In January, Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, will become president of the American Nurses Association, an organization that has historically been largely female. His election marks a first for men in nursing.
For many nurses, joint, back and foot pain may seem like an expected part of the job, given the amount of time they spend on their feet. But it doesn't have to be that way. The right nursing shoes and foot care can make a huge difference.
A recent survey we conducted showed female and male nurses reported discomfort as a big problem with their nursing shoes. Learn how to choose the right shoes and proper foot care techniques.
Support is growing to help nursing innovations come alive. From healthcare "hackathons" and makeathons to a Nurse SharkTank event, nurses are getting more attention for their creative inventions that can evolve patient care.
Sarah Sellers, BSN, CRNA, said she thought about her patients as she ran to second place in the prestigious race. When word started spreading on April 16, that Sellers had finished second place in the Boston Marathon, her colleagues at Banner-University Medical Center in Tucson, Ariz. were shocked.