The Woodhull Study on Nurses and the Media revealed in 1997 nurses were represented as sources in less than 4% of leading health news stories in newspapers, weeklies and healthcare trade publications. Results of a replicated study will be presented May 8 in Washington, D.C.
An ICU nurses is on a mission to save lives in the community by showing nurses and other healthcare professionals how to train laypeople in the community hemorrhage control through the Stop the Bleed campaign. This skill can save lives in an emergent situation such as a terrorist or mass shooting event.
Progressive shared governance models endure and keep appearing because they redistribute authority among staff and management in a way that empowers nurses. And their value becomes more apparent as time goes by.
Nurses are known for being muti-faceted and highly motivated. Take Keri Sheffield, BSN, RN, for instance. She is an ICU nurse who also has cowgirl skills that earned her the title of Miss Rodeo America 2018.
Avoiding accidental poisoning among children younger than 6 might not be as simple as storing medicine out of reach, according to a new report from Safe Kids Worldwide.
The flu vaccine seems to trigger a wide range of responses even from healthcare professionals and individuals who are vaccinated in all other areas.
Nurses are asking a lot of questions about New York's BSN-in-10 law. Nurse leaders can address their concerns and alleviate some fears by knowing the facts.
A woman in a hospital gown is wheeled to the bus stop in freezing temperatures. Patient dumping is unfortunate, and it happens across the U.S.