Category Archives: Nursing

Actor’s Death Highlights Hope for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Gene Wilder, one of the funniest actors of the 1970s, has recently passed away from Alzheimer’s disease. His death highlights the toll this disease takes on society’s best and brightest, slowly taking away their personality and ability to function, followed by taking their lives. In the NOVA PBS documentary Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?, journalist Greg O’Brien
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What is the Pinning Ceremony for Nursing Grads?

On a Friday in June, 25 students stood in front of their family, friends and instructors as they participated in the nursing pinning and candle lighting ceremony. This ceremony is a rite of passage for the bachelor of science in nursing degree as they exit the world of nursing education and into the role of a professional nurse.
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Using LinkedIn for Your Career in the Medical Industry

LinkedIn is a professional networking site that is worth the investment of your time and energy. If you plan on working in the medical industry as a medical assistant or in nursing, not only can LinkedIn provide you plenty for job leads, it can help you brand yourself and connect with other professionals. We’ll share
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Cord Blood Awareness Month

Did you know that a baby’s cord blood could save a life. Cord blood is the blood left in the placenta and umbilical cord after your baby is delivered and is rich in stem cells. Stem cells are immature cells from which blood cells and the immune system are formed. Every three minutes, someone is
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Dallas Shootings Emphasize the Need for Blood Donations

The American Red Cross is making a national plea for blood and platelets donations after the deadly police shootings in downtown Dallas last Thursday, July 7 that left five officers dead and many others injured. The American Red Cross says it supplied more than 225 blood products to just one hospital treating victims of that
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Get Educated About Autism Disorders

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism is a developmental disorder that causes difficulties with social communication and interaction and restrictive and repetitive patterns of behavior. Autism is not a single medical condition. In 2013, autism disorders such as Asperger syndrome, classic autism, childhood disintegrative disorder and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified were grouped together under
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5 Ways to Succeed at Minnesota School of Business

Minnesota School of Business – Richfield (MSB-Richfield) features an excellent and caring staff and experienced faculty. Below are five ways to utilize the campuses resources to be the most successful student and future alumni as possible. “I am proud of each member of my staff and how they help our students. It is my hope that
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MSB – Richfield Shows Students their Appreciation

The Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-Richfield campus hosts a quarterly Student Appreciation Day(s) for the students by serving them complimentary lunch and dinner. This past quarter the campus decided to host an Oscars themed Student Appreciation day filled with movie theater food, awards and a $25 Visa gift card. They served more than 250 students,
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