Taking Your Nursing Career to the Next Level: Specialty Certification
May 15, 2013 - As the nursing industry continues to transform with new developments in technology, research and policy, it’s more important than ever to establish a standard that signifies excellence.
Celebrating Nurse Innovators in Patient Care
May 9, 2013 - Always seeking solutions to problems and ways to improve care, nurses draw on their knowledge and experience to enhance patient outcomes.
The Best Ways to Thank and Honor Nurses
May 8, 2013 - Thank you. Gracias. Mahalo. Merci. However you say it, there are countless ways to show appreciation for nurses during National Nurses Week and beyond. Celebrated annually from May 6 through May 12, National Nurses Week offers the opportunity for patients, family members, friends and other healthcare professionals to convey their gratitude and honor nurses for the sacrifices they make all year long.
From the Heart of a Nurse: A Tale of Caring, Burnout and the Path to Self-care
May 8, 2013 - I am a clinical coordinator at Children’s Hospital Colorado. I work on the Pulmonary Unit with the patients who have difficulty breathing on their own. As a new graduate nurse, I connected to my very first primary patient in a meaningful way. I took care of her for over two years, until the day that she died in my arms in our PICU.
Transplant Nurse Shares ‘Miracle’ Stories in New Book
May 3, 2013 - Mary Saubert, MSN, RN, has worked with countless organ transplant patients and their families over the past 15 years.
Nurses Week: Honoring Nurses Who Embody Quality and Innovation in Caring
April 30, 2013 - It’s coming! National Nurses Week begins May 6 and runs through May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. The theme for this year’s week-long celebration is Delivering Quality and Innovation in Patient Care, which will be recognized by nurses and health care facilities around the country.