Nurses should be front and center in providing health care for the homeless and improving outcomes. Meet some nurses who are doing just that.
Behavioral or mental health nurses are never short on opportunities. They play a significant role in psychiatry, and there's a dire need for their services.
Nurses at post-COVID clinics are taking the time to listen to patients, assess symptoms, and develop treatment plans that give them the hope they need.
Discussing bad news with patients and families can be uncomfortable and challenging. It can also be an ongoing need. The only way to make it a little easier is by learning some proven techniques and keeping a few principles in your back pocket.
Influenza type A (H1N1) virus ("swine flu") will not be going away any time soon, health officials say, and healthcare providers, including nurses, should prepare themselves not only for patients with the illness, but also for questions and concerns from the public, and requests to help state and local health departments identify potential new cases.At
Nursing blends the art of caring and investigating scientific best practices to discover new techniques that improve patient care. "Everything a nurse does must be grounded in evidence," says Fran Roberts, RN, PhD, vice president of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. "We must have a proven reason
When patients walk into Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in Gilbert, Ariz., they are greeted by the soothing sounds of a harpist. As they stroll through the plush, carpeted hallways they do not hear overhead pages or nurses calling to each other around nursing stations.On the outside of each patient room is a plaque with the
Little things are often the most meaningful to a patients hospital experience. For breast cancer survivor Elizabeth Mullen, responses to her suggestions for easier, more comfortable care have made her visits to Fauquier Hospital, Warrenton, Va., positive ones.When Mullen remarked that registration for chemotherapy in the infusion center would simplify the procedure for patients, her