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ED nurses must be prepared to handle all emergencies

By | 2016-08-24T16:31:50+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Nursing news, Nursing specialties|

In big or small emergencies, the nurse is always in. Did you ever think about the many patient care situations emergency nurses are called upon to deal with, even during just one shift? “The waiting room is full.” “There’s an ambulance on the way.” “Get the cardiac team down here right now.” These are some

ENA president sheds light on ED nursing

By | 2016-08-24T14:42:15+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Nursing news, Nursing specialties|

Kathleen E. Carlson, RN Kathleen E. Carlson, MSN, RN, CEN, FAEN, an ED staff nurse at Sentara Virginia Beach (Va.) General Hospital, is the president of the Emergency Nurses Association. Carlson worked the majority of her career as an emergency and trauma nurse. She held positions as staff nurse, nurse educator, nurse manager