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 •  December 15, 2015

When it comes to innovation in nursing education, the time is now… and tomorrow.The nursing profession has long embraced innovation--in professional practice and in education. It has had to, experts say. Over the years, nursing has had to cope with various shortages of nurses and faculty members to educate them, as well as evolutions in technology...

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 •  December 15, 2015

Check-up comes five years after groundbreaking Institute of Medicine report Check-up comes five years after groundbreaking Institute of Medicine report
The nursing profession has made significant progress in implementing recommendations from the 2010 Institute of Medicine’s The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health but more work is needed, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences,...

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 •  December 15, 2015

As health care delivery evolves, nurses remain on the front lines, ready for new opportunities--yet frustrations remain, according to AMN Healthcare’s new Survey of Registered Nurses.The survey drew responses from 8,828 nurses, who shared their views on a number of top issues, ranging from emerging roles for nurses to job satisfaction and health...

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 •  December 15, 2015

With nearly 5.5 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and another 473,000 diagnosed this year, nurses in most settings will care for patients with this disease at some point. Let’s look at some of the trends in dementia care.“The provider’s ultimate goal should be assuring dignity and respect for the Alzheimer’s patient at all phases...

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 •  August 12, 2015

Assessing the risk vs. benefit of vaccinations
Considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “one of the greatest achievements of biomedical science and public health,” vaccines have received some attention lately in the media, as unvaccinated children helped spread the highly contagious measles virus across much of the ...

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 •  August 11, 2015

Communication and following the schedule is key
According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective tools for promoting public health by preventing disease and death, protecting not only vaccinated individuals, but also communities by reducing the spread of infectious diseases. By following ...

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 •  June 9, 2015

Research finds that pursuing Magnet status can positively transform hospitals
June 9, 2015 - Many studies have demonstrated an association between Magnet designation for hospitals and better outcomes for patients and nurses. Now a study from the University of Pennsylvania Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research has found the rigors of ...

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 •  June 8, 2015

New commission on women and health finds women’s contributions to global health care--including that of nurses--are undervalued.
June 8, 2015 - The alarms are buzzing and beeping, but the clock is also ticking on patient safety goals relating to alarm management.Alarm fatigue is a pervasive problem in hospitals, as the number of patient alarms has ...

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 •  January 31, 2015

Do you want to hear the good news or the bad news first? When looking at the current state of infection control in the United States--including rates of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and progress on goals--reports show that we have a little bit of both. Although important strides have been made in infection prevention in the last few ...

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 •  December 24, 2014

December 23, 2014 - Everyone wants to know how they measure up, and nurses are no exception. But when it comes to nurse salary discussions, few people will open up about what they earn. RN salary surveys offer insight, a method to benchmark and ammunition to discuss needed change with decision makers.Linda Groah called the AORN salary survey a ...