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About Carole Jakucs, MSN, RN, PHN

Carole Jakucs, MSN, RN, PHN, is a full-time freelance writer. Her background in nursing includes tenures in healthcare management and as a care provider. She has worked in med/surg/telemetry, pediatric emergency department and college health.

Patients feel impact of home care nursing shortage

By | 2019-12-10T14:58:03+00:00 December 10th, 2019|Categories: Nursing news, Nursing specialties|

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.

Diveheart offers people with disabilities life-changing experiences

By | 2018-05-30T19:01:39+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Nurses stories, Nursing news|

With a goal of building confidence and independence among children and adults with disabilities through scuba therapy, Diveheart uses an innovative and exciting method to temporarily decrease pain and build self-esteem. The Illinois organization is making waves — in the most positive sense — in several states.