Cold and heat therapy's traditional methods remain highly effective. But higher-tech temperature therapy tools offer some interesting benefits of their own.
Sponsored by Restore Hyper Wellness. Most nurses recall the excitement they felt when successfully starting their first IV in nursing school. It’s a momentous occasion for student nurses because it’s a skill they’ll use throughout their careers. IVs are so integral to patient care that it’s estimated over 1 billion of them are placed in
This month, New York and Kansas joined the list of 24 states, plus the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories, with full practice authority legislation (FPA) that empowers nurse practitioners to provide the complete scope of services for which they were trained. “New York has taken a critical step forward in our country, increasing
Nurses are trained in patient safety, where they can make a difference. That responsibility includes efforts to prevent falls in the hospital.
Regardless of where you work, you likely see a variety of wounds on patients. Understanding proper wound care skills is essential for optimum outcomes.
Infection prevention and control has always been a big concern for healthcare providers. But the COVID-19 pandemic has put it on everyone's radar.
2018 marked 25 years of the state’s nurse practitioners being able to practice independently of physicians and having prescriptive authority. Despite this influx in rural healthcare providers, New Mexico’s rural residents are struggling with a severe shortage of primary care providers.
The nursing shortage. For years, those three words have invoked concern among nurses, healthcare leaders and recruiters. Though the phrase is usually mentioned regarding hospital settings, a shortage of nurses is being felt in home care as well, specifically by families who have children with complex medical needs.
Having a certified wound care nurse on staff makes a positive difference for both patient care and the bottom line. Use the data presented in this article to prove the value of the role and certification to your manager or organization.