Tag: Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians

Celebrate National Nurses Week!

“Devoted to Service.” For decades, nurses have said those words aloud on the day they enter their profession. It’s part of what’s called the Nightingale Pledge, so-named for Florence Nightingale who is considered the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale’s 199th birthday is May 12, and in the week leading up to it we acknowledge…

Osteopathic Medical Board Appoints New Executive Officer

Logo for the Osteopathic Medical Board of California

The Osteopathic Medical Board of California announces the appointment of Mark Ito as its new executive officer, effective January 31, 2019. Mr. Ito replaces former executive officer Angie Burton who retired. Mr. Ito has 19 years of experience working for the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) in various capacities. Most recently he served as a…

DCA, BRN & BVNPT Salute Nurses! National Nurses Week – May 6-12, 2017

National Nurses Week is one of the nation’s principal health care calendar events, giving recognition to all those in the nursing profession and sharing nursing education with the public. Supported by the American Nurses Association (ANA), this week-long celebration of the nursing community occurs during the same week every year, commencing on National Nurses Day,…

November is American Diabetes Month

Did you know that 1 in 11 Americans today has diabetes?  Despite its prevalence, diabetes is an invisible disease.  It affects men and women, people young and old, and people of all races, shapes and sizes.  Often there are no outward signs of the disease from the 29 million Americans who fight this chronic illness…