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January 15, 1999 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the largest vaccination efforts in local history, health officials plan to dispatch dozens of nurses to nearly 100 Ventura County schools next month to inoculate thousands of sixth-graders against the potentially deadly hepatitis B. A new state law requires that students be immunized against the virulent blood-carried virus, or they cannot enroll in seventh grade after July 1. As a result, the free series of three injections is scheduled for February, March and June.
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July 29, 1998 | CARLA RIVERA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the early hours of Tuesday wore on, a weary Tammy Miller stared at her sleeping 7-year-old daughter and every so often gave her a soft nudge. "I kept waking her up. I just wanted her to open her eyes, to reassure myself she was OK," said Miller, quietly sobbing as she sat in an office of a Koreatown apartment building. The night before, 3-year-old Anthony Allen had fallen to his death out of one of the building's sixth-floor windows.
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September 30, 1994 | CAMRIN CHRISTENSEN, Camrin Christensen, a junior from Laguna Hills High School, is spending the school year as an American Field Service student in the Czech Republic, where she is living with a family of five. She attends a Secondary School of Nursing in Kolin, about 45 miles from Prague. and
Here's how it's been going: We managed to fit all of my luggage into my host family's Skoda, the Czech national car, and drove about one hour to Kolin. They had come to meet me in Prague, where I had arrived earlier and gone through orientation along with other newly arrived AFS students. After a good night's sleep, we walked to the Secondary School of Nursing for the first day of school. My host mother, Frantiska Markova, is a teacher there.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1994
A private nursing school shut down Friday, closing the doors on nearly 600 students who attended classes at campuses in Santa Ana and Chula Vista. Pacific Coast College officials disclosed little information about the closing, referring all questions to the school's corporate parent in Los Angeles, United Education and Software.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 14, 1994 | DOUGLAS P. SHUIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
California's medical community came out in force Thursday night to attack efforts by UCLA Chancellor Charles E. Young to abolish the university's undergraduate School of Nursing. Among the critics at a hearing on the budget-driven proposal to cut the nursing school were the administrator of a Skid Row mission, state nursing regulators, numerous representatives of hospitals and health maintenance organizations and local physicians.
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October 25, 1993 | Douglas P. Shuit, Shuit is a Times staff writer specializing in health care delivery
Nurse practitioner Irene Stuart runs a clinic for the homeless out of a Skid Row rescue Mission in Los Angeles. Call her a heroine--a fighter in the struggle to deliver health care to the homeless. Or just call her by her title, director of clinical services. All those fit. Just don't compare her to a doctor. "Nursing isn't doctoring," said Stuart, an ex-Navy nurse who runs the UCLA School of Nursing clinic at the Union Rescue Mission.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1993 | ERIC YOUNG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Scott Andrew Stockwell had a steady job at a foundry, a wife he was helping put through nursing school and a young daughter he spoiled. The 31-year-old Wisconsin native had abandoned a drug habit and was looking to the future, planning for more children, said his wife, Megan. This week, Stockwell's past caught up with him. Irvine police named him as a suspect in an arrest warrant in the 1983 bludgeoning death of Boyd William Finkel, a 39-year-old Irvine tire store owner and car collector.
NEWS
July 2, 1992
The School of Nursing at Azusa Pacific University has received a two-year grant totaling $410,196 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the High Risk Home Health Nursing Specialty Program. The program prepares nurses for advanced clinical practice with high-risk home health-care clients.
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