In January, Ernest Grant, PhD, RN, FAAN, will become president of the American Nurses Association, an organization that has historically been largely female. His election marks a first for men in nursing.
If you work in healthcare, you should have gotten your flu vaccine by now with flu season in full swing. The only exceptions are those who are immune compromised or truly allergic to the ingredients, such as eggs.
Need evidence skin injuries are a major concern in healthcare? Consider that 2.5 million U.S. patients are afflicted annually. According to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, skin injuries cost more than $9.1 billion each year.
Our new interdisciplinary course "Malnutrition Alert! How to Improve Patient Outcomes" for nurses, dietitians and physicians is designed to help you recognize the role that protein-calorie malnutrition plays in adult morbidity and mortality and to focus on preventing, diagnosing and treating malnutrition.
One in five adolescents in the U.S. suffer from developmental, mental or behavioral health illnesses. Kids with mental health issues need comprehensive, consistent help. And pediatric nurse practitioners can provide it.
North Florida hospitals and healthcare facilities took a hard hit Oct. 10 when Hurricane Michael, a category 4 storm, made landfall on Florida’s Panhandle. But nurses were ready with disaster plans designed to help them push through the trying times.
A threat to patient safety could be lurking right near the bedside, according to a study. Privacy curtains can be breeding grounds for resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA.
For many nurses, joint, back and foot pain may seem like an expected part of the job, given the amount of time they spend on their feet. But it doesn't have to be that way. The right nursing shoes and foot care can make a huge difference.
For hundreds of hospitals and healthcare providers, the only way to address the rising cost of life-saving drugs is to take matters into their own hands. A group of hospitals are leading the charge against mounting prescription drug prices by creating a nonprofit drug company.
A recent survey we conducted showed female and male nurses reported discomfort as a big problem with their nursing shoes. Learn how to choose the right shoes and proper foot care techniques.