Nancy Wilk, RN Cultural competency, stronger patient advocacy and global citizenship are three outcomes senior nursing students gain through international clinical experience, according to Nancy Wilk, DNS, MS, ARNP, an associate professor of nursing at Wegmans School of Nursing, St. John Fisher College, in Rochester, N.Y. Wilk and colleague Kylene Abraham, DNP, APRN,
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Infection prevention has become a hot topic again, due in large part to the Zika virus and its potential serious outcomes for babies of infected women.
By Debra Anscombe Wood, RN (Take the continuing education module "Zika: The Pandemic Threat," today.) Most people had never heard of the Zika virus until this past February, but now they are seeking answers from healthcare professionals about the recent outbreak and nurses are responding. “Most of the concerns are coming from our obstetrical patients,”
Zika's risks to pregnant women, their babies, as well as adults have left the public concerned about how to stay safe as the vacation season ramps up.
By Rebecca Bogan, BSN, RN-BC As nurses, we are trusted to provide the highest quality care for each patient to make their journey a little more bearable. It’s a rewarding and inspiring honor, and a responsibility that we never take lightly. But it also can be demanding, stressful and sometimes heartbreaking. Some days we want