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Study substantiates nurse impact on clinical outcomesA 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 patientTeaching 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 staffingThousands of nurses went on strike last week to protest a lack of Ebola cautions and staffing concerns.
Combating alarm fatigueBecause clinical alarms can result in serious harm to patients and they have garnered increased interest from the Joint Commission, the ECRI Institute—an independent nonprofit that researches improvements to patient care—has listed clinical alarms as the top health technology hazard of 2014.
Nurses and care teams need better ways to communicate to improve hospital careHospitals lose about $12 billion annually as a result of poor communication among healthcare providers.
The end of the MSN degree? Nursing education moves forward on DNP for advanced practiceMany nursing schools plan to close master's programs in the coming years
Ebola nursing update: Court overrules state officials on mandatory quarantine for Maine nurseKaci Hickox will be released from quarantine, but continue direct monitoring
Nursing unions use Ebola momentum to vie for better training, protectionThe California Nurses’ Union is seeking better protection against Ebola in its negotiation with Kaiser Permanente.
Nurses growing more dissatisfied with EHR systemsElectronic health records are a source of frustration for many nurses, according to new research.
Ebola update: Nursing union reveals scant preparation by hospitalsNursing advocates are calling for more information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, after two nurses have been diagnosed with the virus.