Progressive shared governance models endure and keep appearing because they redistribute authority among staff and management in a way that empowers nurses. And their value becomes more apparent as time goes by.
Diagnosing tick-borne infections and the vast array of symptoms they cause often requires some detective work. These investigative skills are among the best assets of healthcare professionals, many of whom will be faced with a new wave of infections this year. “Ticks carry a lot of infections, not just Lyme disease,” said Ruth Kriz, MSN,
Tote bags and T-shirts are great during Nurses Week, but many organizations are celebrating by giving nurses real opportunities for career development.
American RNs are the highest compensated nurses in the world, with some nurse earning six-figure salaries. The question remains, is it worth it?