According to a survey by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, 66% of you still believe mechanical ventilation sedation is necessary for patient comfort. Learn how your personal attitude can influence how you sedate patients.
When a longtime RN began her career in wound care, she never imagined educating clinicians would take her to American Samoa, an unincorporated U.S. territory in the South Pacific Ocean located 2,200 miles southwest of Hawaii. Learn more about her global wound care education impact.
An oncology nurse and nurse practitioner said she loved the meaningful work she did, but wasn't prepared for the compassion fatigue and burnout she experienced. As a result, she founded the nonprofit Songs for the Soul to help combat compassion fatigue in nursing.
Having a certified wound care nurse on staff makes a positive difference for both patient care and the bottom line. Use the data presented in this article to prove the value of the role and certification to your manager or organization.
Twenty-two states now allow nurse practitioners full practice authority, and 10 states have removed restrictions on NPs in the past 10 years. Find out how nurses recently influenced legislation in a few key states to allow more independent practice.
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.