Nursing Interventions Help Patients Stay on Medication, Not Necessarily Avoid Readmission
November 27, 2013 - A targeted effort to help high-risk heart failure patients stay on their medications did improve adherence to drug regimens, but had surprisingly little effect lowering hospital readmission rates, according to a study at Duke Medicine.
New Appraisal Tool Provides View of RNs’ Health, Wellness, Safety on Job
November 18, 2013 - Registered nurses (RNs) constantly evaluate the health and wellness of their patients and provide guidance and educational resources. But how many RNs really know the status of their health, and how to improve their wellness?
Access to Nurse Practitioner Care Strongly Supported in Recent Poll
November 13, 2013 - The American Association of Nurse
Practitioners (AANP), the largest professional membership organization
for nurse practitioners (NPs) in the world, recently released survey
results that show widespread, national support among the general public
for legislative and policy proposals that give patients access to NP
care and services.
Three Nurses Elected to IOM Share Their Priorities
November 8, 2013 - The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has elected
three distinguished nursing leaders--Susan Hassmiller, Beverly Malone
and Bernadette Melnyk--to join the more than 1,900 men and women who
give of their time and share their knowledge to improve the nation’s
Nurses Report Satisfaction with Career Choice; Current Job? Not So Much
November 5, 2013 - After all the sacrifices and hard work, are you still happy with your choice to pursue a nursing career?
New President-Elect Named for the American Academy of Nursing
October 30, 2013 - Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of
Columbia University School of Nursing and senior vice-president of the
Columbia University Medical Center, has become the American Academy of
Nursing’s president-elect, it was announced at the Academy’s annual
policy conference in Washington, DC.