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.
The new book, “Moral Resilience: Transforming Moral Suffering in Healthcare,” takes a first-ever systematic look at moral distress in nursing in the hope others use it as a catalyst to learn more.
Nurse writer share tales from his ED career in his new book “Oh, Nurse! One Man’s Journey Through the Nursing Life, a Personal Account of the Highs and Lows."
Little did Sue Childress RN, MN, OCN, know that her skiing to Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, during a snow storm for her work shift would get national — maybe international — attention.
Nurse innovators apply new ideas or adopt existing ideas in new ways. The results of these and other collaborations could lead to changes in how nurses care for patients, get their training, teach others, communicate with patients and families and more.
Continuing education requirements vary by state, but lifelong learning is an infinitely important part of the nursing profession and for keeping healthcare quality high.
Many employers’ salary and benefits packages for post-acute care nursing roles match or are getting close to matching what they offer acute care nurses. That’s because more employers realize that home care, hospice, palliative care and long-term care patients often are as sick as those in the hospital.