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The Right and Responsibility to Vote

Kentucky Nurses: The Right and Responsibility to Vote Dixon, Laura August 26, 2004 came and went for many nurses, the significance of the day remained lost among the bells and whistles in the ICU or in the medication room crowded with nurses gathering medications for yet another trip down a long, busy, hospital hallway. On […]

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Kentucky Nurses Foundation

Kentucky Nurses Foundation We are in our second year of a state wide fund raising campaign and while significant dollars have been pledged or contributed there is still a long way to go. More than ever scholarships are needed to assist those going into nursing or advancing their education. This past summer the River City […]

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Advisors Resource Group, Inc. top 10 most common financial mistakes

Advisors Resource Group, Inc. top 10 most common financial mistakes In the course of everyday activities you will make many financial decisions. From a financial perspective, we would like to think they are all the best decisions we could make. In reality many are not and those “mistakes” could be depriving you of thousands of […]

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2003 KNA Convention Poster Presentation Abstracts

2003 KNA Convention Poster Presentation Abstracts Congratulations to all those who were accepted for and presented a poster at the 2003 KNA Convention! We are proud of your outstanding work. Following are the first set of abstraets; the remaining abstracts will be published in the next edition of the Kentucky Nurse. Abstract Eliminating Illumination in […]

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Nightingale Society, The

Nightingale Society, The The Kentucky Nurses Foundation recently created an exciting new donor recognition program to recognize and publicly express appreciation to donors for their support of nursing. After just a few weeks of fundraising, the Foundation has already raised over $60,000 as of November 15, 2003. The following individuals have made gifts and/or multi-year […]

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Infectious disease: (Ebola virus)

Infectious disease: (Ebola virus) Murphy, Lori Ebola is defined as a hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola filovirus. The signs and symptoms of Ebola include fever, headache, joint and muscle aches, sore throat, and weakness, followed by diarrhea, vomiting and stomach pain. A rash, red eyes, hiccups, and internal and external bleeding have been seen […]

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28th CSH Army ICU Nurse Thrives on Patient Care

28th CSH Army ICU Nurse Thrives on Patient Care Bell, Mark BAGHDAD, Iraq-Capt. Sarah Grivicic, from Louisville, KY, wanted a challenge when she joined the Army three years ago. Now, she’s an intensive care nurse assigned to the 28th Combat Support Hospital, in support of Operation Iraq Freedom. “I wanted a challenge to do something […]

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Home Study Courses Offered by the Kentucky Nurses Association

Home Study Courses Offered by the Kentucky Nurses Association Home Study Courses Home Study Courses include a written booklet, fun activities, and an open-book post test for CE credit. The test, regular grading, and CE Credit are included in the course price. Tests are hand graded by Suzanne Hall Johnson with individual feedback on your […]

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Professional Nursing in Kentucky

Professional Nursing in Kentucky Professional Nursing in Kentucky * Yesterday * Today * Tomorrow is a book being developed by the Publications Subcommittee for the 2006 Centennial project of the Kentucky Nurses Association. The Editors are collecting pictures, documents, articles, and stories of nurses, nursing schools, hospitals, and health agencies to tell the story of […]

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Spalding University Founds ‘Center for Human Dignity, Ethics and Caring in Nursing’ To Aid Community

Spalding University Founds ‘Center for Human Dignity, Ethics and Caring in Nursing’ To Aid Community Spalding University, located in Louisville, Kentucky, has established the Center for the Study of Human Dignity, Ethics and Caring in Nursing. Unique among schools of nursing in the United States, the Center offers a paradigm of learning opportunities and services […]