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Author: Marjorie Kanof
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nurse, competitive, anesthetists, congressional, testimony, salaries, efforts, care, recruitment, retention, challenges, health
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2008-08
ISBN-10: 1437903606
ISBN-13: 9781437903607

Certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNA), registered nurses who have completed a masterżs degree program in nurse anesthesia, provide the majority of anesthesia care in VA medical facilities. While the demand for CRNAs has increased, many employed by VA are nearing retirement eligibility age. Concerns have been raised abut the challenges VA may face in making VA CRNA salaries competitive in order to maintain its VA CRNA workforce. This testimony: (1) identifies workforce challenges that VA medical facilities experience related to VA CRNAs; and (2) identifies a key mechanism that VA medi

Author: Sarah Edmonds
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: army, union, spy, nurse
Number of Pages: 414
Published: 2008-12-04
ISBN-10: 1429016531
ISBN-13: 9781429016537

Author: Monica Goei
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, adults, diabetes, type, insulin, premixed
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437918263
ISBN-13: 9781437918267

When people have type 2 diabetes, their body either does not make enough insulin or does not use insulin as well as it should. Many people with type 2 diabetes need to take insulin shots. Premixed insulin combines two kinds of insulin. The first kind helps the body control blood sugar (blood glucose) all through the day. The second kind helps the body control blood sugar at meal times. There are different types of premixed insulin. This guide compares the benefits, side effects, and costs of a newer type of premixed insulin with other kinds of insulin and pills for diabetes. Has your doctor or

Author: Judy Rashotte
Publisher: AU Press
Keywords: transformational, journey, practitioner, nurse, care, acute
Number of Pages: 244
Published: 2013-12-01
ISBN-10: 1927356261
ISBN-13: 9781927356265

From the moment it was first proposed, the role of the nursepractitioner has been steeped in controversy. In the fields of bothnursing and medicine, the idea that a nurse practitioner can, to somedegree, serve as a replacement for the physician has sparked heateddebates. Perhaps for that reason, despite the progress of the nursepractitioner movement, NPs have been reluctant to speak aboutthemselves and their work, and their own vision of their role has thusremained largely invisible. Current research is dominated byinstrumental and economic modes of discourse and tends to focus on theclinical

Author: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Publisher: Federal Citizen Information Center
Keywords: pregnancy, medicine
Number of Pages: 2
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 161221035X
ISBN-13: 9781612210353

You still can use many medicines when you are pregnant or nursing. Use this guide and talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about keeping yourself well and your baby safe.

Author: David R. Slavitt
Publisher: AU Press
Keywords: voices, mingling, france, marie, lays
Number of Pages: 122
Published: 2013-11-15
ISBN-10: 1927356350
ISBN-13: 9781927356357

The twelve "lays" of Marie de France, the earliest known French woman poet, are here presented in sprightly English verse by poet/translator David R. Slavitt. These old Breton folk tales were the raw material for Marie de France’s series of lively but profound considerations of love, life, death, fidelity and betrayal, and luck and fate. They are acute observations about the different kinds of choices women make, startling in the late twelfth century and challenging even today. The lays, which combine a woman’s wisdom with an impressive technical bravura, are a minor treasure of Eu

Author: William Scanlon
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: health, committee, issues, care, education, labor, senate, states, united, pensions, director, scanlon, nurses, retention, recruitment, workforce, nurse, aides, william, statement, concern, growing, nursing
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 1428949135
ISBN-13: 9781428949133
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