Nathan Adelson Hospice Acquires Kindred Hospice
Nathan Adelson Hospice, the largest non-profit hospice in Nevada, has acquired Kindred Hospice in Southern Nevada. Nathan Adelson currently treats 400 hospice and palliative care patients each day and has been in business since 1978. Leadership at the non-profit expects the acquisition to strengthen its position in the post-acute continuum.
Northern Nevada Universities Expand Programs
The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) School of Medicine and Sierra Nevada College are both expanding opportunities for students. UNR School of Medicine has launched a Reno-based department of surgery. The department will offer students enhanced hospital and office education at partner facilities including Renown Health, The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System as well as various surgeon’s offices. In addition, Sierra Nevada College has opened an undergraduate teaching program to help fill the shortage of qualified teachers. The four-year program will bestow a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education upon participants.
Attorney General Announces Grant Opportunities
The Nevada Attorney General’s office has announced an opportunity for Nevada agencies and non-profit organization to apply for the Services-Training-Officers-Prosecutor (STOP) and Sexual Assault Services Provider (SASP) grants. The grants are funded by the federal government through the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women. The deadline to apply is April 2nd.