Six nurses from the New York/New Jersey Metro region were recognized June 5 as regional winners of Nurse.com's GEM Awards at the Teaneck (N.J.) Marriot at Glenpointe.
The nursing department at Mercy Medical Center, a member hospital of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island, conducted its annual Birth, Baby and Beyond educational seminar.
The North Shore-LIJ Health System conducted an open house Feb. 11 to dedicate the new space of its Contemporary Womens Care practice in Islandia. The practice, acquired by NSLIJ last year, was relocated from its previous space in Smithtown to a 17,000-square-foot facility at a cost of $3.5 million to complete.
The Nursing Students Association of New York State conducted its 61st annual convention Feb. 23-24. The two-day conference included breakout sessions geared toward helping new graduates successfully navigate their transition into the working world.
New York's new gun control legislation, designed to curb the growing incidence of gun violence in the state, has become the center of debate in the mental health community.