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Nurse competency: Can new program verify?

...license renewals for the year beginning Jan. 1, 2016. It applies to all licensed registered nurses. For licensed practical nurses, the competency tracking process will begin in 2017.In some states, getting more hours of educational credits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-08-09/nurse-competency-can-new-pro
Thank a nurse this week

...pride, tenacity, satisfaction, honor and love are a few of the qualities required of each registered nurse and licensed practical nurse every day ? and these comprise the true essence of nursing.National Nurses' Week, which falls annually May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-03/thank-nurse-week
A look at 'unexpected' deaths in community care homes

...his RHA Healthcare home in Milledgeville told a licensed practical nurse that he had dried blood in his nose and on his face...couldn't stand on his own or dress himself. The licensed practical nurse on duty took him to Oconee Regional Hospital...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-21/look-unexpected-deaths-commu
Child abuse charge in toddler's death could be upgraded to homicide

...where he was released without treatment, Garrison told defense attorney Hank Crane.On July 30, Smith, a licensed practical nurse, tested the child's oxygen level and called 911 when it dropped to a dangerous level about three hours later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-12/child-abuse-charge-tod
Augusta mother faces murder charge

...out. She said he fell July 30 while she was making him sit in the corner of his room.Police said Smith, a licensed practical nurse, shook and slapped the boy in an attempt to revive him. Three hours later, they say, she sought medical attention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-14/augusta-mother-faces-m
Helen Anderson

...a member of St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church. Ms. Anderson graduated from Nursing School in 1980 as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She was an avid gardener and Georgia Football Fan. Surviving family members include son: Mike Italia (Shannon...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171170890
Ex-Georgia Regents University nurse pleads guilty

ATLANTA - A licensed practical nurse once employed by Georgia Regents University pleaded guilty to one count of fraud Wednesday in Tattnall County Superior Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-17/ex-georgia-regents-uni
Soul Sliders enjoy line dancing, help school bands

...new dances and still, we're managing to help our local youth," said Wiley, a south Augusta resident and licensed practical nurse.Each week, she meets with a line-dance group called Soul Sliders of Augusta, who also raise money for area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-08-06/soul-sliders-enjoy-li
Ga. lawmakers deal with guns, HOPE on 'Crossover Day'

...state's two primary nursing boards. They are the Georgia Board of Nursing and the Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses.The bill passed without opposition and now heads to the House.The Senate also voted to ban Georgia law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-03-07/ga-lawmakers-deal-guns-h
Ruth C. Schlein (APPLING, Ga.)

...most of her youth in Hephzibah, GA. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse, having graduated from the old University Hospital...served as President of the Georgia Association of Licensed Practical Nurses, 10th Division, for 8 years. During her administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-07-20/ruth-c-schlein-appling-ga