Drug diversion at hospitals occurs in many ways, from diverting from a hospital’s waste receptacle to diverting pain management drugs from patients who need them. Learn about the signs and symptoms, and, most importantly, how to get help.
This case is about a disability discrimination lawsuit filed in federal court alleging violations of federal laws. The plaintiff, who is deaf and communicates primarily using American Sign Language (ASL), alleges a nurse discriminated during her care. Find out how the court ruled from a legal expert.
At 92, Barbara Jury, RN, MS, isn’t practicing her profession on the floors of the California Hospital Medical Center anymore. But she’s still involved through volunteering and is happy to share her stories of nursing’s past as a nursing pioneer.
Being wound care certified with the Wound Care Education Institute gets you access to helpful resources that can expand wound care knowledge throughout your hospital, health system and healthcare organizations. Are you ready?
Without other information to the contrary, it seems this strike is a result of difficulties between the school nurse, other school employees and their employer. As such, the strike would be seen as an employer-employee abandonment instead of patient abandonment. Read more insights from our legal attorney expert.
The goal of the IOM Future of Nursing report was to provide a prescription for nurses to facilitate the nation’s shift from hospital-based services to a system focused on prevention and wellness in the community. Find out what progress was made and what still needs attention moving forward, according to nursing experts.
Five nurses competed for monetary prizes at a conference event called NursePitch the ANA compares to the TV show “Shark Tank.” Each contestant gave a 5-minute pitch about their innovation in nursing and answered judges’ questions. Find out who won.
One of the most chronic problems a wound expert deals with regularly is pressure injuries, which can have a devastating impact on patients and are a potential legal concern for healthcare facilities and clinicians. Find out how wound experts can make a difference in any healthcare organization.
Amanda Abdala, RN, BSN, who works at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa., opened her Etsy shop in 2009, the same year she graduated from nursing school. She’s always loved crafting and found a way to merge her two passions.
Providing the best patient care calls for having the best nurses with the best training and the best staffing. But we’ve never been able to stop studying, working on, and yes, even struggling with the right balance for nurse staffing.
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