A article in The New York Times described how errors in hospice patients’ medication lists puts them at risk. What may make this piece stand out for nurses is writer Theresa Brown's first line: “I am a hospice nurse.”
The mainstream media still does not turn to nurses when looking for healthcare sources. To change this, nurses need to start sending their messages and touting their expertise outside of their inner circles.
Nurse leader Susan Hassmiller, PhD, RN, FAAN, shares how her husband's ICU care illuminated how important fostering a culture of compassion is for everyone.