A Sneak Peek at the 2015 Fall Medical TV Shows
July 14, 2015 - After a long nursing shift, you may enjoy kicking
back and watching a little television as a way to relax. But what if
the show is about the same crazy types of situations you have faced for
the last 12 hours or so, with some extra drama added in? Medical TV
shows continue to be a popular genre with audiences and network
executives alike, and the networks have several new shows lined up for
this fall. Doctors dominate the list of characters, but each show has at
least one nurse in the main cast.
New Graduate Nurse? 15 Ways to Start Your Nursing Career on the Right Foot
July 14, 2015 - Completing nursing school brings a mixture of
feelings, and new graduate nurses can use some help to get their first
nursing job and start off on the right path.
10 Steps to Master Care Transitions
June 8, 2015 - Care coordination and transition management have
become the new buzzwords in nursing as hospitals become more concerned
with preventing unnecessary hospitalizations. The topic goes beyond
discharge planning to incorporate a more holistic, long-term view of
10 Things Nurses Would Like to Tell Hospital Visitors
May 4, 2015 - “Mannerly visitors are respectful of others when
interacting with patients, other visitors and staff members they may
meet at a hospital,” said Diane Bartos, MS, RN, NEA-BC, director of
intensive care services at the 207-bed Saratoga Hospital and Nursing
Home located in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a Magnet hospital¹ since 2004.
Going Above and Beyond: Seven Exemplary Nurses Who Are Making a Difference
May 3, 2015 - Nurses are a talented and dedicated group, often
going above and beyond the call of duty to care for their patients and
meet the needs of those around them. In fact, you don’t have to look
very far to find great nurses who make a habit of getting involved and
giving more of themselves than they are asked.
Everyday Ethics for Nurses: Addressing Ethical Challenges
May 3, 2015 - Call bells, procedures, treatments, med passes, IV
adjustments--such tasks fill nurses days, but quality care and
satisfying practice involve more than the safe completion of a to-do
list. The American Nurses Association (ANA) selected “Ethical Practice,
Quality Care” as this year’s Nurses Week theme. But just how does that
play out in daily practice?