A school nurse asked how she should respond to high school students, who drive to school and ask to be dismissed because they don't feel well.
This defamation case can show you how to avoid being on either side of a lawsuit. When a patient or fellow staff members say or write negative things about your nursing practice, it can be devastating to your personal and professional reputation. Especially if what is being said or written is not true. As I
A reader was reprimanded for a HIPAA violation because she threw a document with Protected Health Information into a regular trash container.
When it comes to nurse to patient ratios, it’s not just about numbers. Ensuring you have the right mix of nurses requires constant advocacy and review.
Infection prevention and control has always been a big concern for healthcare providers. But the COVID-19 pandemic has put it on everyone's radar.
Hospice and palliative care nurses can be found in many settings, keep the patients and their family units at the center of everything.
Patients in pain have various options to help them find relief. A report takes a look at multimodal pain management and reviews the successful use of over-the-counter analgesics.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to nurse burnout, feelings of conflict, guilt and stress. Remedying these issue can begin when leaders face their own burnout.