A Scripps nurse practitioner is urging people who are considering treatment in Baja California with ibogaine, a powerful psychedelic, to be informed about the medical risks, after a few patients have ended up in intensive care on the U.S. side of the border.
A Loveland family nurse practitioner faces a fine after failing to comply with a cease-and-desist order instructing him to stop illegally marketing and overstating the effectiveness of alleged COVID-19 cures and treatments. Siegfried Emme, owner of Loveland Medical Clinic, will pay $20,000 if he complies with a consent judgment filed with the Larimer County District Court on Thursday, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser said in a news release.
A University of Massachusetts Amherst alumna who is a nurse practitioner has donated $2 million to create a mentoring and scholarship program for nursing students.
Susan Hagedorn, a 1977 UMass graduate, donated the money to create a program called the Seedworks Equity in Nursing Fund, which will provide scholarships, mentoring and peer-to-peer support to nursing students from diverse backgrounds, university officials announced Wednesday.