APNs who specialize in gerontology are at the forefront of older adult care, steering best practices, performing comprehensive geriatric assessment and managing medication and geriatric syndrome issues.
Although they are well-known for assisting women in labor and delivery, each nurse midwife provides many more healthcare services for women and their families.
In her role as a proton therapy nurse navigator at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Pam DeLongchamp, BSN, RN, OCN, is fortunate to be able to support oncology patients as they face physical and emotional challenges. And her patients benefit from advanced proton therapy treatments such as Hyperscan.
An ICU nurses is on a mission to save lives in the community by showing nurses and other healthcare professionals how to train laypeople in the community hemorrhage control through the Stop the Bleed campaign. This skill can save lives in an emergent situation such as a terrorist or mass shooting event.
The characteristics of a good nurse manager include strong leadership skills and the ability to create a a vibrant culture of teamwork and trust.
For home care nurses whose workplaces are patients’ homes in sometimes unfamiliar or unsafe neighborhoods, the threat of workplace violence is real.
While not an actual degree, nurse certification in your specialty may make sense You want to take that next step on your career path and you’re wondering what it should be. You are asking yourself whether the time is right to begin an advanced degree, complete one you started some time ago or perhaps pursue
The incidence of mumps is on the rise, and health officials have warned the public of a potential nationwide outbreak. From January 1 to February 25 2017, 37 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S. reported mumps infections in 1,077 people to CDC. The highest numbers appeared in the states of Arkansas, Missouri,
During American Heart Month, help improve cardiac health by teaching healthy lifestyle behaviors. A nurse's "Stay Connected" program did just that.