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The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Avenue, Suite 206 in Derby, is offering two sessions of its Accelerated Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program this summer.

Griffin Hospital offers CNA training

The Griffin Hospital School of Allied Health Careers, at 300 Seymour Ave., Suite 206 in Derby, is offering two sessions of its Accelerated Certified Nursing Assistant program this summer to help
Categories: nursing
Celebrating nursing excellence:  (l-r) Vice President of Performance and Risk Management Dr. Ryan O’Connell, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Michael Ivy, Nurse Manager of the Year Barbara Spodnick and Chief Nursing Officer MaryEllen Kosturko

Nurses honored at Bridgeport Hospital

Stratford resident Barbara Spodnick has been named Bridgeport Hospital’s 2015 nurse manager of the year for her outstanding leadership. Spodnick manages the resource support unit and bed flow at the
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FDA publishes guidelines on pregnancy and lactation-related drug labeling

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has published a final rule  that sets standards for how information about using medicines during pregnancy and breastfeeding is presented in the labeling of
Categories: nursing, pregnancy
Laima Karosas, clinical associate professor and director of the nurse practitioner and post MSN programs at Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac nursing practice program gets grant

The Quinnipiac University School of Nursing has been awarded a $652,000 grant that will be used to support underrepresented students in its doctor of nursing practice program. The Health Resources and
Categories: General, health, nursing
School of Nursing Director Mary Alice Donius of Sacred Heart University's College of Health Professions - photo by Tracy Deer-Mirek 7/2/14

Sacred Heart names new director of nursing school

The College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University has named Mary Alice Donius director of the School of Nursing, effective July 1. Donius, a resident of Scarborough, N.Y., previously served
Categories: Fairfield, General, nursing
Nursing Professors Shery Watson and Susan DeNisco (seated, 2nd from left) with faculty members of the Institute of Technology Tralee after signing a partnership agreement on May 27, 2014. Photo by Domnick Walsh

SHU school of nursing partners with Irish school

A new partnership between the Sacred Heart University School of Nursing and the Institute of Technology Tralee in County Kerry, Ireland has been forged. The institute is located approximately one hour
Categories: Fairfield, health, nursing

Quinnipiac nursing school gets $50,000 grant

The School of Nursing at Quinnipiac University has received a $50,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as part of the New Careers in Nursing Scholarship program. Quinnipiac was one of 52
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Diane Youd, Bridgeport Hospital Nurse Manager of the Year.

Bridgeport names nurse manager of the year

Bridgeport Hospital marked Nurses Week in May with a series of recognition events and activities for its 700-member nursing staff.   Diane Youd of Shelton received the 2014 Nurse Manager of the Year
Categories: Bridgeport, health, nursing

Greenwich to screen nursing documentary

In celebration of nurses throughout the community, on Wednesday, May 28, Greenwich Hospital will present two free screenings of The American Nurse: Healing America, a documentary film that follows
Categories: General, Greenwich, nursing
Pictured (left to right): Dane, Administrator; Denise, Community Liaison; Resident – Luella; Bridgeport Mayor Finch; Heather –Director of Therapeutic Recreation; Miles, Therapeutic Recreation and Kelly, Therapeutic Recreation

Northbridge celebrates Nursing Home Week

  Northbridge Health Care Center, Bridgeport, began the celebration of National Nursing Home Week on Sunday, May 11.  This annual week-long event was started by the American Health Care
Categories: Bridgeport, nursing