California nurses union cancels strike after reaching deal with Kaiser January 22, 2015 A California nurses strike for next week has been cancelled after union leaders reached a tentative agreement over the weekend with Kaiser Permanente that resolves months of contentious negotiations and secures a 14% raise over three years for nurses covered by the contract. Nurses ranked most trustworthy profession for 13th year in a row January 22, 2015 Nurses have been voted the most honest and ethical profession for the 13th year straight in a new Gallup poll, earning 15 percentage points above any other profession. Some travel companies offer help in expediting California licensing process January 15, 2015 Even without the backlog, California nursing licensure is a tedious process, with a two-step process involving the application and a fingerprinting requirement. Now, several travel nurse staffing companies—American Mobile Healthcare, NursesRx and Medical Express—are offering a new program. ANA releases first update to code of ethics since 2001 January 15, 2015 Nurses are frequently faced with ethical dilemmas in the workplace and now they have new guidance to help navigate stick situations. How nurses can stay healthy during flu and cold season January 08, 2015 It’s hard for anyone to say healthy during cold and flu season, but for nurses providing direct care to patients, the task becomes even more difficult to accomplish. How nurses can avoid the top health technology hazards December 17, 2014 Out of the 10 top hazards identified in the report, nurses work directly with the top 5. Study substantiates nurse impact on clinical outcomes December 09, 2014 A new study published in the September issue of Health Services Research found that individual nurses can in fact have a positive impact on patients. Study substantiates nurse impact on clinical outcomes November 24, 2014 A new study published in the September issue of Health Services Research found that individual nurses can in fact have a positive impact on patients. Nursing interventions in traumatic brain injury go beyond the patient November 18, 2014 Teaching is paramount in the nursing profession and critical to the management of mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) in particular, according to a new continuing education report. Nurses strike highlights struggle for Ebola precautions, adequate staffing November 18, 2014 Thousands of nurses went on strike last week to protest a lack of Ebola cautions and staffing concerns.