Help during the pandemic for ICU nurses at some health systems came in the form of tele-ICU nurses working remotely to support on-site colleagues.
Orthopedic nurses work in acute care and outpatient settings and are involved in treatment and education — all while building relationships with patients.
The pandemic is highlighting the complex role of school nurses and their ability to care for students and communities in difficult circumstances.
Defining demands on nurses by workload alone doesn’t account for inevitable interruptions, called turbulence, that impact nurses’ time and patient outcomes.
Whether she is on a rescue mission as a flight nurse in Colorado or on mission trips to Peru, Kelly Thompson, RN, CFRN, is known for making a difference.
Researchers evaluating risk factors found understaffing and nurse workload increase the risk that ICU patients will suffer multiple organ failure.
A recent nurse practitioner survey shows how things have improved since the onset of the pandemic and where improvements are still needed.