According to a survey by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, 66% of you still believe mechanical ventilation sedation is necessary for patient comfort. Learn how your personal attitude can influence how you sedate patients.
An oncology nurse and nurse practitioner said she loved the meaningful work she did, but wasn't prepared for the compassion fatigue and burnout she experienced. As a result, she founded the nonprofit Songs for the Soul to help combat compassion fatigue in nursing.
Drug diversion at hospitals occurs in many ways, from diverting from a hospital’s waste receptacle to diverting pain management drugs from patients who need them. Learn about the signs and symptoms, and, most importantly, how to get help.
At 92, Barbara Jury, RN, MS, isn’t practicing her profession on the floors of the California Hospital Medical Center anymore. But she’s still involved through volunteering and is happy to share her stories of nursing’s past as a nursing pioneer.
Five nurses competed for monetary prizes at a conference event called NursePitch the ANA compares to the TV show “Shark Tank.” Each contestant gave a 5-minute pitch about their innovation in nursing and answered judges’ questions. Find out who won.
Amanda Abdala, RN, BSN, who works at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa., opened her Etsy shop in 2009, the same year she graduated from nursing school. She’s always loved crafting and found a way to merge her two passions.
It makes sense to arm nurses with the tools they need to step in and address the unmet public health crisis of diseases of despair in the 21st century. Find out why.
To curb the U.S. measles outbreak some lawmakers are working to limit parents’ options for legally opting out of Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations for their children. Nurses Who Vaccinate group also works to provide vaccine education to patients and the public.
“The clock has run out on sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the healthcare workplace. It's time to do something about it.” That’s the slogan for Time’s Up Healthcare, a campaign focused on what can be done to promote equity and end sexual harassment so nurses, physicians and others can work in healthier environments.
Having Alexa in hospital rooms allows patients to make hands-free requests for medications, help using the restroom, their favorite music, television programming, information about what’s on the menu and more. Find out if the device could help your organization.