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RNs removing epidural catheters

RNs removing epidural catheters Torre, Carolyn The Practice Committee of the BON has issued an opinion regarding registered nurses removing epidural catheters: RNs may do so if they have been educated to do so, if they follow institutional policy/ procedure in doing so and if they are doing it according to the direct order of […]

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Region 2

Region 2 Croonquist, Scott Region 2 board and general members held their annual brunch on September 28, 2003 at Victor’s Maywood Inn. It was a successful afternoon, enjoyed by the board members, as well as general members of NJSNA. A special “thank you” to John Fajvan for making this annual brunch such a success. As […]

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New ANA Member Benefit COMING SOON

New ANA Member Benefit COMING SOON ANA has signed an agreement to partner with HealthCom Media (HCM) to produce a new periodical, American Nurse Today. American Nurse Today will be the official journal of the ANA. Members will receive the new periodical as a benefit and non-members and institutions will have the opportunity to buy […]

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TREATMENT AND RECOVERY

TREATMENT AND RECOVERY Raia, Susan This is the last in a series of articles related to impaired nursing practice in nursing. A treatment program should include the principles that chemical dependency is a treatable primary disease process and that the goal of treatment is abstinence. It will often include inpatient detoxification, followed by primary care […]

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All Across the United States, Registered Nurses are Being Saluted

All Across the United States, Registered Nurses are Being Saluted NATIONAL NURSES WEEK-MAY 6-12 On May 6, 2006, the New Jersey State Nurses Association will be joining the American Nurses Association in celebrating National RN Recognition Day, as part of National Nurses Week, which is held May 6-12, every year. The purpose of National RN […]

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New professional nursing membership options

Coming soon: New professional nursing membership options Cohen, Susan In June 2003, the American Nurses’ Association (ANA) House of Delegates voted to broaden their membership affiliations to embrace and build better connections between specialty nursing organizations and the nursing profession at-large to which we all belong. Soon, each New Jersey nurse will have more membership […]

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Measure Would Establish Commission to Improve Health Care Workers’ Pension Benefits

Measure Would Establish Commission to Improve Health Care Workers’ Pension Benefits Rainer, Sharon The General Assembly amended and passed legislation Assembly members Louis D. Greenwald (D-6), Herb Conaway, M.D. (D-7), Jeff Van Drew (D-1), and Loretta Weinberg (D-37) sponsored to set up a study commission that would devise ways to help New Jersey attract and […]

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Study identifies ANA in list of most influential groups

Study identifies ANA in list of most influential groups Abood, Sheila A recently published study “Coalitions and Interest Group Influence over Health Policy,” presented at the Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association has identified ANA among the top twenty five groups with influence in health policy. Investigating the reputations of influence for 171 […]

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Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member elected as president of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools Board of Trustees

Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member elected as president of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools Board of Trustees Dr. Lucille A. Joel, a Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member, has been elected president of the Board of Trustees of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS). Prior to her election, […]

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importance of Magnet Recognition in recruiting and retaining nurses, The

importance of Magnet Recognition in recruiting and retaining nurses, The Foley, Regina Mr. Chairman and Members of the Subcommittee: I am Regina Foley, a Registered Nurse and Vice President for Patient Care Services and Chief Nurse Executive of Ocean Medical Center, a 237 bed hospital in Brick, Ocean County, New Jersey. I will discuss Meridian […]