Donna Maheady, EdD, ARNP, wanted to create a virtual space for nurses with disabilities. So, that's what she did. Maheady is the founder of ExceptionalNurse.com a website featuring real-life stories, information and resources.
A nursing home abuse allegation has one of our nurse readers extremely concerned. The nurse was accused by a nursing home resident of sexual abuse, which allegedly took place when the nurse went into the resident’s room to check his blood sugar and administer insulin.
There are no hard and fast rules on how old is too old when it comes to entering the nursing profession. So, don’t make your age a barrier. If you want to pursue nursing as a second career go for it.
A student nurse files a case against a private nursing educational program she attended because of glitches in their accreditation status while she was there. Find out how this case might affect similar lawsuits.
In a profession continually ranked above all others for honesty and ethics, ongoing discussions about delivering quality care with strong integrity and principles is essential. Explore how maintaining the standards of the nursing code of ethics is an ever-evolving process, especially as we continue to advance with technology.
Disaster nursing response teams go to areas where people have asked for help, where the infrastructure has been overwhelmed, the medical system has been overwhelmed or if the medical facility has been destroyed, said Kathi Harvey, DNP, FNP-BC, NHDP-BC, APRN, a certified National Healthcare Disaster Professional.
Whether you are a new grad or seasoned practitioner, you know nurses who have joined professional nursing associations. So what are nursing associations all about? Why should you join one and who has memberships in them? Explore answers to these questions.
Nursing informatics is a popular career path for nurses. But even if you don’t pursue a nursing informatics career — including those of you who think you know nothing at all about computers — you should understand how informatics impacts nurses and patients.
A nurse asked if a red flag would be raised when documenting a medication’s brand name ordered with its generic name. She is concerned about using the medication’s brand name in the nursing narrative notes when the medication administration record also reflects the generic name.
Outdated nursing licensure laws are a serious healthcare challenge, but we can address it together. Let's dive into full practice authority and why nurse practitioners in 28 states have barriers to practice without a collaborative agreement with a physician.