Feature Channels:

Nursing

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Medicine

Channels:

New Surgical Tool for Mitral Valve Repair, Global Study Shows Stroke Largely Preventable, New Study Shows Differences in Blood Pressure Variation Across Ethnicity, and More in the Cardiovascular Health News Source

Click here to go directly to the Cardiovascular Health News Source

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

APHON Supports Full Practice Authority for APRNs in the VA

Chicago (July 25, 2016): APHON submitted comments to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) supporting regulations to allow Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) to practice to the full extent of their education, training, and certification. The pediatric hematology/oncology APRN’s scope of practice embraces the entire lifespan from infants to adults and the full trajectory from diagnosis to long-term survivorship/health surveillance of cancer or chronic blood disorders.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Study Finds E-Cigarette Nicotine Labels Not Always Accurate

Kelly_Buettner-Schmidt_NDSU.jpg

A study by researchers at North Dakota State University, Fargo, found that 51 percent of labels on e-cigarette liquid nicotine containers from 16 North Dakota stores don’t accurately reflect the levels of nicotine found in the products. In one instance, actual nicotine levels were 172 percent higher than labeled. The majority of e-cigarette liquid containers also did not provide child-resistant packaging.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Responds to Office of Inspector General’s Report: Adverse Events in Rehabilitation Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses President Cheryl Lehman, PhD RN CNS-BS RN-BC CRRN, offers the following in response to the Office of Inspector General’s recent report, “Adverse Events in Rehabilitation Hospitals: National Incidence Among Medicare Beneficiaries.”

Medicine

Channels:

Scientists Use Already-Approved Drugs to Force Cancer Cell Death, How to Decide if Watchful Waiting Is the Right Choice, Some Adolescent Cancer Survivors May Require More Comprehensive Mental Health Screening, and MORE in the Cancer News Source

Click here to go directly to the Cancer News Source

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

As Number of Patients with Chronic Critical Illness Grows, So Does Need for Long-Term Acute Care

Long-term acute care (LTAC) hospitals are a growing segment of the healthcare continuum, as more patients survive acute illness and trauma yet still require medical treatment beyond the normal length of stay and beyond the scope of practice of inpatient rehabilitation or skilled nursing facilities.

Medicine

Channels:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 26-Jul-2016 4:00 PM EDT

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Keywords:

The Lewy Body Dementia Association and HCR ManorCare Join Together to Provide Support for Lewy Body Dementia Families

Atlanta, Ga - 07/20/2016 - The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) and HCR ManorCare announced today that the two organizations are working together to provide a collaborative approach to providing support to those affected by Lewy body dementia.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Family Support Program Launches at NYU Langone Medical Center to Provide Services for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia

mary-mittelman-hero-crop.jpg

Two new grants from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) will enable New Yorkers with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and their families, to get the most comprehensive care and support services available in the New York City area. NYU Langone Medical Center is launching its Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Family Support Program and is establishing a Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Nursing Leadership Conference to Demonstrate Broad Opportunities for Professionals and Students

ScreenShot2016-07-19at12.08.44PM.png

Established and aspiring nursing leaders and students at any level are invited to attend “Today's DNP: Taking the Lead on the World Stage,” a conference highlighting international opportunities for nursing professionals, presented by the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Medicine

Channels:

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Celebrates and Says Farewell to Baccalaureate Program

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) will celebrate its last class receiving a bachelor of science degree with a major in nursing at the school’s degree completion ceremony on July 22.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

APRN, Dr. Steven Mund Offers Expertise for Interviews About VHA Plan to Improve Veterans’ Access to Care

steven-mund-0606.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Nursing Coalition Praises Commission on Care Recommendations to Improve Veterans' Healthcare

Five nursing organizations have banded together, reviewed the Commission on Care report, and commend the Commission for putting veterans access to care first.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Nearly half of California nursing home residents complete end-of-life care orders

Research finds broad acceptance of written end-of-life care orders among California nursing home residents, with nearly half completing a Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, or POLST, form in 2011. The study also found no difference in completion of the form by race or ethnicity.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Study Shows a Rising, but Uneven, Tide of in-Home Care for Disabled Seniors

More seniors are getting help from family, friends and hired helpers to keep them in their homes, despite disabilities that keep them from total independence, a new study finds. Half of disabled seniors in a long-term study got in-home help in 2012, up 20 percent from the late 1990s.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

NYU Meyers Study on Global Nurse Migration Trends

A total of 177 countries were eligible for inclusion in the study, representing findings from 200,453 IEN applicants to the United States between 2003 and 2013. Their work found that changes to the NCLEX-RN licensure examination (2008), the global economic crisis of late 2008, and the passing of the World Health Organization’s Code for Ethical Recruitment of Health Workers (2010), all played a part in the significant drop in IEN applicants.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Five Things You Might Not Know About CRNAs

This is a quick at-a-glance article about who Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists are and what they do. They've been around for more than 150 years but to many they are still the best kept secret in healthcare.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

Burning Out in the ICU

Infographic1.png

Critical care health care professionals, when compared with other health care professionals, have one of the highest rates of burnout syndrome, and without prevention or intervention, burnout may negatively impact the quality of care provided.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

CRNAs Applaud Federal Commission on Care Proposals for Future Health of Veterans

The Independent Federal Commission on Care Report regarding VA Hospitals was completed and sent to the White House Tuesday evening. The recommendations include allowing APRNs, including CRNAs, to practice to their full scope of practice and licensure.

Medicine

Channels:

Keywords:

AACN Certification Corporation Announces Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2017

KarenKesten-11-15.jpg

AACN Certification Corporation — the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) — announces its leadership for fiscal year 2017, with terms effective July 1, 2016.