Two nurses went beyond the call of duty to reunite a lap dog named “Houdini” with her owner, a resident at the facility — with the help of the local police.
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
Cheryl Portner, RN By Cheryl Portner, RN, MSN Vice President, Staff Development & Training/Nurse Executive Breathe deeply. Can you smell the fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies baking in the oven or the apple strudel cooling on the counter by the window? I was very fortunate growing up. When I was really
Cheryl Portner, RN By Cheryl Portner, RN, MSN Vice President, Staff Development & Training; Nurse Executive Yes, I’m a baby boomer; it’s something that has defined my place in our generational society all my life. And recently, like many other boomers, I had a visit to the ED. I’ve had a few episodes
By: Janice Petrella Lynch, RN, MSN, Regional Nurse Executive, Nurse.com Jan Lynch, RN As the U.S. population continues to age, RNs are caring for increasing numbers of older patients who undergo surgical procedures to improve their quality of life. However, surgery presents unique challenges for elderly patients. The odds are not in their