Need evidence skin injuries are a major concern in healthcare? Consider that 2.5 million U.S. patients are afflicted annually. According to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, skin injuries cost more than $9.1 billion each year.
In a Nurse.com continuing education webinar, “Empathy 101 for Nurses: How to Care for Yourself While Emotionally Supporting Others,” Kati Kleber, BSN, RN, CCRN, explains the difference between empathy and sympathy, along with the power of having compassion for patients.
Integrated care teams are changing the way we deliver care. This approach is building on what the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation calls a Culture of Health.
By Andrea Higham Andrea Higham Nurses know all about teachable moments — the ideal time at which learning becomes possible for patients and healthy behaviors can be reinforced. After all, patient education and the critical-thinking skills it requires are among the most important elements of nursing care. You often seize these moments —
Keith Carlson, RN By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC As a prudent and forward-thinking 21st-century professional nurse, you may choose to network and connect with other nurses and healthcare professionals on various social media channels. If you aren’t already, this is the perfect time in your career to begin doing so. These relationships
Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC, joins the Nurse.com team as the new career expert. His posts about the topic will appear on Sundays and Tuesdays online.