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Week of April 19, 2010. Click the page to download the issue!
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:38:18 PM

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Global Effort: Caring theory put back into practice around the globe
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:26:04 PM

Jean Watson, RN, Ph.D., AHN-bc, FAAN and distinguished professor of nursing at the University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing, is an expert nurse theorist whose caring theory is being put into practice by nurses at hospitals around the globe.

UCH earns third consecutive Magnet designation
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:27:54 PM

Carolyn Sanders, RN, Ph.D., CNO and vice president of patient services at UCH, believes the honor speaks volumes about the quality of the hospital’s 1,250 nurses and the care they provide.

Fifteen Colo. nurses selected as finalists for Nightingale Award
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:26:55 PM

The Nightingale Awards event was founded in 1985 to honor nurses who best exemplify the philosophy and practice of Florence Nightingale, a 19th century nursing pioneer, who epitomized the art of helping people toward their optimal health.

NCMC ICU earns national award for quality, care
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:31:37 PM

NCMC has earned The Beacon Award for Critical Care excellence which recognizes the nation’s top pediatric, progressive and critical care units.

Vouchers available for those who need blood drawn for health fair
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:29:44 PM

To accommodate more individuals, organizers of the Loveland Community Health Fair have created a voucher system for people still needing to have their blood drawn for screening.

Centura Health teams up with College Network
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:31:09 PM

New online courses increase opportunities for staff development

Action for Health Kids chooses Washington as chairperson
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:29:22 PM

Reginald L. Washington, MD,

ANA announces formal recognition of WOC nursing
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:33:42 PM

The American Nurses Association (ANA), the largest nursing organization in the U.S., announces the formal recognition of wound, ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing as a specialty.

CDC study finds colorectal cancer screening need improvement
Posted: 4/16/2010 at 2:34:28 PM

More than 75 percent of primary care physicians in the United States who order or perform the fecal occult blood test (FOBT) as a screening option for colorectal cancer perform an in-office test rather than relying on the home-based test, even though the home-based test is more accurate, a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found.

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