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Leaders are made, not born, according to legendary Green Bay Packers football coach Vince Lombardi. That holds true in nursing as much as football, and today's nurse leaders are grooming the next generation of managers. Read more »
SUNY Downstate nurse anesthesia students taking part in clinicals at SBH
SBH Health System in the Bronx is serving as a clinical site for the first class of students in the nurse anesthesia program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Nursing, Brooklyn. Read more »
Patient safety honoree appreciates South Nassau's commitment
As vice president of organizational effectiveness at South Nassau Communities Hospital, Ruth Ragusa's responsibilities are numerous and far-reaching, but she never forgets her top priority: keeping patients safe. Read more »
NYU nursing researcher studies obesity in Latinos
NYU College of Nursing student researcher Lauren Gerchow, RN, BSN, has sought to identify the factors that contribute to obesity in Latino populations by compiling a systematic review of qualitative studies that focused on food patterns in Latina women. Her study was published in the May/June issue of Nursing Research. Read more »
Pace University's nursing school receives $50K grant
Pace University's Lienhard School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions, Manhattan, has been selected for the fourth time for a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program, according to a news release. Read more »
Pace University nursing school selects new associate dean
Pace University's Lienhard School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions, Manhattan, announced the appointment in August of Carol Roye, RN, EdD, CPNP, FAAN, as its new associate dean for faculty scholarship. Read more »
Nurse practitioner among Beth Israel Wonderful World award winners
Ann-Marie Dassler, RN, FNP, MSN, was one of four winners of the 2014 What a Wonderful World Award announced in August by Joanne V. Loewy, director of Mount Sinai Beth Israel's Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, Manhattan. Read more »
Notable Nurses: Pace nursing professor earns kudos for 35-year certification
Karen "Toby" Haghenbeck, RN, PhD, assistant professor at the Lienhard School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions at Pace University in Manhattan, was honored by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and the AACN Certification Corporation for maintaining 35 years of continuous CCRN certification. Read more »
Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center announces facility expansion
Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center, Yonkers, N.Y., has announced plans for a three-story expansion project that will cost approximately $22 million and accommodate 32 additional medically complex children who are dependent on ventilators. Read more »
Hospitals making headlines: Hunterdon event raises $50,000 for nursing scholarships
The Hunterdon Medical Center Foundation raised $50,000 for nursing scholarships June 4 at the Prosperity Awards: Investing in the Future of Nursing at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, N.J., to honor nurses at Hunterdon Medical Center. Read more »
13 New Jersey hospitals, health systems named Most Wired
Thirteen New Jersey hospitals and health systems in the New York Metro area have been named Most Wired organizations of 2014 by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine. The annual Most Wired survey measures the level of information technology adoption in U.S. hospitals and health systems. Read more »

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