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* Schools of Nursing / Re: KMTC Shortlisted Candidates 2017/2018 Diploma in Community Health Nursing by pricila imbotsi shiraku: March 18, 2017, 07:57:18 PM
kindly requesting to know about the next step after being shortlisted. I wish to know the date and the order of admission.
Hope my concern will be positively considered,thanks.

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* Free Nursing Books / Re: Free Textbooks of Medical Laboratory Technology in PDF Download by julia: March 18, 2017, 07:23:58 PM
lifesaver! :)

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* News / India:Mob attacks doctors, nurse after death of critically ill patient in Mumbai by Idowu Olabode: March 18, 2017, 04:38:29 PM
In the second such incident in a week, three doctors and a nurse at Nashik General Hospital were assaulted by a mob after a patient died during treatment.

The 700-member staffers at the hospital, which has four guards, have threatened to resign if they are not provided with more security.

The assault has taken place at a time when the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) is protesting against assaults on colleagues. Over 1,000 doctors from MARD and Indian Medical Association had staged an agitation at Azad Maidan on Friday morning. They were protesting the attack on Dr Rahul Mhamunkar of Dhule Civil Hospital who was beaten up by the relatives of a patient after he referred the patient to another facility.



Dr S P Jagdale, medical superintendent of Nashik General Hospital said that the attacks on the three doctors and the nurse took place at 10.30pm on Thursday when a patient who was diagnosed with swine flu was brought to the hospital in a critical condition. “We told the family that the patient is extremely critical and there is a little chance that the treatment can save him. They asked for a written confirmation and we gave it to them,” said Dr Jagdale.

The patient was apparently brought to the hospital after a preliminary treatment at Sangamner. “They forced us to admit the patient. However, he died during the treatment and the 25-30 people who had accompanied him turned violent,” added Dr Jagdale.

The mob allegedly thrashed Dr Rahul Patil, two trainee doctors and a nurse. “They yanked the nurse’s apron and belt so hard that it tore her uniform. Those people were violent beyond control. We have informed the local police station about the incident,” said Dr Jagdale. While none of the staffers sustained severe injuries, they suffered bruises and minor cuts in the incident.

Officials from Directorate of Health Services said that 18 guards are allotted to the hospital but only four works in one shift. The hospital doesn’t have any security personnel from the local police station.

The hospital staffers immediately called for a strike after the incident which was called off only at 3pm on Friday after the police officials filed an FIR.
Speaking about the delay in filing the complaint, the investigating officer Mithun Mhatre said that they started the procedure only after receiving a written complaint from the hospital officials. “We have not arrested anyone yet and the investigations are underway,” he said.

Source : http://m.hindustantimes.com/mumbai-news/mob-attacks-doctors-nurse-after-death-of-critically-ill-patient-in-mumbai/story-rW0EZwVg9rsRu6NUIH0JrM.html

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* Travel Nursing / Re: Saipan/Northern Marianas Islands Board of Nursing NCLEX-RN Application Process by iamThirdy: March 18, 2017, 02:29:39 PM
Hello! I am also a passer of NCLEX under NJ BON and my agency advised me to have an initial licensure in NMI BON.   The requirements are easy compared to other state.  It includes, BIRTH CERTIFICATE, COLLEGE TOR, HS TOR, PHOTO, NCLEX PASS LETTER and 3 AUTHORIZATION LETTERS to be sent to Your BON, NCSBN/PEASONVUE and to NMI BON.  All should be notarized. 

My question is, the COLLEGE TOR should have the RLE subjects included or just plain TOR from the Registrar?  Also, how long will it take to have been approve?

Thanks.

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* Nursing Jobs / EKSU College Of Medicine 2017 Vacancies for Doctors, Nurses and others by Idowu Olabode: March 18, 2017, 12:25:32 PM
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates (or the following vacant positions in the College of Medicine,Department of Nursing  Ekiti State University Ado-Ekiti, EKSU Academic & Non-Academic

1. Department of Anatomy:

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I and LaboratoryTechnologist

2. Department of Physiology:

Professor/Reader. Senior Lecturer. Lecturer I and Lecturer II Laboratory Technologist

3. Department of Medical Biochemistry:

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer. Lecturer I

4. Department of Medicine:

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I (Neurology)

5. Department of Surgery:

Professor/Reader. Senior Lecturer. Lecturer I (Cardiothorocic Surgery or Neurology)

6. Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology:

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I

7. Department of Paediatrics:

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer. Lecturer I

8. Department of Community Health:

Laboratory Technologist/Laboratory Scientist

9. Department of Anaesthesia

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer. Lecturer I

10. Department of Pharmacology:

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I and Laboratory Technologist

11. Departments of Chemical Pathology

Professor/Reader. Senior Lecturer. Lecturer I and Laboratory Technologist

12. Departments of Medical Microbiology

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer. Lecturer 1 and Laboratory Technologist

13. Departments of Haematology

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I

14. Department of Nursing

Professor/Reader, Senior Lecturer, Lecturer I and Lecturer II and Laboratory Technologist

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

I. PROFESSOR (CONUASS 07)


Candidates in the Basic Medical Sciences must possess Ph.D from recognized institution. Possession of a registrable medical degree will be an advantage.
Candidates for Professorship in the Basic Medical Sciences must demonstrate evidence of teaching in a University or an institution of similar standing for at least 12 years and must have contributed to knowledge in the form of scholarly publications in reputable joumals.
For Clinical Departments candidates must possess Fellowship of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria or the West African Postgraduate Medical College or similar College Overseas. A Ph.D degree will be an additional advantage. Candidates for Professorship must demonstrate evidence of teaching in a University or an institution of similar standing for at least 9 years and must have contributed to knowledge in the form of scholarly publications in reputable journals.
Candidates should have a minimum of two years as a Reader/Associate Professor: Computer literacy is an important requirement.

For Nursing: Aside from qualifications prescribed for Professorship. candidates must possess bachelors degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division, Registered as a Nurse/Midwife/Public Health with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. Master's Degree in Nursing Science. Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Nursing Science. In addition. candidates for this position will be required to pioneer an academic Department and nurture it to maturity in the shortest position time. He/She must have capacity to provide academic and managerial leadership to upcoming colleagues and be able to attract research grants.

2. READER (CONUASS 6)

Candidates must possess qualifications similar to those of Professors as stated above. Candidates should have a minimum of two years as a Senior Lecturer in a University or an institution of similar standing.

For Nursing: Bachelors degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division. Registered as a Nurse/Midwife/Public Health with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, Master's Degree in Nursing. Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Nursing Science, Anal consideration of appointment as professor or Reader will be made after positive Report on the assessment of publications and interview.

3. SENIOR LECTURER (CONUASS 5)


Candidates must possess Ph.D from a recognized institution or MBBS and registrable postgraduate fellowship (by examination) in a related discipline for candidates with Ph.D MBBS will be an advantage.

For Nursing: Bachelors degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division, Registered as a Nurse/Midwife/Public Health with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria Master's Degree in Nursing, Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Nursing Science.
Candidates for Senior Lectureship must demonstrate evidence of teaching in a university or an institution of similar standing and contribution to knowledge in the form of scholarly publication in reputable journals. Candidates with Ph.D must have a minimum of two years as Lecturer Computer literacy is an important requirement.

4. LECTURER I (CONUASS 4)


Candidate must possess Ph.D from a recognized institutions MBBS and registrable postgraduate fellowship (by examination) in a related discipline or MBBS or its equivalent will be an advantage. Candidates for Lecturer I must demonstrate evidence of teaching in a University or an institution of similar standing and contribution to knowledge in the form of scholarly publication in reputable journals. Candidate with Ph.D must have spent a minimum of two years as a Lecturer II. Computer literacy is an important requirement.

For Nursing: Bachelors degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division, Registered as a Nurse/Midwife/Public Health with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, Master's Degree in Nursing, Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Nursing Science

5. LECTURER II (CONUASS 03)


Candidates for Lecturer II must demonstrate evidence of teaching in a University or an institution of similar standing and contribution to knowledge in the form of scholarly publication in reputable journals. Computer literacy is an important requirement.

For Nursing: A candidate for the position of Lecturer II must possess. Bachelors degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division, Registered as a Nurse/Midwife/Public Health with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. Master's Degree in Nursing

6. MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTISTS/TECHNOLOGIST I/11 (CONUASS 8/7)

Candidates must possess a good University degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences or its equivalent and current registration with appropriate regulatory body (e.g.) Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria. Nigeria institute for Science Technologists. Candidates for Laboratory Scientist/Technology I must also have three (3) years post•qualification experience in a tertiary institution.

VACANCIES IN THE HEALTH CENTERS


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following Non-Teaching posts in the health Centre of the University:

1. Staff Nurse/Midwife-(CONNUNASS 07)


Candidates must posses B.Sc. degree in Nursing RNRM with two years post qualification experience, Candidates must posses Nurses and Midwifery Council license.

2. Health Assistants (CONNUNAS 03)

Candidates must possess JCHEW Certificate with two yeas Post qualification experience.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE


As contained in the Ekiti State University. Ado-Ekiti conditions of Service Governing Staff appointments.

METHOD OF APPLICATION


Detailed application (15 copies) should include candidates Curriculum Vitae as follows: -

Post being sought - Full Name
Place and Date of Birth - Contact Address
Telephone Number - Nationality
Sex - E-mail
State/Local Govt. Area
Number and Ages of Children
Name and Addresses of three Referees who should be requested to forward their References to the Registrar, University of Ado-Ekiti, PM.B.5363, Ado. Ekiti, Nigeria.

Academic and Professional Qualification (including granting institutions and dates)

Current position Previous Posts with dates

Details of Publications (to include authors. title of articles or books. journal name. volume no, pages and dates of publication) Short statement of current research activities Date of availability for duties if appointed

CLOSING DATE


Applications and supporting documents should be forwarded to the Registrar. Ekiti State University. RM.B.5363. Ado-Ekiti. Nigeria not later than one week from the date of this publication. Akin Arogundade, Esq Registrar

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* Travel Nursing / Re: My HAAD Nurse Registration Journey and Experience: A Guide for other Nurses by Idowu Olabode: March 18, 2017, 10:41:15 AM
Obtain a letter from your hospital stating:
Your position as a Registered Nurse, date you got employed and that you are still working with them, your responsibilities, etc. The letter should be in your hospital letterhead paper with email and phone number of who to contact, hospital stamp etc.

You can use your notification and in case you are contacted later for certificate tell them that you certificate isn't ready from council.

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* Travel Nursing / Re: My HAAD Nurse Registration Journey and Experience: A Guide for other Nurses by sharonk: March 18, 2017, 09:39:34 AM
Thanks so much for your reply, the issue am having now is about the employment certificate ,i work in a federal teaching hospital,which am not planning to resign until after all my processing Nd traveling is ascertain, and am aware that employment certificate is only issued not during service but after, I already contact my former employer but it will only indicate my work with dem over a period of 1yr.pls what can I do.and again I finished nursing school 2013 and our set nursing certificate isn't ready. Pls how do I go about this too

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* Travel Nursing / Re: My HAAD Nurse Registration Journey and Experience: A Guide for other Nurses by Idowu Olabode: March 18, 2017, 06:26:09 AM
@Mobolaji, it is completely false. Nurses who work in private hospitals are eligible to apply.

@Olori Abike,  is your HAAD login home still opening? Login to your application to see if it's still active and try to see if you can still make booking for your exam. If not then I I suggest you call HAAD and tell them you weren't able to write the exam before the given deadline and ask for extension. Note that you should have your details ready (including login ID) in case they ask. Alternatively, send them a mail.


@Sharonk,you don't need to sign or stamp your documents just like you have seen from this post. No, you can't use your employment letter it has to be a letter written by your employer. Below are the needed requirements once again:

1. My Nursing license
2. My Nursing Certificates (both the one issued by your school and Nursing and Midwifery Council)
3. Marriage Certificate (To prove change of name if you are married )
4. International Passport
5. BLS
6. Transcripts from Nursing School
7. WAEC certificate
8. Passport photograph (coloured on white background)
9. Employment Certificate (Letter from your employer)
10. Good Standing Certificate from Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria

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* Nursing Jobs / Re: POEA Japan Nurses and Caregivers Hiring 2017 (750 positions) by Norey Jane Abella: March 18, 2017, 02:48:02 AM
To whom it may concern:
Greetings!

I am a registered nurse and I am interested in getting a job opportunity for caregiving in Japan. I am residing in Cebu.

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* News / Overworked Nurse immediately fall asleep next to her pet dogs on getting home by Idowu Olabode: March 17, 2017, 07:04:43 PM
The video captures the adorable moment an exhausted nurse dozed off after a busy shift cuddling her two pet bulldogs. 

Rachel Martinko, 29, a nurse at Morton Plant Hospital in Florida, had just finished a long shift and returned home exhausted.



As she collapsed in bed she was joined by her dogs Cleatus, nine, and Opie, three.

The touching moment was captured by her boyfriend, Ethan Wycoff, 32, a software sales representative.



He said: 'They were all sleeping so soundly, Cleatus snoring as usual, and it was too cute not to film it.

'Rachel had just finished her third consecutive day at the hospital and had worked a longer than normal shift. She was exhausted.'

He added: 'She always comes in to greet us before taking a shower and unwinding for the day. She was home less than 10 minutes before a simple hug and a kiss for the boys ended up sucking her in with them.'

The bulldogs Cleatus, 9, and Opie, 3, were totally exhausted from lounging around the house all day and decided it was a great opportunity to reel her in for a nap on the bed.

'My dogs don't typically do anything to earn their perpetual exhaustion, but they sleep hard and they will often suck you in to a nap like a black hole.

'They slept for a good hour before Cleatus kicked Rachel in the head trying to reposition himself.

'He's my old man. He fits the bulldog stereotype in every way. He's calm, slow, lazy (or energy efficient as we call him) quiet, rarely gets excited about anything other than food,' Mr Wycoff said.

Despite the numerous evil attempts to trick them into taking impromptu naps the couple absolutely love their lazy dogs, and take them just about everywhere.

'They join us to dinner, to the bar, to watch sports, the beach, on vacation, you name it.'

Source : http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4323896/Video-shows-nurse-immediately-fall-asleep-dogs.html

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