Nursing

Measles Is Killing More People In The Drc Than Ebola—and Faster

Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the...
Related topics: Ebola, Vaccines

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Suicide Risk In Nurses Higher Than General Population

(MedPage Today) -- Researchers conduct first national investigation of nurse suicide in decades
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Why You’re An Unhappy Physician

Health care is a tough job to work in — whether you are a doctor, nurse or any other professional. We are dealing with matters of life and death, our patients expect (and deserve) the best from us, and we always have a hundred-and-one things...

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Hospital Fires 23 Workers In Case Of Excessive Doses, Deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio hospital system where excessive painkiller doses were given to dozens of patients who died fired 23 nurses, pharmacists and managers Thursday and said it is changing leadership, a sign that professional fallout from the...
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Over The Last Year, Kansas Boy Has Delivered 15,000 Flowers To Nursing Home Residents

Oliver Davis greets every person he meets the same way: with a flower and a great big hug. The 7-year-old from Kansas City, Kansas, visits two nursing homes a week, spending up to three hours chatting with the residents and giving them flowers. His...

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9 Great Business Ideas For Nurse Entrepreneurs

Nurse entrepreneurs hold unique qualifications. They can position themselves to start businesses in the health and wellness industry. Catie Harris, founder of NursePreneurs, sees this firsthand. Her company helps nurses develop business ideas. And...

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Hospital-hosted Simulated Surgery Offers Uah Nursing Students Interprofessional Education Experience

Students in UAH's College of Nursing's perioperative elective assisted Dr. Kenneth Chandler with an open appendectomy on a SynDaver surgical model at the Decatur Morgan Hospital in Decatur, Ala.

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Aacn Certification Corporation Announces Fy2020 Board

AACN Certification Corporation -- the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) -- announces its board of directors for fiscal year 2020, with terms effective July 1, 2019.
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Cae Healthcare Named A Training Partner Of Choice For The Organization For Associate Degree Nursing...

CAE Healthcare and the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) announced today that they will collaborate to provide simulation-based education, training and innovative products and services to OADN members.

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New Staffing Data Source Can Improve Nursing Home Monitoring

MONDAY, July 8, 2019 -- Publicly available Long-term Care Facility Staffing Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) staffing data have the potential to revolutionize efforts to monitor and study the key role of nursing home staffing, according to a report...
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Nursing Mothers Are Selling, Donating Their Milk On Facebook. Experts Have Mixed Feelings.

Some Facebook groups see offers up to $3 per ounce of milk.       
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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Nursing Mothers Are Selling, Donating Their Milk On Facebook. Experts Have Mixed Feelings.

Some Facebook groups see offers up to $3 per ounce of milk.       
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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The Truth Behind The Care At A Skilled Nursing Facility

Reuters recently published an article on skilled nursing facilities and post-hospital stays.  They discussed the often-lengthy time between hospital discharge and the patient being seen by a physician or “an advanced care practitioner.” Older,...
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When “do No Harm” Is No Longer Textbook

A call came about noon a few years ago that a patient I’ll call Stella was being admitted once again. She had come into the ER from her nursing home to receive transfusions. These were now needed every two weeks to keep her alive. The problem...

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Hpu Growing Three Doctoral Programs In Health Fields

Hawaii Pacific University has added three new doctoral degree programs: Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Psychology and Doctor of Physical Therapy.  “HPU is committed to making higher education accessible to individuals in Hawaii and beyond...
Related topics: Medical Research, Psychology

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Anesthesia Provider John Bing Receives One Of Nursing's Highest Honors

John Bing, BSN, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist from Clarksville, MD., has been elected as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).
Related topics: Anesthesia, Bing

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Maria Van Pelt Chosen For Induction As Fellow Of The American Academy Of Nursing

Maria Van Pelt, PhD, CRNA, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from Westborough, Mass., has been selected for induction as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN), joining more than 2,600 nursing leaders who make up the academy.

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Conjoined Twins Have Life-saving Separation Surgery

This was the first separation surgery for conjoined twins at the Maria Fareri Children's Hospital in Westchester County, New York. Thanks to a "herculean effort" by doctors and nurses, Ballenie and Bellanie are now thriving back home in the...

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The Problem Of Physicians And Nurses Connecting Patients With Hospital Fundraisers

Many organizations solicit private donations from benefactors and philanthropists. Is there a stadium in the country that does not bear the name of a prominent donor? There are also anonymous donors who are not cursed with egos that require their...

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The Price Of Austerity – New Observational Research Suggests Lower Nurse-patient Ratios Really Do...

By guest blogger Lucy Maddox The UK population continues to grow, while nursing numbers have remained static for several decades. Compounding matters, The King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust have reported a 25 per cent increase in nurses and midwives...
Related topics: Medical Research

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