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Immunization Education: Where Do We Go from Here?

Considered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “one of the greatest achievements of biomedical science and public health,” vaccines have received some attention lately in the media, as unvaccinated children helped spread the highly contagious measles across much of the United States and into Canada. So what should nurses be telling patients?

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Virtual IPE Opens Up Options for Collaboration
Learning to work with co-workers on the job can be challenging and even distracting. In an effort to increase workplace collaboration and better patient outcomes, there is growing interest in offering medical students online opportunities for fostering interprofessional education (IPE).

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Vaccinations 101: What Nurses Need to Know in 2015
According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), vaccines are among the most successful and cost-effective tools for promoting public health by preventing disease and death. By following these five tips, nurses can play a key role in ensuring their health of their patients and community.

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Why Travel Nursing Jobs Are Booming Again
Travel nurses are in high demand, thanks to a confluence of positive factors affecting the health care industry. And that means that travel nursing companies and their clinicians are staying busier than ever.

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The Dangers of Summer: Nurses Dive in to Keep Kids Safe
July 14, 2015 - School’s out for summer, which means joy for kids…and some trepidation for their parents. Most parents can compose an impressive list of summer safety hazards without even stopping to take a breath.

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Many Physicians and Advanced Practice Clinicians Admit Working While Sick

Many physicians and advanced practice clinicians, including registered nurse practitioners, midwives and physician assistants, reported to work while being sick despite recognizing this could put patients at risk, according to the results of a small survey published online by JAMA Pediatrics.

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