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 Nurses Guide to End-of-Life Care, 2nd Ed, which was published this year. The
Learn how a nurse at Barton Health in Lake Tahoe, Calif., turned her love of nursing and teaching Spanish into the Language Access Services department at the hospital.
Read all about the Tranquility Room at Scottsdale (Ariz.) Healthcare and a company called HeartMath that works with healthcare organizations to help employees optimize their health.
Enter a nursing unit at Virginia Mason Hospital & Medical Center in Seattle at the right time of day and visitors will witness something they might not expect at a busy metropolitan hospital: serenity.
The DNP is the second doctoral-level degree offered by the WSU College of Nursing. The college also has a PhD in Nursing program that focuses on conducting and contributing research to the science of nursing.
As a nurse with more than 30 years of experience, Terri Barton-Salinas, RN, realizes the potential for medication errors, especially when patients have multiple IV lines; so she and her sister also an RN invented ColorSafe IV lines.
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,
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.