Interprofessional education pioneer Madeline Schmitt, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, has focused on processes and outcomes of teamwork in healthcare and IPE since the 1970s. She shares her insight on ways healthcare professionals can collaborate more closely.
A decade ago, international nurses who qualified to work in the U.S. waited about one to two years to obtain a green card a stark contrast to the stories of foreign-educated nurses arriving today. Now the majority of international RNs hired in the U.S. have been on a waiting list for five to eight years as a result of retrogression.
For more than 20 years, Susan Scott, MSN, RN, WOCN, patient safety educator at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, has conducted extensive research examining the incidence of pressure ulcers in surgical patients.
If you have ever provided care to a patient with a wound, you know all too well how vital your assessments and interventions are either to heal the wound or, at a minimum, keep it from progressing further.
Ten nurses will be recognized as the recipients of the new Breakthrough Leaders in Nursing award created by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a joint initiative of AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, according to a news release.
There is no such thing as a typical day for Christine Shaw Regan, BSN, RN, CCM, care manager at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Midwestern Regional Medical Center in Zion, Ill.
The American Nurses Association expressed support Nov. 19 for a U.S. Navy nurse who faces possible punishment for refusing to carry out orders to force-feed detainees at Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp in Cuba over the summer.
When cardiac nurse practitioner Marci Farquhar-Snow, RN, ACNP-BC, started working at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona 14 years ago, she was the only NP in the cardiology inpatient unit. Since then, a remarkable transformation has taken place on the unit. Now there are 13 of us, Farquhar-Snow said. Nurse practitioners are working in electrophysiology, cardiothoracic