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
Staff at the two community hospitals in the El Camino Health system strive to help all patients heal, relieve suffering and advance wellness. The emphasis is on “all” patients, with the goal to be inclusive and respectful of everyone seeking healthcare, said Patricia DeMellopine, MSN, RN, CNS, nursing educator in Mental Health and Addiction Services
Hospital nurses are increasingly faced with caring for highly complex acute patients with quickly changing healthcare needs. Nurses' ability to provide quality care often depends on not only their critical care experience but also what they know about current evidence-based and best practices, according to Mary Ann Christie, ACNP, MSN, CCRN, PCCN, CSC, CMC, an
2018 marked 25 years of the state’s nurse practitioners being able to practice independently of physicians and having prescriptive authority. Despite this influx in rural healthcare providers, New Mexico’s rural residents are struggling with a severe shortage of primary care providers.
Critical care nurses who believe their patients have access to palliative care tend to feel less moral distress than nurses who don’t believe that type of resource is available, according to a survey.
In a country where more than 11 million people identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, health education related to this patient population is surprisingly low.Students and practitioners are learning about the impact of health disparities and implicit biases for LBGTQ patients.