On January 14 Moschonas received his award at the Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum, 2012, in Austin, Texas, for his outstanding work in raising consciousness about brain diseases such as for example Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, autism, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis. The award recognizes the exemplary efforts of graduates of the Donald M. Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Discussion board, a skills-development program created by the American Academy of Neurology to train selected members to work advocates for their patients and their occupation.With respect to the nurses, NNU is usually pressing for better staffing, improved safety tools and a clearer concentrate on staff training that handles serious infectious diseases such as for example Ebola. Inadequate preparedness for Ebola symbolizes the erosion of individual care standards generally, NNU spokesman Charles Idelson told the mass media. We have a lot of patient treatment issues that we’ve presented to them they have stonewalled and ignored. Based on the San Jose Mercury Information, additional issues were voiced throughout a series of street protests attended by a large number of union associates who gathered in front of medical centers throughout the region. With bullhorns and signs in hand, protesters bemoaned chronic staffing shortages and patient admission and discharge issues that they say affect all areas of healthcare.