Experienced hospice nurse pens end-of-life care book

By | 2020-04-15T09:27:38-04:00 January 1st, 2015|

Linda Norlander, RN Death may be a part of life, but nurses in many settings may not feel comfortable caring for terminal patients and their families. An experienced hospice nurse provides some guidance in the new book, “To Comfort Always: A Nurse’s Guide to End-of-Life Care, 2nd Ed,” which was published this year. The

Surprise Inspections Planned At Washington Hospitals

By | 2009-07-13T00:00:00-04:00 July 13th, 2009|

Under a new law signed by Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire, state health regulators will conduct surprise inspections at hospitals in an effort to strengthen infection control and patient-safety standards.Hospitals had previously received four weeks’ notice, including the exact hour of the regulators’ arrival, the Seattle Times reports.Hospitals also must screen at-risk patients by Jan. 1,

March of Dimes Offers Scholarships, Needs Nominations

By | 2009-02-09T00:00:00-05:00 February 9th, 2009|

The March of Dimes Arizona Chapter is accepting applications for two nursing scholarships at the University of Phoenix. The scholarships are for full tuition and fees for one LPN to BSN degree and one BSN to MSN/Ed degree. The application and requirements are posted at www.marchofdimes.com/arizona. Deadline to apply for the scholarships is March 13.