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Study Identifies Challenges Faced by NYU Langone Nurses in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

A study published in The Journal of Urban Health examines the impact on NYULMC nurses’ post-Sandy deployment to help address patient surge in eight local hospitals and health facilities that had not been as affected by the storm.

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Op-Ed: Nurses Know Danger, Forge Ahead on Ebola Care

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Ever since Florence Nightingale, “The Lady With the Lamp,” took it upon herself to care for the sick and the wounded in the Crimean War in the 1850s, nurses have proven their value and their valor where care is most daunting and risky.

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DePaul University Offers New Path to Advance Nursing Careers

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Registered nurses will have the opportunity to advance their careers with a new online degree program from DePaul University. The “RN to MS in Nursing” program, offers a path for RNs to earn a B.S. and M.S. from DePaul and a graduate certificate from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

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Nurses Driven Mainly by a Desire to Help Others Are More Likely to Burn Out

Nurses who are motivated primarily by the desire to help others, rather than by enjoyment of the work itself or the lifestyle it makes possible, are more likely to burn out on the job, University of Akron researchers say.

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Poor Health Literacy Poses Risks for Pacemaker and Defibrillator Patients

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A study from Columbia University School of Nursing published this month in the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing found that 40 percent of patients with pacemakers and defibrillators had little to no ability to understand information about their cardiac health.

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In Light of Tragic Hot Car Deaths, Villanova U. Expert Offers Tips

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AACN Innovation Training Program Demonstrates Ongoing Impact on Future of Nursing

The strategic response by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to the Institute of Medicine’s report, “The Future of Nursing,” continues to demonstrate ongoing impact during its initial implementation in six regional markets. AACN CSI Academy teams at eight central Texas hospitals recently shared results of their nurse-led initiatives, reporting noteworthy clinical and fiscal outcomes.

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Sound and Safe

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Fuld Fellowship at Hopkins Nursing trains the eyes of gifted students patient safety.

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How Critically Ill Infants Can Benefit Most from Human Milk

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Human milk is infant food, but for sick, hospitalized babies, it’s also medicine. That’s the central premise of a series of articles in a neonatal nursing journal’s special issue focused on human milk for sick newborns.

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Effect of Enriching Feeding Tube Nutrition on Risk of Infection Among ICU Patients

Among mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients, receipt of high-protein nutrition via a feeding tube enriched with immune-modulating nutrients vs standard high-protein nutrition did not result in a significant difference in the incidence of new complications.

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