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  • Meeting the Demand for Primary Care: Nurse Practitioners Answer the Call

    Rapidly expanding insurance coverage and a growing and aging population are increasing the demand for health care services and the personnel who provide them. Despite a robust increase in the supply of physicians following unprecedented increases in medical school capacity in recent years, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) still projects a shortage of […]

  • Human Services Seeks Comments on Waiver for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities

    BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Developmental Disabilities Division is seeking public comment on a draft amendment to the Traditional Individual with Intellectual Disabilities/Developmental Disabilities waiver.  The amendment seeks to increase capacity to serve more eligible consumers with disabilities and to comply with the new federal Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) […]

  • Faith Conversations: ‘The Gathering’ brings soul into respite care

    Several months ago, Katie Gross, a parish nurse at Faith Lutheran Church here, was approached by a parishioner about something weighing heavy on his heart. His wife recently had been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment that seemed to be progressing into Alzheimer’s disease, and he was scrambling for ways to cope. He shared with her […]

  • Nurse moves beyond bedsides

    BISMARCK, N.D. — Ellen Schafer saved the orchid blossom served to her on a plate earlier this week — it reminds her of the one placed atop the Bible her mother carried at her wedding. And it’s just like the orchids Schafer wore on a lei around her neck the day she stood next to […]

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  1. Concept-Based Curriculum from the Ground Up, Part 1

    November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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    November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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    November 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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