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Newswise – The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) has released an update to its Reference Standards for Tele-Critical Nursing Practice, offering specific recommendations for the development and improvement of tele-critical nursing programs. telecritical care. In 2013, the AACN published the first authoritative document to define practice guidelines specifically for the emerging practice of telenursing …

CAPE CORAL This month, Gulfshore Business’ WINK News partners honor their 40 under 40s. Forty people who are rising stars in their industries but also have a profound impact on the community. About a third of those honored were born and raised in Southwest Florida. Then there’s a whole other group whose family or work …

RIVERSIDE (CNS) – The Riverside University Health System seeks toexpand its nursing staff at the Moreno Valley Medical Campus and willa virtual hiring event later this month, offering a range of benefits tooutlook, officials said. The August 24 online recruiting event will run from noon to 4 p.m.,with compulsory registration at:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/riverside/ruhsjobs/jobs/3661689/hiring-event-registered-nurse-ii-iii-riverside-university-health-system. According to the RUHS, …

Credit: MedPro Healthcare Staffing By Kevin Deutsch MedPro Healthcare Staffing employees made a charitable donation of $1,805 last month to Parkland Cares, the rescue organization founded in honor of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. MedPro, a Sunrise-based travel nurse and staffing agency, has chosen the Parkland organization as the beneficiary …

August 10, 2022 A Miramar woman is charged with practicing nursing without a license in Pembroke Pines. Find out what’s happening in Miamiwith free real-time Patch updates. Police say Jenny Reyes-Leon, 42, performed postoperative lymphatic massage, removed stitches and treated wounds on a woman even though she was not licensed to provide these services. Subsequently, …

Summer graduates of the Master’s and Post-Master’s in Nursing programs at the School of Nursing and Health Sciences were recognized for the completion of their studies at a pinning and award ceremony. price last week. Surrounded by family and friends, 117 nurses celebrated their graduate graduation, prepared for a career path in healthcare as advanced …

Corey Rives Visual Arts / Jorg Meyer Oprah Daily’s The Pivot series shines a light on the stories of people who have chosen to step away from their career field or job and into more meaningful work. Do you have a great pivot story? Email [email protected] and maybe we’ll feature it in a future column. …

Iowa lawmakers are failing to tackle state oversight of nursing homes, seniors’ advocates say, despite a backlog of hundreds of uninvestigated complaints. “Elected officials should shout from the rooftops their displeasure with the current situation,” said John Hale, an Iowa seniors consultant and advocate. “Yet they are not. Their silence either means they are completely …

Written by Monica Correa on July 19, 2022 Advertising Faced with a dramatic shortage of registered nurse practitioners projected in South Florida by 2035, Keizer University and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses have created an advisory council to help hospitals and universities work together to fill the void. By 2023, Florida workforce projections show …

A resident of a nursing home waves to a trailer in Fairfield in March 2021. Iowa nursing home industry leaders said Friday that 11 nursing homes have closed in Iowa since December and that others faced financial and personnel problems. They called on state and federal governments to increase reimbursement rates so they can increase …

July 15, 2022 – Cheryl Wild will be appointed Chief Nursing Officer of HCA Florida Palms West Hospital, effective July 18, 2022. Cheryl J. Wild RN, MSN, CENP Cheryl Wild is a Certified Practical Nurse Executive (CENP), with over 20 years of nursing leadership experience. She describes herself as a fiercely loyal nurse and a …

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. — On Wednesday, health care workers in Southwest Florida said Bill 1239, signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis, creates dangerous situations for nursing homes. The bill was signed by DeSantis in April, and caregivers who gathered in North Fort Myers said it was not the solution to the state’s health care shortage. …

Due to increasingly busy and complicated lifestyles, nursing homes for the elderly are a growing business in many parts of the world. How about the option of implementing a model to merge these elderly populations in nursing homes with children’s orphanages, giving the opportunity to these elderly people to give love and care to children …

LAS VEGAS, NEV – The Touro University of Nevada School of Nursing received a 10-year accreditation result for its four programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the highest possible accreditation result . CCNE is recognized by the US Department of Education as a national accrediting agency that ensures the quality and integrity …

The planned sale of a struggling Iowa retirement home chain to an East Coast developer has been scuttled in part due to quality-of-care issues. QHC Facilities, which owns eight skilled nursing facilities and two assisted living centers in Iowa, including Marion, filed for bankruptcy in late December. The company’s former owner, Jerry Voyna, died last …

An Iowa nursing home where a resident was found dead in a pool of blood last summer after a series of falls has been fined $18,000 by the state. Reports from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals indicate that on June 11, 2021, a worker at the Exira Care Center in Audubon County, west …

First Queen’s patient transferred to new long-term skilled nursing facility | Honolulu Star-Announcer By Jamm Aquino | May 18, 2022 | Updated on May 19, 2022 at 00:49 Respiratory RN Laurie McKeague tends to Enriqueta Yacas at Islands Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation on Monday. Yacas, 80, spent 165 days …

Dear Caroline Community, We are delighted to announce that Valerie Howard, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Clinical Professor at Duke University School of Nursing, has been named Dean of the School of Nursing effective August 1. Howard is a nationally recognized academic innovator and accomplished higher education leader who will bring a wealth of …

Sammy Kumar has turned his childhood loss into his life’s mission and is heading to Children’s National Hospital for labor. During his four years at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, Sammy Kumar demonstrated academic and clinical excellence, made lifelong friends, helped organize a virtual student exchange in nursing in Miami …

The summer before her first semester at the University of Iowa, Rylee Petitgout nearly died in a boating accident on Lake Coralville. As she was thrown into the water, a propeller severed her little finger and several tendons in her right hand and gouged her thigh and buttocks. She lost a lot of blood. Treated …

“From the start, I knew I wanted to do something where I could use my skills to help others. This healthcare profession is ever-changing, practical and requires compassion and care,” said Parker Cassady, a senior at WKU Glasgow. Cassady said he knew he wanted to pursue a profession that would be both challenging and rewarding, …

Donor-supported scholarship program important to help address critical nursing shortage May 3, 2022 – Lee Health awarded four “Heart of Caring” scholarships to Lee Health Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) on April 29, putting them on the path to earning their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees. Hunter Fields, Jennifer Guevara, Amber Newborn and Ana …

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Bipartisan legislation to investigate the impact of the ex-governor. Andrew Cuomo’s pandemic policies on the death toll in nursing homes from COVID-19 are bottled up in committee so that key lawmakers are not embroiled in the scandal, the measures’ sponsors told the Post on Monday. “There’s no doubt in my mind that they want to …

By Barbara R. Fallon Prior to the pandemic, approximately two thousand students and their faculty took advantage of the academic portfolio at the University of the South, Florida campus – a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses of on-site, online and on-site learning. distance. So when COVID-19-related hurdles threatened campus life and learning, South …

Envisioning an American healthcare system that welcomes its LGBTQ+ patients with the dignity and respect that should be accorded to all patients, Jonathan Gurrola (Nursing, ’18; MA, Psychology, ’19) has long worked to make that dream come true . “Most hospitals don’t have a real in-house source on how to provide care for LGBTQ+ patients, …

A man whose Korean War veteran father died after catching COVID-19 at a Brooklyn nursing home has filed a wrongful death class action lawsuit against a disgraced ex-governor. Andrew Cuomo and his former assistant Melissa DeRosa. Daniel Arbeeny, 59, an outspoken critic of Cuomo’s handling of the pandemic, claims his father contracted the coronavirus and …

Anyone at Cape Henlopen High School who wants to enroll in a college or school nursing education program and needs financial assistance still has time to apply for the scholarship of Nursing Studies Darby Mowll, RN. This program offers an award each year to two qualified candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. The scholarships are …

Cedar Rapids Hospital partners with second nursing school to hire new graduates Michaela Ram April 18, 2022 2:53 p.m., update: April 18, 2022 5:37 p.m. UnityPoint Health-St Luke’s Hospital employees gather for an April 2020 Emergency Department tour in Cedar Rapids. (The Gazette) CEDAR RAPIDS—UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital announced a partnership with Kirkwood Community College …

Grace Herring, a senior at Mount Mercy University, prepares an ECG machine Thursday, April 14, 2022, in the emergency room at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Geoff Stellfox/The Gazette) Mount Mercy University senior Grace Herring reviews her duties as she completes her transfer Thursday, April 14, 2022, at St. Luke’s Hospital Emergency Room …

MAYS LANDING – Nursing students about to complete Atlantic Cape Community College’s program as registered nurses moved around the student center on Monday at a job fair to help them choose which hospital or other institution to apply to, or which additional training to choose next. Some had already chosen their next step. “I applied …

On Saturday, nurses chat with nursing students at the National Student Nurses’ Association convention in Salt Lake City. The panel addressed the convention’s theme, “Behold the Heroes.” (Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Amy Christensen told nursing students on Saturday about her experience of constant work during the onset …

TALAHASSEE Florida healthcare facilities have a new set of rules to restrict visitation thanks to a bill approved by Governor Ron DeSantis on Wednesday. Senate Bill 988, which sponsors the “No Patient Left Alone Act,” was largely a response to the early months of the coronavirus pandemic during which the DeSantis administration severely limited visits …

NEW YORK (AP) — Nursing home residents are subjected to inefficient care and poor staff, while facility finances are shrouded in secrecy and regulatory lapses go unenforced, according to a report Wednesday that called for sweeping changes in an industry whose failures have been brought to light by the pandemic. For anyone who has seen …

Vicki Caraway, nurse and esteemed health leader, RN, BSN, MBA, NE-BC, has been appointed chief nursing officer at the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida. Ms. Caraway has over 32 years of oncology nursing experience. Most recently, she was Vice President of Nursing Research and Care Management at sister companies Florida Cancer …

Eight chief doctors and nurses move to hospitals and health systems Becker’s covers since March 21: By André CarpenterDNP is moving from Philadelphia-based Jefferson Health to UnityPoint Health in West Des Moines, Iowa, where he will serve as chief nursing officer beginning May 9. LewisGale Medical Center, based in Salem, Va., named Amy Woods her …

Opponents of a bill that would change nursing home staffing standards are stepping up their efforts to convince Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto it. Jamie Mongiovi, director of communications for AARP Florida, said members of the seniors’ advocacy group called and emailed the governor’s office asking for a veto. “This legislation is just going to …

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Opponents of a bill that would change nursing home staffing standards are stepping up their efforts to convince Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto it. Jamie Mongiovi, director of communications for AARP Florida, said members of the seniors’ advocacy group called and emailed the governor’s office asking for a veto. READ MORE: Hamilton …

Kirkwood Community College’s nursing program has earned accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission on Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), according to a press release from the community college. Of the 15 two-year nursing programs in Iowa, Kirkwood’s program is one of five to be accredited. The institution applied for pre-accreditation in 2019. …

ALBANY, NY — A new audit says former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration underestimated the number of COVID deaths of New York City nursing home residents by the thousands. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said the public had been misled by people at the highest levels of government. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during his daily …

TALAHASSEE Opponents of a bill that would upend staffing standards in Florida nursing homes now have one last hope: Governor Ron DeSantis’ veto pen. House Bill 1239 was approved by the Legislature on Monday with bipartisan support after a controversial campaign by labor groups and seniors’ advocates, who claim it will reduce the quality of …

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Florida lawmakers gave final approval on Monday to a plan that would change staffing standards at nursing homes, amid a debate over how it would affect residents. The Senate voted 28-9 to pass the bill (HB 1239), which was approved by the House on Friday in an 80-31 vote. It is set …

Nursing students at the University of Iowa struggle to pay for parking, coordinate carpools, and take the bus to the hospital and UI clinics for clinics. Braden Ernst The Hawkeye Commuter Lot, 3 miles from the hospital, is seen on March 6, 2022. University of Iowa nursing students struggle with inconvenient transportation options when it …

One of Iowa’s largest nursing home chains, now mired in bankruptcy, owes taxpayers more than $1 million in unpaid fines over poor quality resident care, according to the federal government. QHC Facilities, which owns eight skilled nursing facilities — including Crestview Acres in Marion — and two assisted living centers in Iowa, filed for bankruptcy …

The Master of Science in Nursing: Entry into Practice program is available for students of any age, with any type of degree, and will be offered in spring 2023. The University of Iowa is looking for students with various degrees to apply for the new accelerated nursing program for spring 2023 during a national nursing …

TALAHASSEE Mary Shannon Daniel reads almost every comment from the Facebook support group. It’s aimed at families in Florida trying to visit loved ones in long-term care, and the posts are piling up quickly — especially in the last few months during the omicron wave of the coronavirus. “We haven’t seen our loved ones for …

February 26, 2022 – Manor Pines, a Marrinson Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility, celebrates its second year with Holy Cross Health as a Skilled Nursing Facility with “Network’s Best Transitions”. Manor Pines staff work closely with the Holy Cross Acute Care and Population Health Management teams as part of the Performance Network to ensure the …

The Florida House may be on the verge of adopting a plan that would revamp staffing standards in nursing homes, as a debate continues over whether the changes would result in reduced care for residents. The House Health and Human Services Committee voted 15-5 on Wednesday to approve the proposal (HB 1239), which came as …

TALAHASSEE The bill was drafted by the nursing home industry, but that’s not the end of the story. That was the assurance given by Sen. Ben Albritton, R-Wauchula, the lawmaker backing Senate Bill 804 — which would make substantial changes to how the state regulates nursing home staffing levels. care. Albritton promised he would work …

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The Joint Commission offers certification in post-acute care, emphasizing the importance of effective care transitions, as one of its various accreditation and certification options for nursing care facilities. Certification is available to organizations that also receive or have previously received accreditation under the Nursing Center Accreditation Program. Here are 203 nursing facilities across the country …

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The entrance to the Harry Chernin Skilled Nursing Facility at Miami Jewish Health Systems in Douglas Gardens. Pedro Portal [email protected] TALAHASSEE A bill that will require greater transparency about how nursing homes across the state spend their money passed the Florida House on Wednesday. The measure, House Bill 539, would require nursing homes to submit …

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“I hope the city will look at the structure of this division, of this department, because it is such a large division … responsible for the student population of approximately 42 public schools in the city of New Haven plus three or four parochial schools “said Hutcherson. The director of nursing also manages the city’s …

The Health Commissioner under disgraced New York Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed on Thursday that thousands more nursing home residents have died of COVID-19 than official state tallies had previously acknowledged. , dealing another blow to his image as a hero of the pandemic. The surprise development, after the state refused for months to release its …

Last year, Caribou Rehab and Nursing Center had more certified practical nurses than there were CNA positions. The Aroostook County Nursing Home typically employs between 60 and 65 health care aides, administrator Phil Cyr said. Last year, these positions were replaced 74 times. In a typical year, it could replace 25 or 30 DACs. This …

ERIN, Tenn. (WKRN) – An investigation is underway after a fire Friday morning at a Houston County nursing home. The fire started at Signature Healthcare, located on Rocky Hollow Road, around 5am. A patient was taken to a Nashville hospital with serious injuries and later died. In addition, 16 patients were treated by first responders …

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – A state report from the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals says a Marion retirement home hid allegations of abuse and is facing staffing issues resulting in a food and insulin delay for people. The report, which is 112 pages from a December 2021 visit, said the Silver Oak Nursing …

This photo from 2019 shows the Willow Gardens care center in Marion. The facility was sold in May 2020 and its name changed to Silver Oak Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. State inspectors cited the center for more than two dozen health care violations. (Google StreetView) A nursing home in Marion has been cited for more …

HIALEAH, Florida. – Hospitals are getting creative to fill chronic nursing shortages across a range of units, partnering with the University of Miami to create a pipeline of opportunities. “A lot of people have come into nursing simply because they want to make a change with COVID,” said Nichole Crenshaw, associate dean of undergraduate nursing …

The University of Miami School of Nursing is sending nurses to hospitals in South Florida due to shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Starting next week, dozens of UM nursing students will begin clinical rotations at five hospitals in Miami-Dade and Broward, beginning with Palmetto General Hospital. If the hospitals are successful, the students will …

Linn and Black Hawk counties have the worst reports Clark Kauffman – Iowa Capital Breakdown January 16, 2022 2:18 p.m., update: January 17, 2022 2:39 p.m. The number of reported COVID-19 infections in Iowa nursing homes has nearly doubled in the past two weeks, according to recently released data from state health officials. Last week, …

ASBURY, Iowa (KCRG) – Even though long-term care facilities were experiencing staffing shortages long before the COVID-19 pandemic, the pandemic has exacerbated those shortages. “You’re seeing more staff who are away because they’re sick or just because of the mitigating factors they stayed home for,” said Janet Warren, executive director of Luther Manor. “We find …

COVID-19 infections are skyrocketing in nursing homes. Deaths among residents are only a fraction of what they were in 2020. But staffing shortages have worsened and are affecting resident care. AILSA CHANG, HOST: Today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Biden administration’s COVID vaccine mandates is a mixed decision. The court struck down the mandate for …

January 10, 2022 – Miami Dade College (MDC) farm campus will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new Benjamin Leon School of Nursing, Simulation and Skills Center, a state-of-the-art learning environment and training center that will prepare students to provide excellent patient care. The ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 26, at …

(WGHP) – As hospital systems continue to be pressured by the COVID-19 pandemic, Triad’s nursing programs are helping to boost the pipeline of potential employees. NEXT → Where is COVID-19 spreading fastest? View North Carolina County Spread Map Projections show North Carolina could be short of about 12,500 registered nurses and 5,000 licensed practical nurses. …

January 10, 2022) – Rosie Inguanzo-Martin, CEO and co-founder of Allegiance Home Health, has joined the advisory board of Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. “The College will benefit from Rosie’s extensive experience as a leader in the community and within our healthcare system,” said Safiya George, Ph.D., Dean of Christine E. …

Florida will send 1 million home COVID-19 tests to nursing homes and long-term care facilities for the elderly, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday. DeSantis made the announcement at a rehabilitation center in West Palm Beach, where he was joined by Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Florida Emergency Management Director Kevin Guthrie and Simone Marstiller …

The state pays the agency $330 per overtime hour for each nurse Jared Strong – Iowa Capital Breakdown December 24, 2021 8:55 a.m., update: December 24, 2021 9:17 a.m. In a photo from Dec. 23, 2020, Dr. James Bell puts on the rest of his personal protective equipment in the anteroom before entering the rooms …

EAST PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Nursing homes across Rhode Island are against the clock when it comes to getting their staffing levels where they need to be. As facilities across the state face labor shortages, a new law setting long-term care standards takes effect next month, which includes a staffing mandate. According to the latest …

There was already a nationwide shortage of nurses before the pandemic. It is now a full-fledged crisis affecting every hospital in South Florida. “We have lost approximately 400 nurses within our system,” said Carol Biggs, general manager of nursing for Jackson Health Systems. “We are now hiring nurses before they even get their license.” Nursing …

ST. PAUL – Governor Tim walz plans to train, deploy approximately 1,000 new certified nursing assistants to long-term care facilities by the end of next month. Walz on Monday announced a new partnership between the state government, colleges and long-term care providers to recruit, train and deploy new CNAs to help long-term care facilities with …

13900 Northeast Third Court and 18905 Northeast 25th Avenue (Google Maps) Aventura Nursing Homes’ Claridge House and Regents Park in northern Miami-Dade County sold for a combined $ 33.4 million. CareRite, based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, through affiliates, bought half of each facility’s stake, according to records. Two other entities, each managed by Bent …

Board members of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) have approved a program to provide up to $7,500 in student loan forgiveness to Commonwealth nurses. The board on Thursday approved the Student Loan Relief Program for Nurses to provide $5 million in debt relief to nurses amid state and national staffing shortages that s …

The massive $ 1.9 trillion US bailout law was passed in March of this year in part to help Americans recover from the impact of COVID-19, but much of its funding was intended to help make communities stronger for the future. Today, after months of nominations and planning, a coalition of Southeastern Texas universities and …

Nurses need to laugh and go out at night. “Now more than ever,” added Blake Lynch. And he’s waiting with the antidote. Lynch is known as “Nurse Blake,” an internet sensation turned comedian with over 2.4 million subscribers, tons of skits on YouTube, and his own podcast. He is currently on his PTO 50-City Tour …

On October 29, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an annual update of the Hospital Cost Report (PUF) public-use file and released the PUF cost report for the first time. skilled nursing facilities (SNF). These PUFs contain data for 2014-2018. These products were developed using the Health Care Cost Reporting Information …

SALISBURY, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – A recent inspection report from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services found that a resident with dementia likely ate a rodent and the nursing home where he resided did not immediately notify a physician or the resident. family. The finding was in a 51-page report released …

Each year, Florida International University trains 170 to 175 nurses. About 85% stay and work in Florida, says Ora Strickland, dean of the Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the CRF. She spoke to FLORIDA TREND about the effects of COVID-19 on the nursing profession. Shortage: “There was a nursing shortage even …

Chevall Pryce, Personal editor October 26, 2021 1of2 Billy Ledesma, LSC BSN graduate, delivers a speech at the recent graduation ceremony. Lone Star College has had its Bachelor of Nursing program approved by the Accreditation Commission for Nursing Education. Show moreShow less 2of2 Nurses conclude their inaugural RN RN ceremony at Lone Star College-Montgomery by …

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (WRIC) – Fearing for the health and safety of her mother, Hazel Drumgoole said she removed her mother from the Colonial Heights Rehabilitation and Nursing Center and filed complaints at the level of the State and federal level. 8News discovered that the facility had a history of problems. Marie Drumgoole was transported …

Nursing Director Katie Candia gives Michon Scott, a licensed practical nurse, a COVID-19 booster shot at West Ridge Care Center in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The West Ridge Care Center administrator wants everything his staff be vaccinated, but like many administrators of long-term care centers across the country, he strongly opposes a …

The share of U.S. nursing home residents who are registered as having schizophrenia has skyrocketed over the past decade. As The New York Times reported last month, the change is in part due to a wave of questionable diagnoses. A 2012 government effort to reduce the unnecessary use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes included …

The Benjamín León School of Nursing at Miami Dade College (MDC) lecture series will feature a collaborative discussion on best practices for training novice nurses transitioning to the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday October 27. the event is open to the public free of charge. Over the past …

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Colleges in Rhode Island and across the country are facing a shortage of nursing faculty, which means there aren’t enough qualified professionals to teach thousands of nurses. students seeking to become health professionals. Carolynn Masters, dean of the nursing program at Rhode Island College, says she has struggled for months to …

“During my first clinical rotation as a nursing student, I walked through these doors and thought to myself, ‘Wow, this is what I’m supposed to do,’ said Tatiana Costa, graduate of West Coast University (WCU). After starting at WCU, Costa was convinced that nursing was the career path she wanted to pursue. But, like many …

NPR’s Michel Martin speaks with Dr Randy Tobler, CEO of Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri, about the Covid cases and staff shortages at his facility. MICHEL MARTIN, ANIMATOR: We’re going to start today by talking about some things that affect our health here in the United States and around the world. In a few …

By ANNIKA MERRILEES, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS (AP) – Nursing homes in Missouri with the vast majority of staff vaccinated tend to have rates of COVID-19 cases among residents, according to federal records, a trend that may offer broader lessons on the virus and how it can be slowed down. Many state nursing homes …

DES MOINES, Iowa (KCCI) – Hospitals and nursing homes in Iowa are reporting a widespread shortage of nurses as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the state. A survey by the Iowa Board of Nursing and the Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce found that nearly 58% of hospitals say it is difficult to find …

Seven hours later, she heard from Mr. Burnett himself. “He was fine,” she said. “But he said his left foot was swollen, it had sores underneath and it hurt. It comes from the warehouse. State officials, alerted to deteriorating conditions in the warehouse, relocated all residents within 24 hours from Wednesday, and Friday morning, empty …

The state of Iowa has agreed to temporarily waive training requirements for nurse aides who provide much of the practical care in nursing homes. The waivers were issued by the director of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals two weeks ago in response to a request from industry lobbyists. They will be in effect …

“During my first clinical rotation as a nursing student, I walked through these doors and thought to myself, ‘Wow, this is what I’m supposed to do,’ said Tatiana Costa, graduate of West Coast University (WCU). After starting at WCU, Costa was convinced that nursing was the career path she wanted to pursue. But, like many …

Honorary titles will be presented at the health policy conference in October September 1, 2021 (Washington, DC) – The American Academy of Nursing (Academy) will officially appoint four Distinguished Experts as Honorary Members at the Academy’s Health Policy Conference, to be held in a hybrid format from October 7-9, 2021. Notable in In their field, …

COVID-19 is spreading again in Texas nursing homes. Active cases among residents tripled in one month, from 389 on July 30 to 1,213 on August 30, according to Texas Health and Human Services. The 10-county region that includes Harris County is the second largest share with 241 active cases. . The Houston health department has …

August 23, 2021 – LeadingAge Florida, the only association in Florida representing the entire continuum of care for the elderly, today announced that Lisa Smith has been hired as the Director of Nursing Home Public Policy at the ‘association. Ms. Smith joins LeadingAge Florida after working at the Agency for Healthcare Administration, where she served …

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami / NSF) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Florida, the White House announced on Wednesday that nursing homes that depend on Medicaid and Medicare funding must demand that members of their staff get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The announcement will have a ripple effect across Florida, which has nearly 700 nursing …

Many nursing homes across the country must now figure out how to get all their employees vaccinated or risk losing federal funding as early as September. President Biden made the announcement Wednesday to try to increase the immunization rate among healthcare workers in long-term care facilities. Florida has nearly 700 licensed nursing homes in the …

DANIA BEACH, Florida – Residents of an assisted living facility in Dania Beach were evacuated by rescue teams on Friday afternoon after part of the facility lost power. The blackout shortly after 2 p.m. affected 16 patients at The Residence at Dania Beach who were quarantined with COVID-19, officials said. Because they could not be …