In a country where more than 11 million people identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, health education related to this patient population is surprisingly low.Students and practitioners are learning about the impact of health disparities and implicit biases for LBGTQ patients.
In a profession continually ranked above all others for honesty and ethics, ongoing discussions about delivering quality care with strong integrity and principles is essential. Explore how maintaining the standards of the nursing code of ethics is an ever-evolving process, especially as we continue to advance with technology.
The study published in the American Journal of Infection Control found many patients had emotional responses to diagnoses of hospital acquired infections, including “feeling dirty,” “having the plague” or “feeling like a leper.”
Continuing education plays a crucial role for nurses, and our digital edition "Learn About Trends in Continuing Education" offers the latest information to keep you on track.
For hundreds of hospitals and healthcare providers, the only way to address the rising cost of life-saving drugs is to take matters into their own hands. A group of hospitals are leading the charge against mounting prescription drug prices by creating a nonprofit drug company.
With millennials poised to become the largest generation in nursing by 2020, how they address important issues, such as wages, shared governance and career advocacy, could have a major impact on the nursing profession.
Nurse.com by OnCourse Learning and the Health & Safety Institute are combining efforts to ensure you have access to more resources to enhance your careers, nurse learning opportunities and workplace experiences.
Overprescribed opioids is a common occurrence after surgery, resulting in leftover pills that could fall into the wrong hands. But reducing the number of leftover pain relievers from post-surgical prescriptions could help in the fight against opioid addiction and trafficking.
In the digital edition, called Your Nurse Salary Guide, we present substantive information on what nurses can expect to make and what matters to nurses when it comes to overall compensation.
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