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Three area nursing homes added to state watch list
Of 127 facilities now on the list, seven are in Southwest Florida — down from 11 local facilities in August 2014. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:47:31 -0700

Close the male-female nursing pay gap now
To the editor: I suspected that there was pay inequality in nursing, but having it verified by a study is quite disturbing. We have a "super nurse" in the family and have always been thankful for the great care and compassion received from nurses, previously mostly female and recently some... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:31:40 -0700

In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study
Title: In Nursing, Men Still Paid More Than Women: Study Category: Health News Created: 3/24/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:30:48 -0700

Nursing Home Owned By Brian Foley, Figure In Rowland Scandal, Fined $5,000
A Shelton nursing home owned by Brian Foley – who was sentenced to three months in a halfway house in January in a campaign corruption scandal – has been fined $5,000 for lapses in care and ordered to hire a nursing consultant. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:57:55 -0700

High nursing home bills squeeze insurers, driving rates up
Thirty years ago, insurance companies had the answer to the soaring cost of caring for the elderly. Plan ahead and buy a policy that will cover your expenses. Now, there's a new problem: Even insurers ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:39:27 -0700

Despite High Rates Of Nursing Injuries, Government Regulators Take Little Action
While industry and government officials agree something needs to be done to prevent the tens of thousands of debilitating injuries among nursing staff, nobody can agree how to enforce it. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:01:01 -0700

Even in nursing, no equal pay for women
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Even though nine out of 10 nurses are women, men in the profession earn higher salaries, and the pay gap has remained constant over the past quarter century, a study finds. The typical salary gap has consistently been about $5,000 even after adjusting for factors such as experience, education, work hours, clinical specialty, and marital and parental status ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:54:29 -0700

Even In Nursing, Men Earn More Than Women
Almost all registered nurses are women, but men in the profession are paid more, a study finds. The differences were especially startling in outpatient settings and for nurse anesthetists. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:14:08 -0700

Apply to Medical School With an Undergraduate Nursing Degree
I have been asked if someone with an undergraduate degree in nursing can apply and attend medical school. The answer is, "yes." Nurses can go to medical school. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, 1,034 applicants with undergraduate degrees in nursing applied to medical school between 2010 and 2014, and 319 nurses have matriculated. Nurses can go on to become physicians or ... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:30:00 -0700

Capella University and ANA Leadership Institute™ Announce Nursing Scholarship Winners and New Full-Tuition BSN ...
Joining forces to support and educate nurses who want to advance the nursing profession and make an even bigger impact on patient care, Capella University , Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:20:00 -0700

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