Researchers from Duke University School of Nursing are turning to beauty salons to help raise HIV prevention awareness among Black women in the South.
Early in the pandemic, healthcare providers in the Navajo Nation quickly found themselves overwhelmed. But they soon found resources to help with response.
Nurses need only look at a few trends to see the promising future for nursing informatics, the specialty that combines nursing information and knowledge with management of data and information technology. According to the latest data from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, average salaries for nurse informaticists increased 42% in seven years —
Some nurses at Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center and Home on Staten Island were skeptical when they first heard about a therapy for patients with Alzheimer's disease or dementia that was delivered via iPod.
Beth Israel's Integrative Stress Management Program is unusual among health and wellness programs in New York and New Jersey in that it was designed by nurses specifically for nurses. The program aims to get nurses to step back from the everyday physical and mental stresses of the job and take a few minutes to focus on their own bodies, minds and spirits.
With an emphasis on shorter hospital stays and technological advances, nurses are finding a wealth of unique opportunities in ambulatory care. As the need for nurses grows, so does a wide variety of specialties that local nurses find particularly rewarding.
Physical injuries were one result of Superstorm Sandy's damage. Another concern left behind for East Coast residents is symptoms of mental distress, which nurses can help uncover.