Nurture NJ is a statewide awareness campaign that focuses on improving maternal and child health. The campaign is committed to reducing infant and maternal mortality and morbidity while ensuring equitable care among women and children of all races and ethnicities.
A nurse says after receiving a $10,000 sign-on bonus to work nights on weekends, the hospital changed her days and shift. She left two months later, and the hospital said she must return the sign-on bonus. Is this legal? Nurse attorney Nancy Brent addresses the nurse's question.
Just over a month into 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified 79 measles cases in the U.S. with a measles outbreak in some regions. That total is more than 20% of the 372 cases identified during all of 2018.
DAISY recognition has significant meaning for nurses. It serves as a reminder that the work they do makes a difference. The award allows colleagues, patients and patients’ families to honor extraordinary nurses and the contributions they make every day.
A nurse's license was revoked by the board of nursing after she was criminally charged with disturbing the peace, a misdemeanor. Later, the discipline was reduced to probation. Then the criminal misdemeanor was dismissed and the charge was reduced. Can she petition to have probation dismissed?
From taking the time to find quality, comfortable work shoes to eating healthy and getting proper rest, self-care is an important part of being a top-notch nurse to your patients. This year, make it a top priority.
Nurse managers in a home health agency document the start and stop times for IV infusions, but they did not administer the IVs. Can this nursing documentation be considered truthful and accurate. Nurse attorney Nancy Brent answers this question.
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