Tag archive for ‘Nursing’
By On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Trauma team members face risk of ‘compassion fatigue’ and burnout

Trauma team members are at risk of compassion fatigue and burnout syndrome, as supported by the new research by Gina M. Berg, PhD, MBA, of University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and colleagues. Authors More...

By On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Fewer than 1 in 5 nurses comply with guidelines for standard precautions

Only 17.4 percent of ambulatory care nurses reported compliance in all nine standard precautions for infection prevention, according to a study published in the January issue of the American Journal of Infection More...

By and On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

2016 Healthcare Staffing Trends

There is good news and bad news for healthcare leaders in the year ahead and beyond, according to experts who share 5 key points as part of their outlook. Healthcare Leaders Media — When it comes to healthcare More...

By and On Monday, December 7th, 2015

Bedside handoffs boost patient satisfaction

Modern Healthcare — Michelle Gray recalls from her years as a critical-care nurse that many patients and their families had no idea what was going on with their care. She realized that lack of information made More...

By On Friday, November 27th, 2015

Pay Okay, but many RNs looking to leave nursing

While many nurses may be happy with the paychecks they bring home, they’d still consider another profession if they had to do it all over again, according to a new survey of RNs by Medscape.  More...

By and On Sunday, June 28th, 2015

Technical and Cost Challenges Prevent Hospitals From Installing Patient Lifts

Modern Healthcare — Even though most hospitals have mobile, wheeled lifts at their facilities. But busy nurses and aides typically move average-sized patients themselves rather than taking the time to get an More...

By On Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Boards of Nursing

In the United States, Boards of Nursing exist in each state, territory, and the District of Columbia. The primary mission of a Board of Nursing is to protect and promote public health, welfare, and safety through More...

By On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Nurse Staffing Plans & Ratios

As the care nurses provide to patients has a direct effect on quality of care and patient outcomes, identifying and maintaining the appropriate number and mix of nursing staff is therefore critical to the delivery More...

By On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Registered Nurses at SVMH Plan Strike May 27

RNs Reject Restructuring Scheme that Puts Patients At Risk Registered nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (SVMH), Salinas, California, will hold a one-day strike beginning May 27 to protest management’s More...

By and On Friday, May 1st, 2015

New York City Nurses May Vote to Strike This Month

Thousands of nurses poured into the streets of New York City April 16 to protest staffing shortages they say put patients at risk. (Michael Fleshman / Flickr) In These Times — Thousands of nurses at 12 hospitals More...

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