Nursing

Low Vaccination Rates Among Nursing Home Staff Imperil Elderly

Health care advocates and industry groups are raising the alarm over lagging vaccination rates in nursing home staff, threatening the progress the nation has made in protecting the vulnerable elderly. More than seven months after becoming...
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Anti-vaxxer Warns Doctors And Nurses Of Execution By Hanging For Administering Life-saving Vaccines

The conspiracy theories promoted by anti-vaccine activists reached a fevered pitch during a Saturday rally. Conspiracy theorist Kate Shemirani suggested there could be Nurenberg-like trials where doctors and nurses would be hanged for administering...
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Covid-19 Patients In Icus At A Florida Hospital Are 'begging' To Be Vaccinated, Nurse Says

The unnamed nurse, who works at the Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, said that patients are desperate to be vaccinated. CNN Health Patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are "begging" to be vaccinated, a nurse told...
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Many Elder-care Workers Refusing To Get Vaccine

“Amid a ‘pandemic of the unvaccinated,’ more than 40% of the nation’s nursing home and long-term health care workers have yet to receive vaccinations,” ProPublica reports.
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Pandemic Fatigue -- Yes, It Is Real!

Are you holding back a sea of emotions, stress, and anxiety? You are not alone. One nurse shares how her emotions came bubbling out unexpectedly and how to alleviate pandemic fatigue. Medscape Blogs
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Cdc Reports Drug Resistant Fungus Infections In Texas, Washington, Dc

Health officials possess evidence of an untreatable fungus spreading in several facilities. The "superbug" outbreaks have been reported at a nursing home in the nation's capital and in two Texas hospitals, the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Here We Go: Dangerous Fungus Resistant To All Drugs And First Found In Asia Is Identified In The Us...

A dangerous fungus resistant to all drugs was identified in two cities, Washington DC and Dallas, Texas. The fungus was first identified in Asia. (Now where have we heard this before?) The drug is dangerous to hospital and nursing home patients. ...

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During Covid-19, Nurses Face Significant Burnout Risks, Reports American Journal Of Nursing

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 40 percent of nurses and other health care workers had risks associated with an increased likelihood of burnout, reports a survey study in the August issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN). The...
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'superbug' Fungus Spread In Two Cities, Health Officials Say

U.S. health officials say they now have evidence that an untreatable “superbug” fungus has spread in two hospitals and a nursing home

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Fau Nursing Faculty Member Receives Nih K01 Grant For Breast Cancer Research

Tarsha Jones, Ph.D., principal investigator and an assistant professor of nursing at FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, has received the National Institute of Health (NIH) K01 Career Development Award, a five-year, $772,525 award for a...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Cdc Investigating Deaths Of Immunized Nursing Home Residents: Report

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reportedly investigating the deaths of fully vaccinated nursing home patients in a Colorado county which has been hit especially hard by a recent surge in COVID-19. The Associated Press...
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Proning Team Became Key Part Of Massachusetts General's Covid-19 Care

A designated proning team -- composed of about 70 OR nurses, OR assistants and outpatient physical therapists -- became a key part of the COVID-19 care provided by Massachusetts General Hospital, responding around-the-clock to patients who needed...

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Pregnant Nurse Had No Idea She Was In Labor Before Giving Birth In A Gas Station Bathroom

"I looked up, saw a woman saying ‘Hey your wife just gave birth,’" said the new dad, who was just waiting for his wife to pee. "I was like ‘what?’"

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Major Medical Associations Release Psa Urging Vaccination

The leading U.S. professional groups for hospitals, doctors and nurses are using a new public service announcement to urge Americans to “follow the science” and get vaccinated against COVID-19, one of the latest efforts to curb the virus amid...
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The Memories Of A Nurse’s Old Car

Today. Finally, a day off. I could oversleep, roll out of bed, then make a pot of coffee — and prepare for a “do nothing” day. But today is the day. After dealing with more electrical problems on this 160,000-mile-plus car, I will say...

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Toni Schmittling Appointed To Michigan Board Of Nursing

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Toni Schmittling, DNAP, MBA, MS, CRNA, president of the Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA), to the Michigan Board of Nursing. Schmittling will serve a four-year term,...

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Toni Schmittling Appointed To Michigan Board Of Nursing

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Toni Schmittling, DNAP, MBA, MS, CRNA, president of the Michigan Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA), to the Michigan Board of Nursing. Schmittling will serve a four-year term,...

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The Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Announces New Faculty Leadership Positions

Five faculty from the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing have received leadership appointments to help promote and advance the school's Master of Science (Entry into Nursing), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), PhD, and postdoctoral programs.

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'pandemic Is Far From Over': Largest Us Nurses Union Urges Cdc To Reinstate Federal Mask Mandate

'Pandemic Is Far from Over': Largest US Nurses Union Urges CDC to Reinstate Federal Mask Mandate Andrea Germanos andrea Jul 14, 2021 "NNU strongly urges the CDC to reinstate universal masking,...
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Viral Video: Trans Man Gives Birth To Baby — And Trans Woman Unsuccessfully Tries To Nurse The...

A transgender couple has gone viral for their decidedly unconventional family in which the trans man — or biological female — gave birth to their child, while the trans woman — a biological male — attempted to nurse the baby. What are the...
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