STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Nursing homes say they need more money than bill includes
By Danielle Killey
Jon Riewer said his organization faces funding shortages, losing employees and struggling to provide care to the elderly and disabled.
At this point I would classify our situation a... Posted on 4/22/13 at 11:50 AM
HEALTHBEAT The truth about nurses
It's National Nurses Week this week, which means gratitude, a few days of attention and maybe some free cookies for the hard-working individuals who make up the American nursing profession.
Only I ca... Posted on 5/7/12 at 11:28 AM
PEACE GARDEN MAMA II a doll that breastfeeds
This just came to my attention from another blog, and I thought it would be a good topic of conversation for the parenting "wing" of this blog.
There is a new doll on the market that, instea... Posted on 8/5/09 at 7:37 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY A Wild Ride
Our youngest daughter is married to a "big kid". She often says she has three boys, one is just way bigger than the other two. This must be Andy's year for wheels, he got a unicycle for Chri... Posted on 5/24/09 at 3:54 AM
She sets her alarm on weekdays for 5:30 a.m., and she jumps in the shower when it rings. She slips into her green nursing scrubs. “I always listen to the 6 o’clock news,” says Amanda Lako, a third semester nursing student at UND.
The Dakota Nursing Program provides students with the ability to become a certified nursing assistant or get their one-year practical nurse certificate, two-year registered nursing degree or move on to a four-year bachelor's degree.
Leaning into friendlier political terrain, a union for Minnesota nurses renewed its call Wednesday for state lawmakers to establish requirements that would dictate how hospitals staff their emergency rooms, childbirth wards and other units.
Attracting and keeping experienced nurses in a hospital setting is a challenge — so challenging that Sanford Health in Fargo is offering sign-up bonuses of $15,000 for registered nurses with at least two years of experience who commit to stay at least three years.
North Dakota State University is sponsoring the conference Tuesday and Wednesday in Fort Yates. Nursing professor Loretta Heuer says it's the first of its kind. She says it will start the dialogue on how to get more American Indian students into nursing.
Erica Lemna, a UND nursing student, ran for the title of Miss North Dakota International because she wants children to know they can be stronger if they go through experiences that are not quite normal.
Joellen Cariveau has spent 35 years in nursing working with different generations. The East Grand Forks native manages the post-anesthesia care unit and surgical critical care unit at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.
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