nurses http://kbia.org en Free Skin Cancer Screenings are Available in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/free-skin-cancer-screenings-are-available-columbia <p>WELLAWARE’s small truck is parked outside of plaza 3 at the Broadway medical plaza and will be there throughout the summer checking people for signs of skin cancer.</p><p>Nurse Marla Jones says she looks for changes in the size, shape or color of moles.&nbsp; If a patient has 2 of the 3 changes she refers them to a doctor for further testing.&nbsp;</p><p>WELLAWARE started the screenings last summer for multiple reasons according to Jones.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:27:37 +0000 Amy Munneke 54400 at http://kbia.org Free Skin Cancer Screenings are Available in Columbia Most MU weekend nurses sign incentive pay changes http://kbia.org/post/most-mu-weekend-nurses-sign-incentive-pay-changes <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Nearly all of the weekend nurses working for University of Missouri Health Care have agreed to sharp reductions in incentive pay.</p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 22:15:54 +0000 Associated Press 52653 at http://kbia.org Most MU weekend nurses sign incentive pay changes MU School of Nursing receives $15M grant http://kbia.org/post/mu-school-nursing-receives-15m-grant <p>The MU Sinclair School of Nursing is receiving the largest research grant in MU history. The 14.8 million dollar grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is aimed at reducing avoidable hospitalizations in nursing home patients.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:40:42 +0000 Courtney Doll & Marissa Asfour 24009 at http://kbia.org MU School of Nursing receives $15M grant