Nurses looking to take their autoimmune disease and cancer treatment research to the next level have an opportunity to fund those efforts through DAISY Foundation grants. Nurses can apply through Sept. 5.
A breach of patient confidentiality can result in a lawsuit. Who is at fault -- and who isn't -- will be determined by the courts based on several factors.
Helping a troubled patient If you are an emergency nurse, you practice within the requirements of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. However, the nurse in the following case made a patient care decision that may have violated EMTALA. (Munoz v. Watsonville Community Hospital, Case No. 15-cv-00932-BLF, United States District Court Northern District of
The Society for Vascular Surgery released a list diabetes vascular complications. Nurses can use the list to educate their diabetic patients.
A nurse scientist and an engineer created a smartphone application for patients with heart failure that helps make the right choices about their health.
A nurse criticized her grandfather’s long-term care nurses on Facebook, who took offense to the posts. The situation resulted in a legal battle.
A reader asked about using her experience to develop a niche focusing on electronic health records to improve patient safety. My response is, “Go for it!”