For years, nurse research has made strides that positively affected patient care, and that trend continued during the pandemic.
Opioid prescription policies are intended to curb issues such as overprescribing, but they can keep patients in pain from finding relief and living life.
President Joe Biden highlighted the value of the nursing perspective when he appointed Jane Hopkins, RN, to his COVID-19 Advisory Board last fall.
Heather Anderson, BSN, RN, Director of the Medical Surgical Unit at Adventist Health St. Helena in northern California, received an unexpected call soon after she arrived home from work on August 19. Heather Anderson, RN Anderson, a member of the facility’s disaster preparedness team, needed to return to the hospital immediately because winds
Nurses are not only experiencing COVID-19 stress and trauma from patients dying, but from feelings of isolation and fear of infecting their families.
Racism and its effects on the health and well-being of the American people has now elicited a direct response from nursing organizations.
The State of the World’s Nursing report projects a shortfall of 5.7 million nurses in the nursing workforce unless nations educate and employ more nurses.
A return to nursing can be isn't necessarily easy, but when you have the right motivation obstacles don't seem as intimidating.
As efforts to address the opioid epidemic have intensified in recent years, a nurse and her research team started noticing an unprecedented trend — an increasing number of people needed emergency services after receiving naloxone (Narcan), an opioid antagonist used for complete or partial reversal of opioid overdose.
When Sophia Thomas, DNP, FNP, PNP, FAANP, saw a 16-year-old patient suffering from a chronic cough, she immediately considered the possibility that vaping could be the source of the problem. Thomas was right. And statistics are showing the need for increased education on vaping health risks.