on Dec 16th, 2007Geriatric education opens in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A center for geriatric career education is now opened in Wyoming University, and now creating more information about the opening in many parts of the world, reports reaching this site revealed. The opening of the Geriatric center at the Laramie campus also created good information to the university students since it’s goal is to create awareness for the health care workers. With the opening of this kind of education they now have enough access to top geriatric school of the country. A grant of about $600,000 from the US health department will enable the geriatric center to operate for three years. It is for this reason that the geriatric center in Wyoming is now getting attention from the students.

In fact, the opening of the geriatric center was first in Wyoming according to Deb Fleming, center director for the Geriatric Center for Education. Fleming said the center will provide geriatric career education in the whole state of Wyoming, and it will also go online education programs to give good opportunity for international students, it was learned. Healthcare professionals including nurses and therapists will have to benefit from the training. Meanwhile, in Reno, Nevada, voters unanimously voted in favor of an initiative raising the gambling tax purposely to give additional funding for education.

The figure of voters wanting more tax for gambling was recorded by poll conducted Monday. The Reno Gazette-Journal that leads in the survey said that the proposal for additional tax in gambling got a support of 68 percent to raise tax from gambling. This means that from the 6.75 percent the new taxation that will be implemented would be 9.75 percent. Lynn Warne, president of the 28,000-strong members of NSEA said the finding made by the school is also the same with the recent votes conducted last November 16-19 by a research group in Maryland.

Warne said republicans voted to favor the initiative and their votes reached to 71 percent as compared to the 64 percent votes from the democrats. The survey also showed that 72 percent of women supported the initiative. Erik Herzik said on the contrary that the initiative was a bad news for the gambling sector. Herzik is a political science teacher of the University of Nevada, Reno.


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