In recent years, U.S. emergency departments have prescribed fewer opioids for pain.But some worry pain patients are now being marginalized and stigmatized.
It’s not easy to find nurses with hospice care skills. So this RN developed a hospice nurse residency program to ensure a ready pipeline of skilled nurses.
Regardless of where you work, you likely see a variety of wounds on patients. Understanding proper wound care skills is essential for optimum outcomes.
Hospice and palliative care nurses can be found in many settings, keep the patients and their family units at the center of everything.
Pediatric nurse certification can give nurses the knowledge they require about the intricacies of caring for young patients and their special care needs.
New survey data is showing nurses with CCRN certification play a significant role in translating evidence-based practice to everyday practice.
Certified emergency nurses make positive impacts for both patients and hospitals, and with the right support, they can be key to forging a strong emergency care team, according to a white paper by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing.
In January 2020, the American Cancer Society reported the death rate from cancer in the U.S. fell 29% from 1991 to 2017.That's great news. Oncology nursing, as a result, has evolved into a specialty that not only involves helping to treat these patients but see them into survivorship and beyond.
Forensic nursing is a challenging field like no other. Sara Jennings was an ED nurse when she saw the need to better care for victims of violence.There was no one in the ED trained to provide victims with the specialized care they needed to process the trauma, get them additional help or collect evidence.
Nurses are at the heart of achieving HIV treatment and prevention goals, according to the American Nurses Association’s 13 updated policies on preventing and caring for HIV and related conditions, which were released in December 2019. Tracy Hicks, DNP But advanced practice registered nurses and other nurses don’t have the necessary authority to do