Need evidence skin injuries are a major concern in healthcare? Consider that 2.5 million U.S. patients are afflicted annually. According to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, skin injuries cost more than $9.1 billion each year.
A nursing student wants to know what her rights are after being dismissed from her nursing education program four months before graduation. Generally, a nursing student's rights in a dismissal proceeding depends on, if you are in a public nursing education program or in a private nursing education program.
Our new interdisciplinary course "Malnutrition Alert! How to Improve Patient Outcomes" for nurses, dietitians and physicians is designed to help you recognize the role that protein-calorie malnutrition plays in adult morbidity and mortality and to focus on preventing, diagnosing and treating malnutrition.
A couple is concerned about the care of their 7-year-old daughter at school. Their daughter has diabetes, and apparently the school nurse administered insulin to her three times during hypoglycemic episodes.
One in five adolescents in the U.S. suffer from developmental, mental or behavioral health illnesses. Kids with mental health issues need comprehensive, consistent help. And pediatric nurse practitioners can provide it.
North Florida hospitals and healthcare facilities took a hard hit Oct. 10 when Hurricane Michael, a category 4 storm, made landfall on Florida’s Panhandle. But nurses were ready with disaster plans designed to help them push through the trying times.
A threat to patient safety could be lurking right near the bedside, according to a study. Privacy curtains can be breeding grounds for resistant bacteria such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA.
Becoming a nurse manager wasn’t a planned career move, but I liked managing and leading a team and was good at it. I enjoyed the close interpersonal exchange and found that I loved fostering an empowering environment.
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