “Honk if you’re excited!” said one sign, held by a student volunteer, that...

First cohort of nursing scholars driven to work in health care

Margeau Cutter may have just graduated from Augusta University in May 2021 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, but she has been working in health care for many years. She recently started her first job as an RN-BSN at AU Health on 5 North Oncology. She also began the Doctorate of Nursing Practice Family Nurse Practitioner program in August.

5 Majors Similar to Public Health You Can Pursue

If there is anything we have learned from the outbreak of COVID-19, it is that we need well-qualified, well-trained public health professionals to help keep us safe. These professionals work tirelessly to prevent the spread of disease, protect the population’s well-being, and find solutions to threats facing our communities today. If you are considering a career helping others, rest assured there are many majors similar to public health that you can pursue.

Video: A closer look at patient refusal

In the August issue of American Nurse Journal, Fidel Lim, DNP, CCRN, the author of our Can You Imagine? Nurse Influencer blog collaborated with Gary Sanin Camelo, MPA, LMSW, BS, BSN, RN, NE-BC to author When a patient refuses a nurse assignment. Fidel and Gary took a closer look at...
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Mount Union nursing professor nets national spot

Karen Towne, clinical assistant professor of nursing at University of Mount Union, was accepted as a Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Scholar for 2021-23. University of Kansas School of Nursing, where Towne is enrolled in the Ph.D. program, matched a $15,000 grant from Jonas Philanthropies. According to a news release...