Nursing

A Physician Experiences Unprofessional Behavior. What Happened Next? [podcast]

“Setting: An impersonal, windowless conference room within a hospital Characters: A nurse in charge (NIC), a department chair (DC) and me (ME) NIC: Thank you for joining us to discuss the report you made of unprofessional behavior in the...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Said That Nursing Homes "never Needed" To Accept Patients Who...

According to a report from the New York State Department of Health, "6,326 COVID-positive residents were admitted to [nursing home] facilities" following Cuomo's mandate that nursing homes accept the readmission of COVID-positive patients from...

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Matthew D. Mchugh Elected For Membership To The National Academy Of Medicine

Matthew D. McHugh, PhD, JD, MPH, RN, FAAN, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Dr. McHugh is the Independence Chair for Nursing Education and Professor of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Associate...
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The Us's Third Coronavirus Surge May Become The Deadliest Yet, Experts Say

A nurse puts on her PPE before tending to a COVID-19 patient on October 21, 2020 in Essen, Germany. Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Daily coronavirus cases in the US have risen nearly 40%, on average, since the start of October.  Experts worry...

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What A Hospital Looked Like 100 Years Ago

The coronavirus pandemic exposed several weaknesses of the U.S. health care system, including expensive hospital stays and shortages of doctors and nurses. Still, hospitals today are significantly...

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Rncb Names Bryan Medical Center 2020 Advocacy Award Winner

Yesterday, the Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board (RNCB) announced the recipient of the 2nd annual RNCB Advocacy Award during REACH 2020, ARN's Annual Educational Conference taking place virtually this week, October 20-22.

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Rncb Names Bryan Medical Center 2020 Advocacy Award Winner

Yesterday, the Rehabilitation Nursing Certification Board (RNCB) announced the recipient of the 2nd annual RNCB Advocacy Award during REACH 2020, ARN's Annual Educational Conference taking place virtually this week, October 20-22.

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All Residents Of A Kansas Nursing Home Test Positive For Covid-19

Of the 62 residents, 10 have died. The news comes as nursing homes across the country report an increase in cases.

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Mom Speaks Out After Florida Middle School Quarantines Student For Having Her Period

A Florida mom says her eighth-grade daughter was feeling fatigued from getting her menstrual cycle, but a school nurse wanted her to quarantine for coronavirus.

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Despite Being Responsible For Thousands Of Covid Deaths In New York Nursing Homes, Crazy ‘killer...

Back in May we reported that New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, MD and Executive Deputy Commissioner Sally Dreslin’s actions led to thousands of deaths in New York state. In response Cuomo is releasing book...

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An Extra Half-hour Of Sleep Shown To Improve Mindfulness

A study of nurses found that an extra 29 minutes of sleep dramatically improved job-related mindfulness. Nurses that reported higher mindfulness scores were 66 percent less likely to experience symptoms of insomnia.Roughly 70 million American adults...
Related topics: Medical Research, Insomnia

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Aacn-funded Research Influences Nursing Practice

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses invites clinicians and nurse scientists to submit research projects by Oct. 30, 2020, for the next application cycle, with total available funding of $160,000. The most recent recipients and their...
Related topics: AACN, Medical Research

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What It’s Like To Write About Covid-19 While It’s Killing Your Mom [podcast]

“My mom was beyond vulnerable to the virus. May of 2020 marked two years since she’d become a nursing home resident—receiving care for several chronic illnesses. She died of failure to thrive due to Coronavirus 2019 on June 1, 2020, at the...
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Reflections On Caregiving From A Nursing School Dropout

My first—and last—clinical rotation was at a newly built nursing home attached to a community hospital near school. I didn’t have a car on campus, and hitched rides from classmates who were typically commuters with night jobs. They were a...

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‘overwhelmed’: Hospitals Engulfed By Rebounding Virus

The coronavirus is engulfing big city hospitals in states including Utah, Wisconsin and Indiana that are running low on nurses and beds and are being forced to set up overflow facilities. With new daily U.S. cases surpassing 62,000 on Thursday, the...
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Memorial Sloan Kettering Awards And Appointments

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) announces its most recent awards and appointments for the institution's physicians, scientists, nurses, and staff.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Pure Positivity: Black Woman Goes From Janitor To Trauma Nurse Practitioner At Same Hospital Where...

There’s a purely positive news story to share out of Springfield, Massachusetts about a Black woman who successfully pursued her dreams of becoming a healthcare worker. View this post on Instagram At 11...
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Zimbabwe Doctors, Nurses Decry Government Rule That Aims To Curb Health Sector Brain Drain

Doctors and nurses in Zimbabwe are challenging a Ministry of Health rule they say impedes their ability to leave the country.  The ministry said last month that health care workers must get official signatures to receive a "Certificate of Good...

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A Medical Student Volunteers With The Medical Corps [podcast]

“An email arrived inviting med students to join the State of Georgia’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). The MRC is an organization of doctors, nurses, PAs, EMTs, and med students who are the first medical boots on the ground for disasters in...
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Grandmother Permanently Blinded After Acid Attack By Stranger Outside Of Her Own Home

Oct. 6 as 61-year-old Helen Jones was walking to her car which was parked just steps in front of her Germantown neighborhood home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to go draw blood for patients at a nursing home, a stranger splashed acid in her...

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