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07-13-10

Week of July 13, 2010. Click the front page to download the issue!
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:06:04 AM

Published weekly, Denver's Nursing Star was established in 2003 and is broadcast to RNs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals every week. With more than 9,525 e-publication readers and 120,000 monthly visitors to our Web site, Denver's Nursing Star is the largest health care newspaper in Colorado. Our print and online edition has a readership of 20,000+ and is distributed monthly to healthcare facilities throughout the Denver Metro area and direct mailed to RNs, LPNs, students and faculty at college and universities throughout the state. If you have a news idea, press release, announcements or personnel changes that affect the industry - call 720-283-2209 or email news@denvernursingstar.com. RECRUITERS: Ask about our advertising opportunities - JOB ALERTS (Immediate broadcast/Immediate results) - RECRUITER SPOTLIGHTS - RECRUITER SHOWCASE - PRINTABLE PDF. ADVERTISING - BANNER ADS AND ONLINE RATES AVAILABLE. To request rates and information email info@denvernursingstar.com . COPYRIGHT © 2008 METRO PUBLISHING L.L.C. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED This www.denvernursingstar.com website is owned and operated by METRO PUBLISHING L.L.C. and contains material that is protected by international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws and unless otherwise specified, is intended for your personal, noncommercial use only. Images and information contained on this site may not be modified, copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed for commercial use in any way unless authorized by the publisher or editor of Denver's Nursing Star. You may download material from this site and may use this site for personal and non-commercial use, provided all copyright and other proprietary notices remain intact. To request authorization for commercial use or reproduction of any material on this site email info@denvernursingstar.com or call 720-283-2209.



RN overcomes obstacles to find life’s gems
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:00:00 AM

RN Kathy Raasch has crossed the finish line many times—in races and in life. But it’s the journey that makes it all worthwhile.



Coloradans run in their undies to fight colon cancer - Second annual Denver Undy 5000 attracts approximately 1,070 participants
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:03:10 AM

The 2nd Annual Denver Undy 5000 5K run/walk was held Saturday, June 26, and brought approximately 1,070 participants to Denver’s City Park—close to 700 of them formed teams. The Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA), a national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer, hosted the event with a percentage of the more than $100,000 raised benefiting the Colorado Colorectal Screening Program, a program that provides uninsured Coloradans colonoscopies at no cost through the University of Colorado Cancer Center.



Question of the Week - Should Mandatory Continued Education Courses be implemented for Colorado RNs and/or LPNs?
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:04:48 AM

Should Mandatory Continued Education Courses be implemented for Colorado RNs and/or LPNs? Missouri and Oklahoma do not require mandatory continued education classes for license renewal while Kansas nurses must receive at least 30 continued education hours prior to license renewal (every two years). Arkansas requires 15 contact hours every two years prior to renewal (20 if license expires) and Texas requires 20 contact hours prior to renewal. Denver’s Nursing Star want to hear your thoughts on this subject! Please email your response, along with your name, nursing credentials, city, and contact information to news@denvernursingstar.com or fax it to 720-283-2209.



ASK VICKI -I don't want to get a divorce
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:17:11 AM

I don't want to get a divorce but I can't continue living like this; how can I get my husband to talk to me?



North Colorado Med Evac offers flights for high-risk obstetrics
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:02:12 AM

Expectant mothers who face a health crisis and need emergency air transport now can benefit from the services of North Colorado Med Evac. Service began Tuesday, July 6.



McKee Medical Center becomes Epicenter for training robotic surgeons
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:14:00 AM

Because of its commitment to excellence in robotically-assisted surgery, McKee Medical Center has been designated as an Epicenter for gynecological surgery by the makers of the surgical robot.



Colorado School of Public Health professor appointed FDA advisor
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:14:46 AM

John Kittelson, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Informatics at the Colorado School of Public Health, has been appointed to a three-year term on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee. As a member of the committee, Kittelson advises the FDA on issues related to the marketing and use of drugs targeting reproductive and urologic health.



Earth to NASA
Posted: 7/13/2010 at 10:15:47 AM


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