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About Lisette Hilton

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has been a freelance health reporter for more than 25 years and loves her job.

CCRN courses help experienced and newer nurses ramp up their skills

By | 2020-01-21T15:03:12+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Nursing news, Nursing specialties|

Hospital nurses are increasingly faced with caring for highly complex acute patients with quickly changing healthcare needs. Nurses' ability to provide quality care often depends on not only their critical care experience but also what they know about current evidence-based and best practices, according to Mary Ann Christie, ACNP, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, CSC, CMC, an

Neuroscience nursing tackles mysteries of the brain

By | 2019-12-17T14:47:06+00:00 December 16th, 2019|Categories: Nursing careers and jobs, Nursing education|

Neuroscience nursing is a complex, highly specialized nursing subspecialty that’s constantly advancing. Researchers have discovered in recent years early and sometimes aggressive treatment of stroke and traumatic brain injury can preserve function and independence for many patients who in the past had no choice but to live with debilitating disability. Anna Ver Hage, RN

Veteran patients need nurses who understand their struggles

By | 2019-11-12T16:46:56+00:00 November 6th, 2019|Categories: Nursing news, Nursing specialties|

Nurses in all practice settings likely will have veteran patients — many of whom have special healthcare needs. The U.S. veteran population is more than 20 million strong, ranging in age from 18 to 80 and beyond. One of the most important questions nurses can ask patients is, “Have you ever served in the military?”