Does the Medical Home Make a Difference?
March 5, 2014 - Strengthening primary care through more patient
engagement and coordination, the patient-centered medical home (PCMH)
model offers great opportunities for nurses and has gained prominence as
a way to improve quality while curbing costs. Yet recent studies show
mixed results and a model that continues to evolve.
Nurse Leads Teen DUI Prevention Campaign
February 21, 2014 - Emergency department nurse Judi Nelson, RN,
has cared for her share of victims of vehicular crashes caused by people
who drove under the influence of alcohol. When presented, she seized a
volunteer opportunity to try to prevent teens from getting behind the
wheel after drinking.
Finding the Best Paying Nursing Jobs: It’s Your Move
February 7, 2014 - As the economy continues to gain strength and
demand for health care increases, the job outlook for registered nurses
and advanced practice nurses looks good for the foreseeable future.
“There is some security in pursuing nursing because there are jobs,”
said Judy Honig, EdD, DNP, CPNP, associate dean of student affairs and a
professor of nursing at the Columbia University School of Nursing.
Dementia-friendly Community Program Founded by Wisconsin RN
February 5, 2014 - Henry, a man in his late 60s, was, by his son’s description, living somewhere between early- and mid-stage dementia.
Disparities Found in States' RNs per Capita
January 14, 2014 - Some states have twice as many registered nurses per capita than others, creating possible issues with access to care and quality.
Seven Healthy Lifestyle Changes That Nurses Can Make
January 13, 2013 - Nurses often have the responsibility of teaching patients how to care for themselves. Their teaching is not only for short-term needs such as giving post-operative instructions or answering questions about medications, but may cover long-term lifestyle changes required to manage and prevent chronic diseases.