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10-27-10

Week of October 27, 2010. Click the front page to download the issue!
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:32:55 PM

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COLORADO CENTER FOR NURSING EXCELLENCE NAMES ROGER SMITH TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:42:42 PM

The Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence (the Center) is proud to announce that Roger Smith, Ph.D., has joined their team as the newest addition to its board of directors.



Centura Health at Home Receives Three Gold Leaf Awards
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:43:50 PM

Centura Health at Home was awarded three Gold Leaf awards at the Colorado Healthcare Communicators (CHC) 2010 Awards dinner held on October 21, 2010 for community relations, internal communications and non-profit project of the year.



Colorado Health Institute names Michele Lueck new president and CEO
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:52:14 PM

The Colorado Health Institute (CHI) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Michele Lueck has been named new president and CEO of the Denver-based nonprofit health policy Institute



ASK VICKI - To Nursing Star Readers
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:50:53 PM

ASK VICKI - To Nursing Star Readers Last week I answered a question related to weight loss and concerns for how to keep the weight off on a long term basis. I wanted to add something that I think is hugely important about food addictions that separates it from other addictions.



NURSE TALK - QUESTIONS MIX
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:55:05 PM

Q. What one thing always has to be in your fridge? A. Diet Dr. Pepper. That’s my go drink. I can’t live without it. Heather Kelley, LPN Q. What do you want to be when you grow up? A. A real person who has made a difference in the world and made a difference with my patients. Woodson Nightwalker, LPN Q. What would be a perfect day to you? A. Sleeping in past 6 a.m. with nothing I have to do but just spend time with my husband and my two kids doing what I want to do. Jennifer Marler, LPN Q. What’s the best advice someone has given you? A. Never stop learning. Learning is neverending in healthcare, especially nursing. There’s always something new to learn every day. Nicole Parker, LPN



Military nurses share their experiences in new book
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:45:10 PM

You’ll Know You’re a Military Nurse When… highlights challenges and rewards of military nurses - Military nurses, along with military physicians and medics, have helped increase survivability of combat wounds to approximately 95% in Iraq and Afghanistan – the highest of any war ever fought.



CARTOON - A Shovel Ready Job -By William Warren
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:49:27 PM


Alzheimer’s Association Hosts A Culturally Competent Understanding of Dementia in Latinos
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:46:56 PM

In Recognition of November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month - In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (NADM), the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter and National Association of Hispanic Nurses Colorado Chapter proudly present A Culturally Understanding of Dementia in Latinos.



Two Nurses on the Frontlines of Saving Newborn Lives Honored with First International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Award
Posted: 10/27/2010 at 3:47:42 PM

10,000 newborns die worldwide every day - DURBAN, South Africa (24 October 2010) - Two nurses will be honoured today with the first International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Award.



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