Nurses are seeing an increase in the number of newborns experiencing neonatal abstinence syndrome because of an increase in opioid use disorder during pregnancy. Find out how hospitals are helping these women with their addictions earlier in pregnancy.
Nurse writer share tales from his ED career in his new book “Oh, Nurse! One Man’s Journey Through the Nursing Life, a Personal Account of the Highs and Lows."
The study published in the American Journal of Infection Control found many patients had emotional responses to diagnoses of hospital acquired infections, including “feeling dirty,” “having the plague” or “feeling like a leper.”
Healthcare facilities throughout the country are struggling to fill OR nurse positions as more RNs reach retirement age. Find out how residency programs can help.
Researchers from the University of Rhode Island College of Nursing recommend a five-minute delay in the umbilical cord clamping of healthy infants. The delay can result in increased iron stores and brain myelin in areas important for early life functional development.
Nurture NJ is a statewide awareness campaign that focuses on improving maternal and child health. The campaign is committed to reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity while ensuring equitable care among women and children of all races and ethnicities.
Patients made more than 1 billion visits to nurse practitioners last year. NPs are educated and well-trained to provide patients access to high-quality, primary healthcare services and keep the family and community involved in the process.
Patients are discharged as quickly as possible, whether from acute care or rehab, and nurses are ultimately responsible for the seamless transition of patients to home. As a specialty, home care has established best practices to help in this process.
Many employers’ salary and benefits packages for post-acute care nursing roles match or are getting close to matching what they offer acute care nurses. That’s because more employers realize that home care, hospice, palliative care and long-term care patients often are as sick as those in the hospital.
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.