No one can discount nurses' initial education or denigrate experience. But nurses also need to acquire knowledge and expertise to anchor present practice and stay marketable into the future. This is why Nurse.com by OnCourse Learning recently published the “How to Use Lifelong Learning for a Lifetime of Success” e-book.
Nurse.com by OnCourse Learning and the Health & Safety Institute are combining efforts to ensure you have access to more resources to enhance your careers, nurse learning opportunities and workplace experiences.
Overprescribed opioids is a common occurrence after surgery, resulting in leftover pills that could fall into the wrong hands. But reducing the number of leftover pain relievers from post-surgical prescriptions could help in the fight against opioid addiction and trafficking.
Med-surg nursing has evolved into a highly-respected nursing specialty. Many nurses who work in the field are choosing to pursue med-surg certification as a way to validate their expertise and increase their professional development. But they need to conquer the challenges first.
The Houston Chronicle recently took special notice of Nurse.com by OnCourse Learning’s 2018 Nursing Salary Research Report and, in particular, the gender pay gap on which the report cast a glaring light.
A male emergency room nurse, who had never done a rape kit or exam for a female sexual assault victim, was ordered to do so or face insubordination charges. Nurse attorney Nancy Brent discusses the complicated issues of training and gender in this case.
A article in The New York Times described how errors in hospice patients’ medication lists puts them at risk. What may make this piece stand out for nurses is writer Theresa Brown's first line: “I am a hospice nurse.”
Nurses looking to take their autoimmune disease and cancer treatment research to the next level have an opportunity to fund those efforts through DAISY Foundation grants. Nurses can apply through Sept. 5.
The mainstream media still does not turn to nurses when looking for healthcare sources. To change this, nurses need to start sending their messages and touting their expertise outside of their inner circles.
Legal blogger Nancy Brent, MS, JD, RN, responds to a question from a school nurse about her potential liability if a student has a medical emergency when the nurse is out to lunch.