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Nurses taking non-emergency medical calls at Vegas dispatch

By Associated Press  |  September 18, 2017

Eight registered nurses staff a new hotline in Las Vegas where some minor medical calls are routed. The pilot program kicked off in July with a $300,000 budget for training and pay for nurses who work one day a week.

Officer handcuffs nurse for refusing blood test on patient

By Associated Press  |  September 01, 2017

The University of Utah Health hospital said in a statement Friday that its nurse followed procedures and protocols in the July 26 incident when she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.

Columbia's new nursing facility seeks 'iconic identity'

By Caroline Lewis  |  June 01, 2017

Columbia University School of Nursing's new facility will open this fall with 12 high-tech simulation rooms, allowing nurses to practice in a range of realistic care settings before going out into the field.

CMS may repeal ban on nursing home arbitration agreements

CMS may repeal ban on nursing home arbitration agreements

By Virgil Dickson  |  May 09, 2017

The Trump administration hinted to consumer organizations last week that it may repeal an Obama-era regulation that prohibits nursing homes from requiring patients to enter binding arbitration agreements.

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