In the first lawsuit, filed in August 2005, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Illinois, along with the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, the group Equip for Equality, and the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis, alleged that four residents of nursing
homes were being needlessly segregated and inappropriately warehoused in violation of federal law.
The mission statements of the School of Nursing
and the Neighborhood Nursing
It's a national disgrace that 20 years after landmark legislation was passed, nursing
homes continue to provide poor care,'' said Trudy Lieberman, director of the Center for Consumer Health Choices and author of the report.
While a relatively new profession, forensic nursing
already has successfully helped bridge the gap between the two fields of law and medicine.
exams and they also will receive coaching for the immigration process.
Part I provides an account of early women healers as well as early nursing
history, ending at the end of the nineteenth century.
According to the privately owned nursing
home rating company based in Wellesley Hills, Mass.
Experienced camp administrators appreciate that camp nursing
is more than applying bandages and passing pills.
As a result of the efforts of Nightingale, Wald, and others like them, environmental health became integral to nursing
during the first half of the twentieth century.
works best, longtime parish nurses say, when the parish nurse is part of the ministry team, when all of a parish's professional and volunteer ministers work together to care holistically for the spiritual, physical, psychological, and social needs of parishioners.
Skyrocketing general and professional liability insurance loss costs for nursing
homes are reaching crisis proportions in many parts of the United States.
Key Concepts: Nursing
Home Reform Act of 1987/Elder Care/Sanctions
For medical care and nursing
home expenses to be deductible, the person for whom the expenses are paid must be an individual taxpayer's dependent either at the time the medical care or nursing
home services are rendered or at the time the expenses are paid.
ANA advances the nursing
profession by fostering high standards of nursing
practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing
, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
Promise of Nursing
Gala Raises $300,000 for Nursing
School Students, Faculty and Programs