The nursing profession has grown astronomically since the days of Florence Nightingale. While we may have once served as handmaidens to the whims and needs of god-like physicians, the definition of what it means to practice as a nurse is light-years away from the era of...
Research ... Not As Scary (or boring) As You Think! Kristin Stegenga, PhD MSN RN CPON® Lauri Linder, PhD APRN CPON® Date: Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 Time: 2 pm Central Time This webinar will provide a general overview of the research process for hem/onc nurses who...
Imagine this scenario. You are an experienced, professional registered nurse who works the night shift in the coronary care unit. Every night, the hospital, the physicians, and everyone else depend on your acute assessment skills and your sound professional judgment to monitor...
The country's seemingly chronic shortage of registered nurses is predicted to be far less serious down the road than previously forecast, according to new research. What was expected to be a major problem for healthcare leaders will need less attention, at least for now.
Health insurance companies are hiring record numbers of nurses as the Affordable Care Act boosts the number of patients with medical coverage and plans look for ways to coordinate care of the newly insured. At the nation’s largest health insurance company, UnitedHealth...
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the survival of patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) recorded in the Belgian SCD Registry and to assess the impact of disease-modifying treatments.
Almost one-third of families whose children were being treated for cancer faced food, housing or energy insecurity and one-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income, according to a new study from Dana-Farber/Boston...
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