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How process upgrades aid ICU patient experience

By | 2020-04-15T16:42:09-04:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Specialty|Tags: , , , |

Katie Mapula, RN Process improvement measures are making a difference in ICU patient experience.  In hospitals such as Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, nurses are leading the way. “This has already transformed ICU care and it’s becoming the standard of care,” said Katie Mapula, MSN, RN, CCRN, a quality improvement manager

Nursing Refresher Program or Not?

By | 2013-03-11T10:20:31-04:00 March 11th, 2013|Categories: Archived|Tags: |

By: Nan Callender-Price, RN, MA, Executive Director, Continuing Nursing Education at Nan Callender-Price, RN Nurses who have left nursing for one or more years may be faced with the decision to complete a refresher program. Refresher programs are time consuming and can be costly, so thoughtful consideration is appropriate. I know of