Glens Falls Hospital’s Nurse Residency Program achieved accreditation with distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation validates hospital residency programs that transition registered nurses (RNs) into practice settings that meet rigorous, evidence-based standards for quality and excellence.
Nurses in accredited transition programs, like the Nurse Residency Program at Glens Falls Hospital, experience curricula that promote the acquisition of knowledge, skills and professional behaviors necessary to deliver safe, high-quality care. Providing a structured framework for didactic content, nurses engage in experiential learning and mentorship by experienced nurses over a 12-month period. This type of program has been associated with higher retention rates of new graduate nurses.
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Wiawaka Center for Women, located on the eastern shores of Lake George, has announced a restoration project and capital campaign for their main cottage, Fuller House.
The kickoff will start with a Downton Abbey-themed brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22
The public is invited to attend and tickets are $65 for an individual and $120 for a couple. Sponsorships are also available. Tickets may be purchased online at www.wiawaka.org.
The Phinney Design Group will give a presentation on the restoration project and will outline the plans to restore Fuller House.
Contact the Executive Director, Doreen Kelly at email@example.com for sponsorship opportunities or by calling (518) 668-9690 option 2.
Wiawaka Center for Women is a 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to enriching the lives of women through wellness, learning and art.
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Adirondack Health Institute (AHI) and Southern Adirondack Independent Living (SAIL) are co-hosting a Health Insurance Information Fair from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge in Queensbury.
Fair attendees will learn the latest information about health insurance plans available through the NY State of Health Marketplace, including options available in the region.
Representatives from numerous health insurance companies will be on hand to answer questions regarding plan options. AHI and SAIL representatives will share information about their free enrollment assistance services.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature two half-hour informational sessions: 4-4:30 p.m. – NY State of Health Marketplace; 4:30-5:00 p.m. – Medicare.
Contact Linda Townsend at 518.792.3537 for more information and to register.
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Registration is open for the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Albany stop on the agency’s National Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Road Tour scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Zen Building, 257 Fuller Road, Albany.
The tour is designed to connect and engage entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.
The programs focus on next generation research and development and are led by the SBA with participating federal agencies that provide grant opportunities to further develop technologies solicited by each participating agency.
Agenda highlights include one-on-one meetings with federal program managers, reverse pitches from federal agencies, personalized assistance and resources, engaging panel discussions, and commercialization boot camp. Small business owners who pre-register will be invited to register for one or more one-on-one meetings with program managers from the 16 participating federal agencies.
Meetings are scheduled 15 minutes apart. They will be scheduled on a first come first served basis upon submission of a required profile. Throughout the day participants will also be invited to take part in targeted panels, discuss technology areas, and share insights into how the agencies make funding decisions.
There is a pre-registration fee of $25. To register online, visit http://nysbdc.com/SBIR/index.html.
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed legislation authorizing the sale of wine, cider and mead at organizations hosting games of chance, such as bingo. Previously, organizations such as Veterans of Foreign Wars and Elks Clubs were only allowed to serve beer. The bill takes effect 180 days after becoming law.
“This measure is a win-win, providing new revenue sources for organizations like VFWs who host community game nights and boosting business for local craft beverage manufacturers,” Cuomo said. “By signing this legislation into law we are removing unnecessary regulatory barriers that have impeded economic growth and hampered local community organizations for no good reason.”