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Nursing Re-envisioning

Re-envisioning the nursing PhD degree

The Ph.D. degree prepares nurse scientists to advance knowledge through research that improves health, translates into policy, and enhances education. However, as the role of the nurse has changed, and health care has grown more complex, there is a need to re-envision how Ph.D. programs can attract, retain, and create the nurse-scientists of the future…

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deaths Nursing

Why did NY hide true number of nursing home deaths?

A new report shows 15,000 nursing home residents in New York state died as a result of COVID-19, a drastic increase over a January report of 8,700. Critics say the way the deaths were counted was an attempt to protect Gov. Andrew Cuomo from political rivals.

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deaths Nursing

US Nursing Home Deaths Decline Sharply

Deaths and confirmed coronavirus cases have dropped sharply in US nursing homes ― a category of all long-term care facilities ― since the vaccination program began. WebMD Health News

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Ex-Pennsylvania Nursing

Ex-Pennsylvania nursing home administrator charged in fraud over care

The former administrator of a Pennsylvania nursing home was indicted this week in an alleged scheme to inflate nursing hours to meet staffing requirements during the pandemic.

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In-Laws Nursing

My In-Laws Died in a Nursing Home. I Took on Cuomo in Their Names | Opinion

Andrew Cuomo will have nowhere left to hide or take cover from this force of nature, from the forces for good and justice. He’ll have no one else to blame. Except, maybe finally, himself.

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Cuomo’s Nursing

Cuomo’s nursing home death coverup among NY’s worst scandals: Ex-Gov. George Pataki

Former Gov. George Pataki unloaded on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, calling the COVID-19 nursing home death reporting “cover-up” scandal “one of the worst things I have seen in state government.” During an interview on AM 570 WMCA radio, Pataki called Cuomo’s nursing home policies and actions “inhumane,” “reprehensible,” “outrageous,” “despicable” and “beyond the pale.” He called…

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Walgreens Exec Says 60 percent Of Nursing Home Workers Refused Covid-19 Vaccine

Topline A Walgreens executive told CNBC Tuesday that 60% of nursing home workers turned down the coronavirus vaccine, a striking figure that comes as a surprising number of healthcare workers continue to decline the vaccine. Key Facts Rick Gates, Walgreens senior vice president of pharmacy and healthcare, said unused doses were reallocated to other high-priority…

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homes Nursing

Nursing homes make large push to change heads of employees who refused vaccine

Nursing homes across the country are struggling with how to convince workers to be vaccinated as Covid-19 continues to spread and older people are among the most vulnerable.

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Nursing staffers

Nursing home staffers attended a 300-person superspreader wedding. Now six residents have died.

Nursing home staffers attended a 300-person superspreader wedding. Now six residents have died.  The Washington PostCoronavirus: 7 Washington nursing home residents die of COVID-19 after staffers attend wedding  KIRO Seattle7 Nursing Home Residents Die From COVID-19 After Staff Attends Massive Wedding  HuffPostWedding linked to death of 7 people at Washington nursing homes – Insider  INSIDERDeath Toll Is at Least…

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This nursing home is at the center of Washington's coronavirus. Here's what one first responder saw there

(CNN)When first responders reported last week to a hard-hit nursing home in Washington state, the epicenter of the nation’s coronavirus outbreak, they found an understaffed facility with inadequate gear attempting to serve dozens of patients vulnerable to catching the virus.Just three staff members reported to Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington, between Tuesday night and…