JULY 01, 2013
JUNE 18, 2013Researchers report that children treated in hospitals with pediatric staffing ratios of 1-to-4 or less were significantly less likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 15-to-30 days.
JUNE 18, 2013Advocates for a New York bill say required staffing of one nurse for every two intensive-care patients and 1-to-4 ratios in regular medical-surgical units will improve patient care, reduce deaths, complaints, and readmissions.
JUNE 18, 2013A team of researchers are developing a web-based intervention to facilitate the health and healthcare management for Hispanic dementia patients and their caregivers.
JUNE 17, 2013Check out some of Sherry Atwell's, emergency room nurse/photographer, along with her audio commentary on each image.
JUNE 11, 2013The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently announced a $20 million grant program to support nurses as they pursue their PhDs.
JUNE 11, 2013Earlier this year an Indiana hospital has fired eight employees, including at least three veteran nurses, after they refused mandatory flu shot. Travel nurses usually face the same safety mandates.
JUNE 11, 2013The HHS recently announced a new program to help military veterans with health care experience or training, such as medics, pursue nursing careers.
JUNE 04, 2013A new study reports that among intensive care unit (ICU) patients receiving acute ventilator support for respiratory failure, use of patient-directed music intervention resulted in greater reduction in anxiety and sedation frequency, and intensity compared with normal care.
JUNE 04, 2013Nurses can print out the complimentary worksheet, respond to 10 statements, and then tally their score results to see how they rate on a BSN-readiness scale.